Applications Open!

Raise is Northern Ireland's first private accelerator.
By entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.

After a fabulous launch night, applications for the Raise Accelerator are now open.!





You want to apply to our programme.

>>So, tell us your plans....<<


Past Events

Be part of our official events. We strive for an informal, open and transformative atmosphere in an inspiring venue.

The Next Raise

The next Raise is planned for Spring 2019. Are you ready to pitch?

Raise The Curtain

Our Raise event in November 2018 at the QFT, saw six pitches from local entrepreneurs, all hoping for an introduction or a first meeting with an investor.

The Rademon Raise

Our Raise in June 2018, was held at the Rademon Estate (home of Shortcross Gin). 11 pitches to a packed room of investors and sponsors.


Come and look at our startups after we launch.

PIO Media

PIO Media at Raise III pitching "Will It Be A Kind God" feature/movie.

Raise III info

Bluesona "Loop"

Bluesona pitching for capital at Raise III. Their tech addresses phone use in cars and driver distraction.

Raise III info

Killian Garvan

The second of our movie pitches at the QFT - an award winning screenwriter seeking funding for development and production.


Bullhouse Brew Co

Award-winning craft beer, Bullhouse, seeks investment for expansion plans and distribution to bring flavour to the masses.



Immersional, a novel personalised augmented-reality training service.


Covet CLR

Renewably-sourced products with a competitive edge, seeking additional product development.