Plus they provide incredible opportunities both locally & globally for individuals and businesses connected to Ormeau Baths.

With numerous strategic partnerships, these close-working relationships allow us to carry out our vision of bringing Belfast together through economic opportunity, innovation and development.

Check out some of our partners below to find out what makes them so incredible.

Barclays Eagle Labs – labs.uk.barclays/locations/belfast

Eagle Labs are a network of spaces supported by Barclays to help businesses create, innovate and grow. Thanks to them our members have access to:

– All Eagle Labs in the UK while travelling
– Premier Business Banking, free of charge
– Referrals to potential partners and investors
– Mentoring and coaching from growth specialists

Ignite NI – igniteni.com

Whether you are starting out or looking to the next level, Ignite’s pre-accelerator and accelerator programs have been created to support you. Propel Pre-Accelerator is delivered by IGNITE, a UK-based start-up support and investment network. The programme offers you workshops, tutorials, networking opportunities, mentoring, financial support and access to investment.

Support will include:

– Accelerator and pre accelerator run every year
– £15,000 if you are selected onto the programme for accelerator
– Up to 12 months free co-working space at Ormeau Baths, one of Belfast’s bustling start-up hubs
– Workshops and mentoring covering customer and product development, sales and marketing, pitching and fundraising
– Individual mentoring from experienced international entrepreneurs and investors
– Help to understand the market opportunity, challenge assumptions, discover customers and provide tools for development and growth

Techstart – techstart.vc

Techstart work with NI tech entrepreneurs by providing capital and advice at the early startup phase. They offer young tech companies the opportunity to develop their proof of concept to help them reach the next stage of funding or take their product to market.

Root & Branch

Root & Branch is a coffee shop with an ethical ethos and approach, who in our opinion serve the best coffee in Belfast. Not only does their in-house cafe keep our members fueled and full, but they’re also our official catering partner for events.

MCE – mcepublicrelations.com

MCE are our official PR partners and have extensive experience in delivering strategic and creative communications strategies that align with the client’s overall objectives. They kindly support our members with media coverage and opportunities.

DogPatch

Dogpatch Labs is a startup hub, located in the historic chq Building in the heart of Dublin’s Digital Docklands. Their mission is to accelerate the development of Ireland’s startup ecosystem by providing a valuable community from where you can grow, share knowledge and form connections. Our partnership with them helps connect the start-up communities in Northern and Southern Ireland together.

UKBAA

The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) is the national trade association for early-stage investment.

Our industry collectively invests over £1.8 billion per annum and is the largest source of investment for startups and scaleups in the UK.

We act as the voice of the investment community and strive to build, train and connect the investment ecosystem to ensure a coherent landscape for financing high-growth entrepreneurs.

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