Running your business

Investor readiness

Funding options for businesses

In this video we discuss the current funding landscape, including what’s available, how things have changed and what your options might be.

How to create the perfect pitch for your business.

As an entrepreneur, you’ll need to show investors why you and your business are worth investing in. So how do you best prepare for a pitch?


Selling to investors

Learn more about preparing your business case to effectively sell your idea to investors. Read more on this Ulster Business Hub article.

Tips for preparing your business case


Business Builder workshop: writing a great 60-second pitch

If you haven’t got a clear 60-second pitch, you could be missing out on opportunities. In this free online, interactive workshop, the Ulster Bank Business Builder team break down the ‘elevator’ pitch into its component parts. Get a clear understanding of what to include for maximum impact.

Find out more and register


Create your pitch with our template

Use our Entrepreneur Accelerator pitch template to help create the perfect pitch for your business. We guide you through the key areas to cover, along with tips to boost the impact of your business pitch.

Download our pitch template

Examples of great elevator pitches

These videos from Accelerator entrepreneurs are good examples of effective, short business pitches. They give snappy and impactful descriptions of what their business does, and how it can solve a problem.

Business planning and growth

It’s a new year with new challenges. We have guidance on Brexit, money management and preparing for the New Now.