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PowerUp! Competition for startups looking for financing and more

How about €30,000 to finance your great business idea?

Startups have until this Thursday 19 April to apply for the next edition of PowerUp!, a competition for European startups with a focus on energy, mobility, cleantech & cybersecurity projects. The winner will take home €30,000, with prizes of €10,000 and €5,000 for runners-up.

Authors of the most interesting projects will also be invited to participate in the EIT InnoEnergy Highway® Accelerator programme, offering financing of up to €150,000.

PowerUp! is targeted at entrapreneurs who have a new product or service with maximum time to market of 2 years, a dedicated team, a secured secured IP and an ambitious plan to become a global company.

Find out more on how to apply


How can Grant Thornton help?

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We understand that running a business is demanding. At the end of the day there’s limited time to work through strategic challenges, even more so when your business is still at its infancy stage. Our team will target these challenges and work through them efficiently, while you focus on the day-to-day running of the business. We will deliver practical, actionable advice to maximise opportunities within the realities of your business environment.

We offer a comprehensive range of corporate services, ranging from company formations, assistance with obtaining the necessary financing, advisory services, forecasting and conducting the necessary feasibility studies and valuations. Our multi-disciplinary teams are trained to identify risks, opportunities and improvements for a wide range of business types: international companies, privately-owned enterprises, family businesses, partnerships, non-governmental and governmental organisations as well as private individuals.

Call us today on +356 2132 0134 or email us to find out how we can help startups and SME’s unlock their potential for growth.