Guide

Venture for success programme

11 January 2018


Supporting the development of new businesses in high growth sectors

Belfast’s fledgling businesses in high growth areas such as the creative and digital industries, hospitality and tourism and clean technology are being offered an opportunity to increase their sales, profitability and competitiveness through a new business development programme.

Venture for Success, a free Belfast City Council three year programme, part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme is tailored for start-up companies and those which have been trading for under two years.

About the programme

The venture for success programme gives you access to one-to-one mentoring, tailored workshops, signposting opportunities and the opportunity to network with like-minded people.

If you are in business less than two years and situated in one of the following key growth sectors:

  • creative and digital industries
  • financial and professional services
  • advanced engineering
  • clean technology
  • ICT and electronics
  • hospitality and tourism
  • life and health sciences

You might be interested in developing your skills when it comes to:

  • employing staff
  • considering export opportunities
  • becoming more competitive and sustainable

To be eligible to participate in the venture for success programme, applicant companies must have been trading for under two years, have a valid business plan, and must not be an Invest NI client company.

How to apply

You can register your interest through the business registration form or by phone on Tel: 9027 0482.