Aspect Student Accelerator Programme (ASAP)


ASAP is a new flagship four-month social sciences student and alumni accelerator hosted by LSE to support and scale socially-responsible student and alumni ventures.

Nineteen UK selected university student and alumni enterprises, all of whom are solving pressing socio-economic and environmental issues, will collaborate and develop their businesses over a four-month period. The new online accelerator brings together students and alumni from across the Aspect community.

The four month programme will include:

  • Fortnightly online training bootcamps hosted by both academics and practitioners from the Aspect network
  • Access to unique 1:1 mentoring opportunities
  • Bi-weekly peer skill-sharing sessions
  • Tailored online resources
  • A small stipend, conditional of full participation.

ASAP is the first joint university accelerator of its kind in Europe – the programme is tailored specifically towards driving social change through entrepreneurship.

Our programme leverages the complementary skills, networks, and academic research opportunities across the diverse Aspect community.

The accelerator brings together a unique yet like-minded community of student entrepreneurs who are building socially impactful and responsible scalable businesses. All participants are contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, either through the socially-responsible running of the business (data ethics/transparency of the supply chain/gender parity) and/or the measurable social/environmental impact created through the business idea.

Contact us

For more information, contact LJ Silverman, Head of LSE Generate, The London School of Economics and Political Science: L.J.Silverman@lse.ac.uk

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