NDRC at PorterShed - 2019
NDRC at PorterShed

Entrepreneurs with a digital technology focus to their business can now apply to attend NDRC's leading accelerator, NDRC at PorterShed.

The programme:

The NDRC team will work intensively with each company, helping them to understand what value their company can offer customers, their strategy for growth and getting them ready to meet the demands of both investors and the marketplace.

NDRC’s portfolio of digital companies over the last ten years includes Nuritas, Logentries, Bizimply, Boxever, SilverCloud, and TandemHR. These companies went on to receive millions of euros in follow-on investment from both Irish and international investors.

To find out more about the programme, see

NDRC provides startup teams with:

• Financial investment and space for your team at NDRC in PorterShed, Galway

• Expert mentorship in areas such as customer discovery, sales, finance, investment, technology, marketing, design and communications.

• An environment working alongside a broad spectrum of start-ups, innovators and investors.

• Weekly workshops and networking.

• The opportunity to pitch to investors and build their connections with the investment community.

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Company Name *
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Describe your company briefly - what it is you do, and for who? *
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Briefly, describe the problem you are solving? *
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What is your product/solution? Briefly describe your planned technology/platform. *
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Who are your initial target customers? State why they are your target customers. *
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How have you engaged your target customers to validate your business idea? Describe any validation received to date. *
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List the ways in which your target customers are currently solving the problem you are addressing, including direct and indirect competition? *
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How will you win in the market against this direct and indirect competition? *
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Please provide details on the market that you are targeting, including the size of the opportunity, and how this might evolve over time. *
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Have you built a product? *
How are you building your product/technology? If in-house, please describe your capabilities to do so; if outsourced, please describe any engagement you have had to date with partners. *
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Describe your business model or expected business model (i.e. how will you make money)? *
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Briefly tell us about your team, and the value each team member brings to the business. *
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What is the biggest challenge facing your team over the next three months? *
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Can you describe any current or planned Intellectual Property strategy associated with the idea? *
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If you've applied to NDRC previously, what has changed since your previous application? Can you quantify/qualify the improvement? *
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Where is the company currently based? County and/or country. *
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Can all founders be present for the full duration of the programme? *
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Do you have links with a third level institution - e.g. research, Innovation Voucher, programme activity, etc. *
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