Welcome to the Proof of Concept Grant Fund application portal
The techstartNI Proof of Concept Grant (PoC) Fund is managed by Pentech Ventures LLP.
Techstart Ventures LLP is an appointed representative of Pentech Ventures LLP which 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 £25k).
- Next Concept Grant Closing Date - 5pm Wednesday 9th May 2018.
All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session. The Pitch Sessions will take place in May 2018 - date TBC.
Decisions on your application will be made by June 2018.
- Next Concept Plus Grant Closing Date - 5pm Tuesday 10th April 2018.
All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session. The Pitch Sessions will take place in April 2018 (final date TBC).
A shortlist of applicants will then be selected to present to the Fund’s Assessment Panel.
Decisions will then be made.
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.