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 Concept Grant Closing Date - 5pm Tuesday 17th December 2019. All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session scheduled to take place the week commencing 20th January 2020 (final dates TBC).
- Next Concept Plus Grant Closing Date - 5pm Tuesday 28th January 2020. All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session scheduled to take place the week commencing 17th February 2020 (final dates TBC).
For more information on the PoC Fund, including the eligibility criteria and the application process, please visit our FAQs.
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