Start-Up Founder Mentoring Programme

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Achieve in weeks and months what could take you years - this programme combines the founder mentoring models from working with Silicon Valley and Startup Weekend to help you differentiate your venture, develop a better business model, design new revenue models, engage investors and more.


Early-stage start-up founders, co-founders or anyone wanting to transition from employment to becoming a start-up founder.


This programme works with you on a monthly basis to provide years of trusted experience and expertise from running venture programmes for start-ups, organisations and investors - working with the founders of more than 100 start-ups with valuations of £1-8m.

The programme combines the mentoring models from working with both Silicon Valley and Startup Weekend to provide fascinating insights, real-world examples, easy-to-learn strategies, guidance and direction to help you understand new ways to think about and develop your business model, value propositions, revenue models, partnerships and engage investors.


  • up to 2 x 90 minute one-to-one meeting sessions each month.

  • a choice of evening or afternoon meeting session dates and times that work best for you.

  • remote support by email and phone throughout each month to help address any challenges.

  • support to develop your business model: value propositions, partnerships, revenue models and more.

  • easy-to-learn insights that help you understand how to develop a better investor pitch and engage investors.


Anthony David King is founder of Anthony David King Ventures, that develops and runs venture programmes such as incubators and innovation hubs for start-ups, organisations and investors - with more than 200 ventures across 15 cities, and engaging millions of people every year.

This includes the BPI Innonovation Hub, developed in partnership with the British Phonographic Industry - the organisation that represents the UK's recorded music industry around the world, and also runs the BRIT Awards - building partnerships between innovative tech start-ups and record labels. Which is now one of the largest music tech start-up programmes in Europe.

Anthony is also a Partner at Rare Seed Capital, that provides early-stage investment for scaleable tech start-ups with diverse founders and teams. And is the Programme Director of their Start-up Pre-Investment Programme.

Anthony has mentored more than 100 start-up founders across several industry focused venture programmes, is also a mentor for the Seattle founded incubator Startup Weekend, has lectured at a number of universities on entrpreneurship and innovation, and is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts and Commerce for his contribution to developing innovative ventures throughout Britain.


Your meeting session are held at one of several central London locations, that you can choose from once you've registered.

You can also join the programme remotely if you're based out of London, with your one-to-one sessions via Skype or phone with email support.


"An excellent mentor, supporting me and my business partners and encouraging us to pursue our ideas and venture, he never made us feel our business idea was unreachable."

"Helped us to create a realistic model that compliments our business. Because of Anthony our business is about to be launched this year."

"As a fellow business woman in marketing I admire Anthony's skills in working collaboratively with other business leaders to make a difference to others lives across a number of disciplines."

"Loads of advice for my own company and has been there if I've ever needed him."


How long does the mentoring programme last?

The programme rolls on a month to month basis, focusing on a different aspect of your start-up journey each month. And therefore you can choose to continue the programme for as long as you want to.

Does my venture need to be up and running?

No, as the aim is to support you through the many stages of your start-up founder journey, including idea stage and your development stages.

What should I bring to each meeting session?

A notepad and pen, a digital notebook or a laptop.


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