Propel Programme

If you are an ambitious entrepreneur, our Propel Pre-Accelerator programme can help you turn your business idea into a world class company.

We are now accepting applications for the first cohort of the programme. Propel Pre-Accelerator is delivered by IGNITE, a UK-based start-up support and investment network. The programme offers you workshops, tutorials, networking opportunities, mentoring, financial support and access to investment.

Who should apply?

We want to hear from entrepreneurs with a passion to succeed on an international stage, and developing innovative new technology, or building their business using existing technology to disrupt traditional industries.

Support will include:

  • 6 month programme beginning in January 2018.
  • £15,000 if you are selected onto the programme.
  • Up to 12 months free co-working space at Ormeau Baths, Belfast’s newest start-up hub.
  • Help with refining business ideas and identifying growth opportunities.
  • Individual mentoring support from experienced international mentors.
  • Introduction and help with pitching to potential investors.
  • Workshops, tutorials and networking opportunities.

We can support up to 20 entrepreneurs to build a business that can scale faster than most, reach significant export growth and secure external investment.


Hear about the programme

Applications are now open. Closing date is 3pm on Friday 05 January 2018.

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