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Competitive Start Fund Graduate Entrepreneurship

Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund for Graduate Entrepreneurs will open from 8th - 22nd March 2017. 

Calling all energy startups

Interested in piloting your tech with major international utilities? And winning up to $200,000 while traveling to four countries with all expenses paid?

CorkBIC Entrepreneur Experience

The Entrepreneur Experience® is a unique opportunity for 24 Emerging Entrepreneurs to gain unparalleled access and advice from 24 of Ireland's most successful Business leaders over 24 hours.

CorkBIC Entrepreneur Experience

The Entrepreneur Experience® is a unique opportunity for 24 Emerging Entrepreneurs to gain unparalleled access and advice from 24 of Ireland's most successful Business leaders over 24 hours.

€2M deal helps HBAN backed Wicklow Wolf brew up 20 jobs

Investment will fund a new, larger brewing site in Wicklow, enabling 15-fold increase in production Investment includes €722,000 from HBAN Food Syndicate, which will help the company expand into International markets including the US, Asia and Europe Food Syndicate’s second investment in Wicklow Wolf this year brings its total investment to over €800k in 18 months Company sold its first beer just two years ago and now has produced over 16 varieties of beer HBAN seeking new business angel investors to invest in businesses like Wicklow Wolf at its Business Angel Roadshow this November   HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment and a joint initiative of InterTradeIreland and Enterprise Ireland, today announces a €2 million investment in craft beer company, Wicklow Wolf. HBAN’s Food Syndicate is one of the leading stakeholders in the deal, which is also supported by Enterprise Ireland and a number of private investors.

FinTech Innovation Lab open for applications

Are you a FinTech start-up ready to disrupt the Financial Services sector? If so, then the FinTech Innovation Lab is the accelerator for you. Applications will close on 31st October.

Global Investor Challenge

The Global Investor Challenge will seek to find the most investible Entrepreneurs and present them at the Grand final at the Startup Nations Summit in Cork in November 2016. This is a competition for Startups and Entrepreneurs who are seeking investment and are investor ready. There will be regional finals held across Ireland in the week leading up to the summit (Nov 14-18) with the Grand Final in Cork on Saturday November 19th. The Global Investor Challenge is part of the Growth Pathway Programme*. CorkBIC have huge experience organising similar initiatives for Startups and Entrepreneurs, have a look at the 2016 Entrepreneur Experience®

UPRISE Festival Pitch Battle coming to Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork

UPRISE Festival Europe in association with Bank of Ireland is searching for Irish based competitors for its ‘Pitch Battle’ to be held during the UPRISE tech festival on October 20th in the RDS. The UPRISE Festival Pitch Battle will put the power in the hands of the audience as they vote for the startup best able to pitch its business. Now in its fourth edition, UPRISE is one of Europe’s foremost festivals for startups, enterprise and investors.

Applications are now open for the 2017 London Barclays Fintech Accelerator Programme

After the great success of last year, Barclays are delighted to again be bringing the Techstars team to Dublin to meet with founders, investors and influencers and share the following information on the programme below:

Thinktech Social Innovation Fund Applications Open

What is THINKTECH? | Social Innovation Fund THINKTECH is a €1 million project to support and grow ideas for a better Ireland. Created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland with support from Google.org and Government, the THINKTECH challenge identifies innovative ideas that use technology to create positive social impact in Ireland. THINKTECH is seeking proposals that impact lives and touch hearts.
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