Fund title: Discovering Start-Ups Competition 2013

Focus of fund/fund aims:

A competition aimed at finding and rewarding the most promising and innovative technology industry start-up companies, design groups, students and academics from around the UK.

Application deadline:

12 noon on 15th August 2013.

Fund description:

This competition is open to technology developers or providers of software, hardware or IT services. Entrants must be operating as a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) and must be in their start-up phase. Entries are also accepted from small companies looking to take their business forward, design or research groups in larger companies looking to exploit technology and students or academics in education with ideas that have commercial potential.

There will be five competition winners, all receiving a £500 cash prize, a certificate and trophy, plus a range of mentoring and PR opportunities.

Small to medium-sized (SMEs) are eligible to apply.

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