Our mission

Our mission is to build a flagship early-stage tech accelerator in the Liverpool City Region. We want to create an environment where being based outside of London is no disadvantage to emerging technology companies.

50%

of announced equity deals secured by London in 2022

69%

of money deployed to London based companies

6%

secured by the North West of England

Our aim is to address this imbalance and give a platform to underserved founders building exceptional companies.

Over the next 5 years we'll be running 5 cohort accelerator programmes at our hub in the Baltic Triangle and investing in 50 early stage tech companies.

Baltic Ventures has been established as a not for profit company to support the communities we serve.

What We Do

Giving our founders the advantage

We exist to amplify the potential of game-changing founders. We connect ambitious entrepreneurs with the networks, coaching and talent they need to secure investment funding and accelerate their growth.

Hyper local with global reach

Baltic Ventures is a hub at the heart of the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool. We connect investors, talent and mentors with exceptional co-founding teams, raising entrepreneurial ambition.

Building the businesses of tomorrow

New businesses will align sustainable products and services, with sustainable business practices. We will work with founders who believe in the vision of business as a force for good.

An inclusive future

We’re a platform breaking patterns of bias by creating an inclusive space where the best founders can succeed and anyone has the opportunity to realise the potential of their business.

Values

Our Shared Values

Community and collaboration

We’ll reach out – we won’t live in an isolated tech bubble. We value new ideas, we like to share.

A positive environment for all

We’re energised, a ‘yes’ attitude always goes a long way to move mountains (and being upbeat prepares us to be ready for anything). With this confidence bravery will follow; not fearing failure, permission to question and not fear the unknown.

Respect to everyone

We strive to be an inclusive, safe place where ideas and opinions are valued to create better outcomes. We behave with respect towards others, we value difference and diversity.

Balance in everything we do

We’ll create an environment to promote a healthy mindset, maintaining a good work/life balance for longevity. We like to have fun – and we’re serious about what we do.

The Team

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Claire Lewis

CEO and Co-Founder

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Mo Aldalou

Programme Director

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Rachel Siner

Operations Manager

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Becca Harvey

Community Manager

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Riam Kanso

Non-Executive Director

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Mark Rathbone

Non-Executive Director and Co-Founder

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Carl Wong

Non-Executive Director, Co-Founder and Lead Coach

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David Woods

Co-Founder and Lead Coach

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Rebecca Stockdale

Lead Launchpad Coach and Startup Advisor

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Location

We’re proud to be based in the Baltic Triangle in Liverpool.

Our space is a place where entrepreneurs can come to create, work and build connections.

Liverpool has a unique energy that attracts some of the world’s most creative, talented and passionate people. It is because of this that we believe the UK’s best early-stage companies will grow and succeed here.

Founding teams will be based here for the duration of the four month programme.

Contact Us

Baltic Ventures
Studio B, Digital House
44 Simpson Street
Liverpool
L1 0AX

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