NDRC Catalyser

By hban.org
Monday, 21st March 2016
Filed under: Entrepreneur, Year2016

NDRC Catalyser is an early stage investment programme aimed at startups and founder teams with deep know-how and technology that addresses a significant global unmet market need or problem.

NDRC is offering an investment of up to €100k along with support and mentoring through a six month acceleration programme.

Intake will be based on a cohort of companies. A streamlined selection process means the estimated time from application to offer is less than 4 weeks. Full due diligence and commercial validation will take place as part of the programme which is reflected in the investment structure. There will be an initial investment of €30k with further access to €70k subject to achieving pre-agreed milestones.  The milestones will be determined and mutually agreed as part of a workshop that will take place between pitch and offer.

What are we looking for?

  •     Deep know-how and technology, beyond proof of concept that addresses a significant global unmet market need or problem.
  •     Globally scalable product or services-led propositions
  •     Potential to be investor ready or revenue generating within 6 -9 months
  •     Strong commercial and technical team

What we’re offering:

  •     Up to €100k investment via convertible loan
  •     An initial investment of €30k
  •     Further investment of up to €70k, subject to achieving agreed milestones
  •     6 month intensive, deeply experiential commercially-focused programme
  •     Mentoring by the some of the best in the ecosystem
  •     Peer-to-Peer learning

Applications are open until 6th April - please visit the NDRC website for more information.