Mercia EIS Funds

Startup competition launches

Startup competition
Q1 2015
To kick off 2015, we will be holding our first quarterly startup Business plan competition with a rotating sector focus.
We therefore formally invite applications from startups in the sectors of ‘Electronics and Hardware’, ‘Advanced Materials’, ‘Engineering’ and ‘Specialised Manufacturing’.
Companies applying should be no older than 2 years old and will not have received either EIS or VCT funding previously.
Prizes include:
£3000 (winner)
To enter, please submit an executive summary or slide deck outlining your
business proposition to by 12pm on
Saturday 28th February. Finalists will be invited to pitch in person to the
Mercia Fund Management team at 2pm on Monday 9th March.