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City for start-ups

Kick Start

  • Funding

    This programme is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth and Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.


  • About the programme

    We’re offering you an extra boost of business advice and practical support to help kick-start your business. 

    This programme offers: 

    • one-to-one mentoring
    • access to workshops
    • incentives. 
  • How to apply

    To apply, your business must be in the Belfast City Council area and operating for less than two years. 

    Please complete our business registration form and quote ‘Kick Start’ in the text box.

  • Case study

    Watch this short video to hear how Tim Young Opticians benefitted from completing the Kick Start programme.

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