How to Apply

Simply contact Cara Dallat, Chief Executive of CIDO Ltd. p 028 3839 6520 e who will guide you through the selection criteria and facilitate the application process.


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What is the accelerator programme?

The Accelerator Programme offers first class guidance from leading industry and academic business experts who will show you how to successfully pitch for investment and engage with the major Northern Ireland business funding bodies.

Over the course of three months, your business will benefit for a variety of interactive group workshops and one to one specialist mentoring, cumulating with successful applicants having the opportunity to pitch for up to £1m equity stake investment from a private investor!

Recruitment for the Programme is open now, however as places are limited a selection process will take place. Workshops will begin in January 2019.

Why Apply?

You should apply for a place on the programme if you:

  • Have a desire and commitment to take your business to the next level.
  • Own and/or manage a business that is based in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area.
  • Have a potential turnover in excess of £500K within the next 12 -24 months.
  • Are considering the potential of an Equity Stake Investment for your business.