NDRC Catalyser

NDRC Catalyser is an early stage investment programme aimed at startups and founder teams with deep research-based 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 for equity 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 research-based 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
  • Initial investment of €30k for equity
  • Further investment of up to €70k, via convertible loan, 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

If you are interested in NDRC Catalyser or any of our investment programmes, please contact a member of our Venture Investment Team on the form below:


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