Category Archives: Applications

NI Startup Accelerator FAQ's

Raise Accelerator FAQs

Raise Discovery Accelerator: what do you need to know? Community Manager Eva-Jayne sat down with co-founder and CEO of Raise Jenny to see exactly what the 8-week Discovery Accelerator kicking off this Autumn is all about.  What is Raise looking for in their Discovery Accelerator and the Accelerator programmes?  We’re looking for early stage founders […]

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Aeroblue testimonial

Raise Ventures Accelerator review with Jason McDevitt, startup founder at Aeroblue Software

Today we speak to Jason McDevitt, startup founder at Aeroblue Software to hear his thoughts, review and testimonial about Raise Accelerator programme that he successfully took part in during 2021. How has your team grown since joining the Raise accelerator? Jason: “We have recently Hired 2 Part-time developers to start working on our prototype and […]

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Request For Startups: Tomorrow’s Transport.

As reported in the BBC: Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM’s green plan While the efforts from the PM might be lacklustre (the budget amount for this transformation is 1/25th of the massively overspent (and mostly pointless) HS2 rail project, the opportunity remains for smart startups to address […]

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Creative Industries Seed Fund Launch

Last week saw the launch of the Creative Industries Seed Fund in Northern Ireland. Obviously a direct descendent of the Innovation Fund it’s not quite as open as the predecessor because it’s definitely aimed at Digital. If you recall, 40% of the Innovation Fund was dedicated to Digital previously – this will be close to […]

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Start Up Opportunites are Rife

Belfast is booming, tourists are at every city centre street corner jumping on a City Sightseeing Bus and there are many a crane on the skyline with more hotels and student accommodation popping up around town. In the mix of the Belfast boom, there is booming startup world: business startup opportunities are rife. The talent, […]

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Raise Accelerator programme

Think you could be the next Raise Founder? Applications close Friday 10th Feb 2023 for our Spring Programme 2023 which will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 21st Feb 2023 for 8 weeks. Our Autumn Programme is currently running every Tuesday and Thursday from Tuesday 27th September until Thursday 24th November At Raise, we’re committed […]

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Welcome to RAISE

Welcome to Northern Ireland’s first privately-run startup accelerator. We are seeking disruptive, scalable, high-growth business ideas from entrepreneurs / startups who can commit to our programme here at RAISE. Following an intensive curriculum over 6 months, delivered by entrepreneurs who have ‘been there, and done it.’ Our business is startups. Applications are currently open.

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