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Welcome to the Proof of Concept Grant Fund application portal


The techstart Proof of Concept Grant (PoC) Fund is managed by Techstart Ventures LLP.

Techstart Ventures LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

On a competitive basis, the PoC Fund seeks to support entrepreneurs with grants directed towards exploring the viability and commercial potential of an innovative concept. 

The funding comes in the form of a Concept Grant (up to £10k) and a Concept Plus Grant (up to £35k).

- Next £10k Concept Grant Closing Date - TBC. 

- Next £35k Concept Plus Grant Closing Date - TBC.

Female Founders £35k Grant Closing Date - TBC.

For more information on the PoC Fund, including the eligibility criteria and the application process, please visit our FAQs.

To view the application forms, please Register. If you have already registered then please Login.