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 build a product with a unique selling proposition. You will get the opportunity to connect with mentors, expert networks, business angels and funding institutions.
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.