The 2023 Venture Academy

The AxisBIC 2023 Venture Academy™

Friday March 31st - 10:00 - 14:00

UCC CUBS, 1 Lapps Quay, Cork


The Venture Academy™ is a pitching event for High Growth Startup companies seeking investment. 

As well as pitching at the AxisBIC Venture Academy™ participating companies get real feedback, advice and coaching on their Investor pitch from Seasoned Entrepreneurs & Investors. The Venture Academy™ is part of the Growth Pathway Programme which is run by AxisBIC with our partners Cork City Council & Cork County Council.


The companies pitching come from a variety of sectors including Medtech, automotive, remote learning, retrofitting houses, personal data & automated reporting. They are 

  • Kids Speech Labs
  • DataMinfo
  • Akkure Genomics
  • Everywhere English
  • RetroKit
  • Hibra Design
  • Unbanx


Investors & Seasoned Entrepreneurs - Why Attend the AxisBIC Venture Academy?

  • Hear from some of the hottest Startups & Scaleups pitching
  • Pre-Screened investment opportunities
  • Network and hear from other Investors & Seasoned Entrepreneurs
  • Hear about the newest trends & sectors in Investing
  • Full list of pitching companies to be published in advanced



At the AxisBIC Venture Academy those selected to pitch will get:

  • Real feedback, advice and coaching on their pitch
  • Selected companies will be invited to a coaching session prior to the Venture Academy where they will get expert advice & feedback on a one-to-one basis from AxisBIC & Investors/Seasoned Entrepreneurs 
  • Post event feedback will also be provided
  • Most Investible Business Proposition will be voted by the Audience on the day
  • A unique opportunity to pitch to an audience of Irish and European Investors & Seasoned Entrepreneurs
  • Since our very first Venture Academy™, companies that have participated have raised over €30million in investment

Applications are NOW Closed


For Investors & Seasoned Entrepreneurs Please Click Here to register to attend the event




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