Accelerator Directory / Public Group Limited

Business Description as PUBLIC
"Helping startups transform the public sector.

In March 2017, we launched applications to GOVSTART, a growth programme based in London to get startups ready for the public sector, and help them through the sales cycle. … We will build an individual programme for every startup who joins GovStart, based on their product, knowledge gaps, market and time constraints. We ask for 3% equity.

NETWORKS. Connecting tech startups with key people across the public sector.
SUPPORT. Helping startups with strategy, product development and sales.
INSIGHT. Sharing intelligence about the public sector, opportunities and technical requirements.
CAPITAL. Funding tech startups looking to solve public sector problems.

The public sector in numbers:
£320bn global govtech market
£45bn UK procurement spend in 2015
£5.3bn UK local government spend on IT

• Eileen Burbidge, Passion Capital
• Mark Dearnley, Former CIO, HMRC
• Bill Crothers, Former Chief Procurement Officer
• Brian Forde, Former White House adviser
• Andy Beale, Former UK Government CTO
• Camille Putois, Former adviser to the French Prime Minister
• Mike Bracken, CDO Co-operative Group
• Liam Maxwell, National Technology Advisor
• Mayank Prakash, CDIO at DWP
• Kevin Cunnington, Director General, Government Digital Service

• DANIEL KORSKI, CEO. Ex-Deputy Head of Policy No 10 Downing Street.
• ALEXANDER DE CARVALHO, CIO. Venture investor, 8 + years in private equity and NED of Heineken NV
• CAROLINE MAKEPEACE, Operations Director. Ex-Tech City UK Director of Strategy / Formerly UK Trade & Investment and DCMS
• MARK LAZAR, Head of Platform. Ex-Programme Manager, Techstars.
• JUSTINE DESMOND, Research Manager. Ex-Head of Research, Osborne & Partners
• CALVIN DUDEK, Technology Adviser. Ex-Google, EF Alumni, Ex-Head of Data Science Innovation at DWP, Tech Entrepreneur

• Robin Klein, Partner, LocalGlobe, ex-Partner, Index Ventures
• Mark Dearnley, CIO, Premium Credit, Ex-CDIO at HMRC
• Mustafa Suleyman, Founder, Google DeepMind
• Siim Sikkut, CTO of Estonia
• Phaedra Chrousos, Ex- Tech Transformation Commissioner, US Government
• Lord Paddy Ashdown, Politician, diplomat, author
• General David Richards, Ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Chairman of Equilibrium
• Alisa Swidler, Philanthropist, Campaigner
• Lord Mark Malloch Brown, Ex-Deputy UN Secretary-General, Ex-HMG Minister
• Bill Crothers, Ex-UK Chief Procurement Officer, Ex-Head of Crown Commercial Service"

Registered Address

25 Eccleston Place 25 Eccleston Place

Contact Details

Key Data

8775 Specialty Finance
Company Number
Private Limited Company
Company Age
3 years
July 5, 2016
Nature of Business
99999 - Not Allocated
Year End
July 31

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