Archive for May, 2007
Who’s going where ? Conor, Lenny, Joe and Fergus for Amsterdam – Jan and Tom for Reboot.
Irish in Amsterdam are organizing some drinks for Thursday night – Mulligans
Any others for Amsterdam and Copenhagen ? leave some comments
Seedcorn competition is putting up â‚¬280,000 for the best seedcorn businesses on the island of Ireland.
Building on the success of previous years competitions EquityNetwork, a major initiative of InterTradeIreland, is delighted to announce the 2007 All-Island Seedcorn Business Competition.
â‚¬100,000 for the best emerging International Company on the island, â‚¬50,000 for the best Emerging Company, six regional prizes of â‚¬20,000 and a prize of â‚¬10,000 for the best venture stemming from university spinouts and platform programmes.
Enterprise Ireland and its Northern counterpart, Invest NI, have launched a business incubation programme that offers budding entrepreneurs help to establish companies that can trade globally.
See RTE business section coverage
The state development agencies say the programme will provide export-oriented entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland and the six border counties with financial support, skills, expertise, and contacts.
The ‘Transform – Ideas into Businesses‘ programme starts in September, and offers 40 participants financial support of up to â‚¬38,000 towards their first year’s salary as they develop their new business.
Brendan Flood of Enterprise Ireland said: ‘Entrepreneurs will be assisted and challenged to develop strong start-up companies, with robust investor ready business plans’.
Ian Murphy, of Invest NI said: ‘This new programme offers entrepreneurs the support they need to establish knowledge-intensive businesses that have a high potential for growth’.
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