BEST FUNDED ACCELERATOR IN EUROPE?

We think so. We’ve put together a package that is unrivalled in the UK or anywhere in Europe.

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Your startup will take a journey of development, growth and investment.

WHAT WE OFFER

No two startups are the same. So we set out to meet your needs.


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Start-Up Friendly T&Cs

We only take ordinary shares, the same share class as the founders, no preferential status for us. We’re here to partner with your company and it to take it the next stage.

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Up to £100,000 package

For a 6% equity share, the initial seed investment is set at £20k, plus potential support of up to £100k through Invest NI, GAN benefits and free coworking space. #VALUE

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Follow On Funding

As well as offering potential follow-on funding, we work with angel investors, corporate VCs, banks and crowdfunding platforms to fuel your future plans.

100+ MENTORS

Our mentor team are an internationally proven group of entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and leaders. Their insights and direction will propel your growth and develop an ambitious vision.  Workshops, group sessions, 1-1 mentoring, peer to peer learning, getting pitch ready, expert advice – each day every day for 90 days.  We bring in speakers and specialist advisors who will help you refine and develop your business model, plan for the future and gain connections to an international network. 

SEE THE WORLD

Each year our startups hitch up and pitch up their businesses to investors and partners in London, Manchester, San Francisco, Edinburgh, SXSW, New York and Dublin with our financial support to cover travel and accommodation expenses.

INVEST NI SUPPORT


As soon as your company is accepted on the Accelerator, Invest NI will appoint a nominated Client Executive. Companies can potentially access additional support up to £100k from Invest NI, to fund activities such as:

  • Research and Development

    £50-£100,000 Funding

  • Proof of Concept

    £10-£25,000 Funding

  • Key Person Staffing

    up to 50% Salary Costs

  • Marketing & Trade Support

    up to 50% Promotional Costs

GLOBAL RECOGNITION

Part of a truly global network of accelerators


Operate in 6 continents

100+ cities, in 70+ accelerators

The Global Accelerator Network

A recognised standard in startup acceleration.

Benefits up to the value of £35,000+

Provision of services such as hosting, and free to use software and online tools.

WORKSPACE

HQ'd in Belfast’s digital and creative quarter, with great travel links and vibrant social scene.


24 Hour Access

Your team will get 24 hour access, dedicated desk space, super quick uncontested fibre broadband, kitchen and meeting facilities.

Part of the Revolution Network

Our accelerator operates as part of the SoSv Revolution network of co-working spaces, with facilities in New York, San Francisco, Cork Ireland and Shenzhen.

Workspace for 9 Months

As well as the 3 months over the accelerator, your team will be welcome to stay with us for a further 6 months (current market value of ~£5,000).

CONTACT DETAILS

StartPlanet NI
112 Donegall Street
Belfast
BT1 2GX

+44 (0)28 953 20101
info@startplanetni.com