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 - 5pm Tuesday 12th January 2021 All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session scheduled to take place the week commencing 1st February 2021 (final dates TBC).
- Next £35k Concept Plus Grant Closing Date - 5pm Tuesday 10th November 2020. All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session scheduled to take place the week commencing 30th November 2020 (final dates TBC).
- £75k Proof of Concept Grant Competition - 5pm Tuesday 20th October. To find out more about the £75k Grant Competition in collaboration with BT please click here
For more information on the PoC Fund, including the eligibility criteria and the application process, please visit our FAQs.
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