Applications are open for the 2018 GovStart programme

GovStart is a 6-month growth programme to help startup companies work with the public sector. It recognises that startups are building exciting and transformative technology which can make a huge difference to central government services.

Startups and many other small businesses struggle to do business with the public sector. The Govstart programme provides insights, networks and capital to help them engage with the public sector. It builds a an individual programme for every startup which includes the following:


  • Identifying public sector problems and trends
  • Demystifying the government sales cycle
  • Fitting your product to the public sector


  • Writing successful bids
  • Pitching to the public sector
  • Integrating with legacy systems


  • Maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Using government data responsibly
  • Ensuring cyber protection


  • Identifying decision makers and budget holders
  • Dedicated person to support your engagement
  • Use of the extensive and international Public network

For more information check out the Govstart website and complete the form below

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