We provide Real Help for Real Tech

BetaDen provides an award-winning platform for technology entrepreneurs, start-ups, and scale-ups to supercharge their route to market and develop next-generation technology at a rapid pace not possible in their usual environments, providing real help for real tech.

This is enabled by a range of carefully designed support programmes, which give innovative businesses access to expertise, environment and resources.

Additionally, all BetaDen businesses gain access and exposure to our network of over 1,300+ industry professionals, academics and investors, which enables them to forge strategic partnerships and invaluable industry links.


Situated in the heart of Cyber Valley

Adjacent to QinetiQ and close to GCHQ, BetaDen is based at the Malvern Hills Science Park, which is home to a number of growing companies working to strengthen the UK response to cyber attacks.

Transport links are good, with a direct train service to Birmingham and London (Paddington). 20 minutes from the M5 at Worcester, an hour from Birmingham Airport and the city centre.

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BetaDen in Numbers

See below some of our BetaDen Accelerate programme statistics. These statistics exclude BetaDen Incubate and BetaDen North and are a collation of companies' house data, press reports, and evaluation reports carried out by KADA Research.

Notification This section was last updated on Tuesday 2nd of July 2024.

Economic Impact


Jobs Supported by BetaDen


Announced funding raised by BetaDen businesses


Return on investment Each £1 invested will generate £6.60


Net present value, gross value added

Innovation Benefits


BetaDen participants have already or will improve products or services


BetaDen businesses have or will test the commercial viability of their idea/product


of BetaDen participants have or will build networks/collaborations

2.3 to 6.2

Before and after project improvement on average stage of commercial development (10 stages)

Service Received


All BetaDen businesses felt support was either in line with or exceeded expectations


of BetaDen businesses rated the knowledge and expertise of the advisors as 'Excellent' or 'Good'


All BetaDen businesses were satisfied with the support they received


of BetaDen businesses rated the professionalism of the delivery team as 'Excellent' or 'Good'

Diversity and Inclusion


of BetaDen companies have been founded by women


of BetaDen companies have been founded by entrepreneurs from ethnic minority backgrounds


of BetaDen companies have been founded by entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups


of BetaDen's delivery team identify as belonging to underrepresented groups

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