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What We Do

We help entrepreneurs build successful technology businesses from the ground up. We do this through the provision of advice, grants and seed investment.

  • Founder Friendly
  • Responsive
  • Well Connected
  • Collaborative
  • Experienced
  • Trustworthy
  • Focused on Novelty & Innovation
  • Supporting Entrepreneurs
  • Competitive Award Programme
  • 100% Funded
  • Tackling Issues Founders Face
  • Networking Opportunities

An Experienced and trusted team

We are confident that by working together, we can help you achieve greater success quicker.

Meet the Team
Meet the Team

Proof of Concept

Support at the earliest stage to get your business idea off the ground.

Concept Grant

Funding: up to £10k

Closing: 5pm Tuesday 2nd April 2019

All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session with techstart.

The Pitch Sessions will take place in April 2019 - Final dates/times TBC.

Decisions on your application will be made by May 2019.

Concept Plus Grant

Funding: up to £25k

Closing: 5pm Tuesday 5th February 2019

All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session with techstart.

The Pitch Sessions will take place throughout Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th February 2019.

A shortlist of applicants will then be selected to present to the Fund’s Assessment Panel. This presentation will take place on Wednesday 13th March. Shortlisted applicants must be available to attend on this date.

Decisions on your application will then be made.

Latest News & Events

Stay up to date with all our latest news and events.

Belfast-based Cloudsmith secures undisclosed Techstart investment
newsThu 7th February 2019

Belfast-based Cloudsmith secures undisclosed Techstart investment

Cloudsmith has secured a "significant but undisclosed pre-seed investment round" from Techstart Ventures, an investment that will help to support the product and ecosystem currently being developed...

Belfast sports tech firm Pitchbooking secures £250k investment to drive global growth
newsWed 6th February 2019

Belfast sports tech firm Pitchbooking secures £250k investment to drive global growth

Pitchbooking, based at Ormeau Baths, has secured an injection of funding from an investment round, led by local firm Aurient Ltd and backed by Techstart Ventures and Co-Fund NI, managed by Clarendo...

Helping businesses grow and thrive
newsSun 13th January 2019

Helping businesses grow and thrive

Additional £100m to be provided through the Scottish Growth Scheme.

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