Leicester based digital tech companies are being encouraged to apply to Tech Nation’s growth programmes.

Applications have opened for it’s Rising Starts (for early stage startups), Upscale (for fast growing businesses) and Future Fifty (for late stage growth) programmes.

The Rising Stars programme is dubbed as the “UK’s most exciting competition for innovative, early-stage tech companies”.

Entrants are given training and support in order for them to perfect their pitches. It culminates in the top 20 companies being showcased online and promoted to an audience of investors, corporates, influencers and the wider tech ecosystem.

Last year Leicester based HR management platform Staff Circle reached the regional semi-finals.

To learn more visit: https://technation.io/

If you’re interested in applying it is worth contacting Naomi Nash, Tech Nation’s East Midlands Entrepreneur Engagement Manager.