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Belfast Business Idea Award

  • Entrepreneurs in Belfast

    The competition closed to entries on Thursday 3 June 2021. The competition was open to Belfast-based aspiring entrepreneurs who have a business idea, are starting a business or have been trading for less than two years.

  • Award prizes

    The competition winner will receive £2,500 and a business support package worth over £3,000. Four runners up will each receive a support package worth over £3,000 which includes:

    • one-year Innovation Factory membership entitling the winner to work in any open plan co-working area
    • access to masterclasses and on-site bespoke business mentoring
    • one-year membership of the Enterprise Northern Ireland (ENI) plus access to online resources
    • six months' free accountancy services (including software) from Pacem Accounting and Tax Advisor

    The competition is sponsored by Pacem and Danske Bank and supported by the Innovation Factory and Enterprise Northern Ireland.

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