With an extra FREE 6 Months Co-working Space.
Including £50k support for product development and marketing activity.
A standardized successful model developed by co-founders of Techstars.
We’ve gathered a mentor team that is hard to match. Exited entrepreneurs. CEOs. Investors. Industry leaders. Professors. Authors. Dreamers. You get access to a network of contacts and one-on-one support and advice. Learn from other entrepreneurs. Hear their stories. See new ways of doing things. Experience first hand their journey.
Each team will be assigned a specific mentor to assist them on their journey through the programme, bringing decades of experience, skills and domain knowledge.View Mentors
Former MD of Techstars in London, Jon knows tech start-ups inside out. Passionate about helping start-ups and founders achieve their true potential.
Focuses on ICT opportunities in the UK and Ireland.On the board of StitcherAds and Kidstart. Works closely with companies such as Blikbook, Fishtree and Kantan MT.
Successful entrepreneur and senior executive, 20 years experience building great companies in online and mobile sectors.
Seasoned and exited entrepreneur. Angel Investor of the year 2013/14 @Halo_NI | Non-Executive Director @sophiasearch
Serial entrepreneur. European Investment Partner SOSV.com specializing in startup accelerator programs. Co-Founder of CoderDojo and IndieBio
Deal Maker for UKTI’s Global Entrepreneur Programme.Investor -MetaCert.Board Advisor-UCD Michael Smurfit Business School. Advisor -London School of Economics
New to the game but with some class
The Accelerator was a great environment, it was the culture of learning and we got the structure. Being on the same boat as everyone else, we got invaluable lessons from each other.
By MARK ELLIOT, Profit Bees
When we arrived in Belfast 3 months ago to start the StartPlanet Accelerator Programme, we had no user engagement and we had no commercial partnerships. We now have 9 commercial agreements with 9 peer to peer lending platforms covering 90% of the market.
By IAIN NIBLOCK, Orca Money
The support and guidance provided by StartPlanetNI and my Invest NI Client Executive have been paramount in our success so far.
By MATTHEW LARGE, glistrr
A First Class City on the edge of Europe
One of the UK’s fastest growing clusters for technology, in addition to being the friendliest parts of the UK to live in.
The city is just a one hour flight from London, 6 hours from New York and just 2 hours from Dublin by train.
The cost of living is 41% lower than London and 28% lower than Dublin, with social life booming and the arts in full flight.
Over 60,000 students enrolled at Queen’s University Belfast & University of Ulster.
Despite its' skilled workforce, salary levels are below national average, employee loyalty is high, perfect for any new business starting out.
Strong network support system with access to support and funding from Invest Northern Ireland.