1 - 4 septemper 2020

A one-week accelerator program, FOR SWEDISH

ScaleUp Companies

Your golden ticket to the uk

London Bootcamp is a collaboration between Startup Sweden and SCC UK, in partnership with the Tillväxtverket and DIT. The one-week accelerator program is specially designed for Swedish tech startups looking to build a presence and connection with London and the UK.

The program takes place on 1-4 September during London Tech Week.

Participating in the London Bootcamp you'll get the opportunity to learn from, connect with and meet leading tech experts, successful entrepreneurs and seasoned investors from the tech and financial capital of Europe.

The one-week program offers a range of dedicated seminars and workshops, on topics ranging from practically setting up in the UK, how to find customers and distributors, to lessons learnt from entrepreneurs already established in the UK. Speakers and mentors include senior business professionals, seasoned entrepreneurs and best-in-class field experts.

Some selected businesses are also offered matchmaking with potential clients, partners and distributors in the UK, and have the opportunity to pitch their business at the annual Tech Forum in front of an audience of 200+ peers and investors.

Who can participate?

To participate your company must

  • Be in the form of a limited company registered in Sweden
  • Have launched your product or service
  • Have global ambitions for your product or service
  • Partake in the Bootcamp on-site throughout the whole week
  • Have a developed plan to enter the London market
  • Have a desire to learn and share your entrepreneurial experience.


  • You pay for travel and accommodation expenses.
  • The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth covers other costs associated with the content of the Startup Sweden program.

The Program will help you to

  • Connect with the wider VC, angel and investor community in London – the world’s largest financial centre.
  • Understand the opportunities available in the UK market, the fifth largest economy in the world.
  • Practically understand the necessary steps for setting up and successfully running a business in the UK.
  • Learn lessons from seasoned entrepreneurs and businesses who have already made it in the UK.
  • Gain unique insight from established local experts from across a range of fields and accelerate expertise.
  • Share experiences and challenges with other like-minded entrepreneurs and businesses currently on the same journey.

Hear it from the Bootcampers

In 2019, 20 selected businesses were invited to participate in the London Bootcamp Programme. Hear a few of them share their experiences and results of the programme.