Support:

  1. Work West, Aims to improve the economic and social profile of West Belfast. Offers a series of startup and growth programmes
  2. Digital Circle – Represents the digital content industry in Northern Ireland
  3. NISP CONNECT – Northern Ireland Science Park, independent, non-profit organisation that supports the development of innovative technologies and early stage companies
  4. East Belfast Enterprise – provide incubation workspace and training/mentoring initiatives to support new and established businesses in the local area
  5. Bloom@BT9 – affordable collaborative workspace
  6. City Business Hub – Business support centre located in Belfast
  7. Propel Programme – support businesses who want to expand globally
  8. Start Planet NI – Mentoring, investment and co-working space

 

Funding:

  1. Techstart NI – seed stage and early-stage funding for tech businesses
  2. HALO – the main business angel network for Northern Ireland
  3. Kernel Capital – the Bank of Ireland Kernal Capital Venture Funds
  4. Crescent Capital – Belfast based Venture Capital Fund
  5. CoFund NI -Co-Fund NI is a £28 million equity fund that will co-invest with business angel/private investor-led deals
  6. Inter Trade Ireland – Grants and support available
  7. Invest NI – Grants and support available

 

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