NDRC LaunchPad seeks the next wave of start-up founders

10 Jun 2015

The NDRC, one of Europe's most successful start-up accelerators, is seeking founders

The next wave of start-up founders is being sought for the NDRC’s LaunchPad programme, acclaimed as one of the most successful accelerators in Europe.

NDRC was recently ranked the third most active accelerator with money by the Fundacity European Accelerator Report.

Earlier this year the NDRC received 170 applications for eight places. Those selected received up to €20,000 in pre-seed investment and commercial support.

The LaunchPad programme is seeking strong entrepreneurial ideas in the digital space that are capable of attracting investment and achieving commercial returns.

“Participants benefit from hands-on mentoring and access to unparalleled expertise,” said Gary Leyden from NDRC.

“They will participate in weekly workshops and network with acknowledged thought leaders. At the end of the three months they will have the opportunity to pitch to investors for further investment.”

The NDRC will hold an information evening on Wednesday 24 June on Crane Street in Dublin 8 at 6.30pm.

The overall deadline for applications to NDRC LaunchPad is July 3, with full details on the application process available on www.ndrc.ie.

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John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years