About Us

We are experts in retail, consumer and innovation. We invest in businesses that have a brilliant concept, product or technology and an identifiable point of competitive advantage, but most importantly we invest in and accelerate businesses that are run by an outstanding team of people.

The Collection

Applications for our next cohort, The Collection AW15 are now closed. Applications for the SS16 will open on March 1st.

Twice a year in Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter we hold The Collection, our startup accelerator programme. The six months provide a structured programme to companies that are in the early stages of their development.

Until applications for the collection ss16 open on 1st March.

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Startups We Help

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Lauren Bowker The Unseen

Out of the investors I talked to, it was the only hub that didn’t feel like it was placing bets on me - TrueStart wanted me to succeed as much as I did

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An expert team for you

We are passionate investors and operators in the retail and consumer sector. When you join the TrueStart family we’ll stay with you for the whole journey, and when you’re ready, our global industry and investor network will help you scale at pace.

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Where you’ll work

You'll take up residence in our 4,300 square foot hub, moments away from the head offices of some of the world’s leading fashion, creative and retail brands, including Tom Ford, Burberry, John Lewis and Jimmy Choo.

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Our events

We keep a rich calendar of events for our entrepreneurs, investors, and partners, as well as others open to the broader public, including our annual future of retail conference, R:evolution, that attracts some of the best minds in the business.

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You’ll benefit from our strategic partners’ experience

Our strategic partners want you to succeed too – you could gain access to their vast networks and resources that could include everything from introductions to their clients and retail space, to industry support and mentoring.

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