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Sidekick school is a unique startup incubator programme. It is designed to help large third sector organisations create innovative, sustainable, spin-out digital businesses.

At a time when demand for services is increasing and funding for charities and social organisations has rarely been under such pressure, Sidekick School is set up to help charities build remarkable digital products that enable them to deliver better services and access new revenue streams.

The programme is run by Sidekick Studios with the support of the Nominet Trust. The pilot program attracted some of the UK’s top third sector brands: Comic Relief, vInspired, Carers UK and Inaura.

Sidekick School helped each organisation launch a digital service into market with a clear proposition, early users and a commercial plan, whilst also developing internal capabilities to ensure the growth of the business after the incubation period.

Following the success of the pilot, we are now looking for investors and funders to implement a bigger, and yet more ambitious, Sidekick School class of 2014.

The Projects

For Carers UK

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For Inaura

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For Comic Relief

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For vInspired

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