€1 million in start-up funding for overseas entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced two new Competitive Start Funds (CSFs) totalling up to €1 million to support overseas entrepreneurs and start-ups led by experienced business professionals. The funds, which will run simultaneously, will be administered by Enterprise Ireland. Each fund will provide up to €50,000 in equity […]

€26.75m in funding announced for the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network 2018-2022

Today, John Halligan TD, Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, announced the Government of Ireland is providing funding of €26.75m for the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Network over the five year period from 2018-2022. Since its formation in 2013, the Technology Gateway Network has completed over 2,750 innovative projects with over 1,250 […]

Enterprise Ireland Launches €1m CSF For Female Entrepreneurs

Enterprise Ireland’s €1 million Competitive Start Fund (CSF) for Female Entrepreneurs will open for applications on Tuesday, 1 May. Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 20 successful female applicants with early stage start-up companies. Last year, 46 per cent of all companies who received CSF investment from Enterprise Ireland were […]

Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Arena Awards At National Ploughing Championship Open for Applications

Minister Heather Humphreys has opened Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Arena Awards at the National Ploughing Championships for applications from Irish companies in the agri sector. The awards will take place within the popular Innovation Arena at the heart of the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, 18-21 September 2018.   The Innovation Arena is a unique […]

Over €30m Invested In Start-ups By Enterprise Ireland In 2017

Over half of supported start-ups based in regions outside Dublin   Minister Humphreys stresses crucial role of indigenous business and the regional economy   Regional €500K Competitive Start Fund announced at Start-Up Showcase 2018   Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for the development and growth of Irish companies in global markets, invested €31 million […]

Enterprise Ireland’s Brexit Advisory Clinic, Portlaoise

Enterprise Ireland is running a series of nationwide Brexit Advisory Clinics, the next of which will take place in Portlaoise on Thursday, 22nd February.   The purpose of the clinic is to support companies affected by Brexit in Laois and the surrounding areas to take immediate action to address their exposure. The clinic aims to strengthen […]

Enterprise Ireland CSF To Open To All Sectors

Enterprise Ireland’s first Competitive Start Fund (CSF) of the year will open to all sectors for applications on Tuesday 23rd January. The €750,000 fund will provide up to €50,000 in equity funding for up to 15 successful applicants. The fund closes to applications at 3pm on Tuesday, 6th February 2018.   The purpose of the Competitive Start Fund is to […]

New €500k Competitive Start Fund Targeted At Experienced Business Professionals

A total of €500,000 in start-up funding will be available from Enterprise Ireland when a new Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competition targeted at Experienced Business Professionals opens for applications on Wednesday 11 October 2017.   This CSF is directed at mature and highly experienced business professionals with 25 years or more of relevant business experience in […]

€60m Regional Enterprise Development Fund Open For Applications

On Thursday, 22 June a regional information session will be hosted by Enterprise Ireland for those interested in obtaining further information, and those who may be interested in submitting applications under the new Regional Enterprise Development Fund. The event will take place at The Strand Hotel, Limerick from 8-10am. Attendance is free, but please register […]

Zeeko Confirms High Internet Usage In Ireland Among Young People

A new World Health Organisation report has suggested that a dramatic rise in the use of computers and social media is wreaking havoc on the health of young people. Zeeko (www.zeeko.ie), an Irish EdTech start-up which works with parents and children, believes that education is key to promoting a healthy balance for children in using […]

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