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 Wednesday 9th May 2018

All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session.
The Pitch Sessions will take place in May 2018 - final dates TBC. Decisions on your application will be made by June 2018.

Concept Plus Grant

Funding: up to £25k

Closing: 5pm Tuesday 28th August 2018

All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session.
The Pitch Sessions will take place in September 2018 (final date TBC). A shortlist of applicants will then be selected to present to the Fund’s Assessment Panel and Decisions will then be made.

Latest News & Events

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

Techstart NI - Innovate UK Workshop
eventsThu 3rd May 2018

Techstart NI - Innovate UK Workshop

With millions of pounds available don't miss your chance to hear how your business could benefit directly from Innovate UK's representative in Northern Ireland, Lorraine Acheson. In addition we wi...

Join Us in Making a Difference
eventsWed 25th April 2018

Join Us in Making a Difference

Techstart is happy to announce the Go Make a Difference Tanzania Coffee Morning.Drop in for some buns and banter!

April Newsletter
newsWed 18th April 2018

April Newsletter

This months the newsletter covers board meetings, what they are, how to manage them and ultimately get the best out of them.