We are a minimum viable team that branched out of the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) to kick-start Malta’s first early stage startup accelerator, and Europe’s first Blockchain friendly government-backed accelerator.
We guide you in the validation, testing and execution of your business idea, helping you identify and develop all the individual building blocks you need to put together your unique selling proposition and take it to the next stage of your project. This could be by connecting you to expert networks or investors, or prepare you for eventually registering your ICO or DLT arrangement with the local competent authorities after graduating from the programme.
Our zero-equity YouStartIT accelerator programme runs roughly twice a year offering a pre-seed investment of €30,000 and taking five or more startups per intake. This excludes other pro bono services offered by our partners. All IP developed is yours to keep.
This initiative stems from Action 25 of the Digital Malta National ICT Strategy 2020 and policies designed to transform Malta into Blockchain Island. In fact, we enjoy the backing of the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation within the Office of the Prime Minister.