Applications to the incubation program at SSE Business Lab should meet the following criteria.
Business model: A scalable business model with international potential.
Business maturity: You have launched a prototype/MVP with initial traction (first user data/first customer or initial revenue), OR
You have secured funding and product/service is expected to be launched within 6 months.
Sustainability: You should have a sustainability vision or policy in place, or intend to within the next 6 months.
Diversity: You should have a diversity vision or policy in place, or intend to within the next 6 months.
Team dedication: The primary occupation of at least one founder should be the startup during the next 6 months.
SSE-associated entrepreneurs: At least one founder has to be a student, alumnus or faculty member at SSE or associated to the school in another way.
The idea must follow the SSE Business Lab Ethical Guidelines (eg. no alcohol or betting ventures etc.). Venture capital and pure consulting/service firms are also not eligible.