Working with you to solve the world's most pressing issues.

We build bespoke innovation programmes for startups and corporates that are solving global challenges; we invest, build and scale these ventures worldwide. 

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Who we are

Who we are

Who we are

Who we are

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Our mission.

Startup Discovery School is on a mission to address UN SDGs through innovation.

We believe that these complex issues around global sustainability can only be addressed by reimagining the future, the way we interact with the world and its natural capital.

Here you can see just some of the impact we have been making since inception.

Jobs

+44

Turnover

+£780K

Patents

+1

Grants

+£111K

Investment Raised

+£1.2M

We work closely with a number of founders in our community.

Programmes

Programmes

Programmes

Programmes

Programmes

Programmes

Programmes

Programmes

Both community founders and companies have seen real results with our programmes.

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Being part of SDS’s 2021 cohort has been a fantastic opportunity to scale, network and grow my startup.

The programme helped open the right doors and made me think of the early stages of my startup differently than if I were to navigate the pre-MVP stage alone. There were many sessions which helped me feel launch and pitch ready and I couldn’t have done it without the support from the team and the group sessions!

Paasha Ahmed

Founder of Paasha Cosmetics
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I really love how supportive the team at SDS are, and how invaluable the community they’ve built is. It’s easily one of the best facilitators of startup founders looking to find the right tools to begin their journey.

Emmanuel Olawore

Founder of Incept
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SDS was the course I never knew I needed. Direct access to business mentors is invaluable. Their contact list is a priceless tool and just makes life easier. The course content was well structured and filled in a lot of gaps I had to transition from a service-based business to a product business. I would highly recommend SDS!

Mary Adekoya

Founder of Papachichi (Pink Hot Comb)

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