Local connections, global influence

Start-Up Programme

For early stage companies that have not started trading.

What is the GCH start up programme?

We seek out entrepreneurs with the most innovative ideas and then use our expertise to guide them through a start up journey. Our network includes – business angels, VC’s, mentors, founders, entrepreneurs, lawyers, accountants, tax advisors, business consultants, recruiters and HR advisors. We love great ideas, so are interested in pitches from all types of start up businesses

Benefits of the Start up programme:

Propel your business or idea in the right direction. We can open up doors to the right people to help your company

The start-up programme gives successful applicants access to:

The selection cycle is run on a monthly basis. You’ll need to prepare a 2 hour pitch on your amazing business idea. We admit businesses on a rolling basis – so there is no need to wait!

What we look for: 

The general guidelines on what we look for are summarised here:

To find out more about our start-up programme or to join the GCH, please contact us: