News UK launches Startup Lab

News UK is launching a Startup Lab to identify and nurture startup businesses. The News UK Startup Lab will take up to six small companies and host them in a month-long incubator programme, based at video ad tech company Unruly, to help develop new thinking, new ways of working and find new revenue streams for our company and theirs.

The scheme is specifically looking for startups that can benefit from linking up with News UK – leveraging the company’s journalism, data, products and expertise. Product innovation company Fluxx, who have experience in setting up corporate start-up accelerators and working with News UK, will run and staff the programme.

News UK said the focus for the chosen companies is to work together to use their combined assets to generate more value for them, News UK and their combined audiences.

Anyone interested in joining the programme can apply You can read about the programme and apply here. Applications close on 14 September. The incubation period runs from 9 October – 3 November.