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Dragons' Den Competition with BelTech

Based in Northern Ireland?

Have a Novel and Innovative Business Idea?

Would you like £10k in grant funding to help progress your idea?

Want to participate in a Dragons' Den style competition?

Then don’t miss out on our Dragons' Den Competition as part of BelTech 2023!

APPLICATIONS OPEN MONDAY 5th DECEMBER 2022!

Closing Date - Tuesday 7th February 2023 at 5pm

Dragons' Den Session - 8th March 2023 @ Titanic, Belfast

THE DETAILS

Techstart Ventures is excited to partner with BelTech to invite people from across Northern Ireland, who have an innovative or novel business idea, to apply to participate in a Dragons' Den Competition where you will have the chance of winning a £10k grant to help kickstart your business idea! There will also be two runners-up with a £5k grant each.

Whether you are an individual with an exciting, novel business idea … or an established business looking to explore a new product or market … you could receive a grant to support your innovation.

Applications will be made to Techstart, who will then select a top 3 to present at the Dragons' Den session within BelTech on 8th March 2023. Pitches will take place in person, live at Titanic Belfast.

The winner will receive £10k in grant funding with 2 runners-up receiving £5k each!

How Do I Enter?

Applications for the Dragons' Den Competition open on Monday 5th December 2022!

To Apply, all you need to do is complete the Dragons' Den Competition Application Form online and submit by the Closing Date via the following link https://techstartni.flexigrant.com/.

Once the Closing Date has passed, and all Application Forms received, Techstart will review each application and choose 3 finalists to progress through to the Dragons' Den Session within BelTech.

Competition Schedule:

  • Applications Open - Monday 5th December 2022
  • Closing Date – Tuesday 7th February 2023 @ 5pm
  • 3 Finalists will be selected to present at the Dragons' Den session within BelTech on 8th March 2023. Pitches will take place in person, live at Titanic Belfast.
  • One winner (£10k grant) and 2 runners-up (£5k grant each) will be selected at the event.

MORE INFORMATION & GRANT APPLICATION CRITERIA: The grants will be awarded under Techstart's standard Terms and Conditions. For more information on the grant funding, including criteria to apply, how the grants will be awarded and what the grant monies may be spent on, please review Techstart's FAQs.

If you require further information to what has been provided, please don’t hesitate to contact Techstart via grants@techstart.vc