The InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition mirrors the real life investment process and can greatly improve your ability to attract investment for your business by helping you and your business become investor ready. The competition is aimed at early and new start companies that have a new equity funding requirement and has a total cash prize fund of €280,000.
Crowdfunding is becoming an increasingly popular way for startups to raise funds across the globe, however, regulation has not yet caught up with this trend. David Drake’s following article published by the Huffington Post dissects the newly approved Regulation A+ in the U.S. and forecasts its positive impact on the Crowdfunding landscape for startups.
Enterprise Ireland today have launched two calls for applications to the Competitive Start Fund (Graduate Entrepreneurship & All Sectors). Applications can be made through the Enterprise Ireland online application system until 3pm on 15th April, 2015.
Can you imagine having three successful exits in a week? It happened to Dušan Stojanovic and this is a story worth dissecting. He is founder and director of True Global Ventures and was named EBAN’s European Angel of the Year 2013, in part because of those exits in 2012. What can angels learn from Stojanovic’s strategies? One fact is without controversy: he adheres religiously to a strict investing plan.
The CEO and founder of Uniwink, Sarah Dineen (23), was the youngest female entrepreneur to graduate from Enterprise Irelands High Potential Start-Ups Class of 2014. As reported by the Irish Times, The Journal and Silicon Republic, a total of 43 new female-led start-ups were supported by Enterprise Ireland last year, the highest number yet. According to Enterprise Ireland, as many as 1,500 new jobs are expected to be created by start-ups over the next 3 years.
If you‘re a high potential Start Up that has a new innovative product or service ready for commercialisation and/or have achieved some early traction and are raising finance to scale internationally please contact us.