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High-Tech Start-Up Awards

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9 new ventures to compete for a €35,000 prize fund

University College Dublin (UCD) will showcase the latest high-tech and knowledge-intensive ventures emerging from UCD research programmes during the annual NovaUCD start-up awards evening next week. [Read more…]

Ireland StartUp Awards 2012

Ireland StartUp Awards 2012

Ireland StartUp Awards 2012

Three Wicklow businesses shortlisted in the National Start-up Awards (Burlington Hotel) have won gold in their respective categories; Rainbusters received gold for ‘Best Retail’ Start-up and silver for ‘Best Online’ Start-up; MyStreet.ie received gold for ‘Best Social Enterprise’ Start-up and Old Rectory received gold for ‘Best Craft Based’ Start-up. [Read more…]

Irish Start-Ups Match Up with Europe

This week, Ireland joins other E.U. countries, such as Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium by offering an Enterprise Exchange Programme for new entrepreneurs.

 

Irish Start-ups link with Europe

Irish Start-ups link with Europe

Funded by the E.U. Commission, the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Programme enables ‘new’ entrepreneurs in Ireland, who are in the early stages of business development, to be matched with experienced entrepreneurs abroad.

To date, over 530 new entrepreneurs from various European countries have travelled to another European country for up to six months to learn management skills from ‘experienced’ small business owners, who run established businesses. The same programme, to be launched in Ireland today, will also enable new business start-ups from abroad to travel to host entrepreneurs in Ireland, exchanging skills and market knowledge. [Read more…]