This Competitive Start Call is directed at mature and highly experienced business professionals with twenty-five years or more of relevant business experience in Ireland or abroad, of which at least 10 years should be at a senior or leadership level.
To apply for the fund, the experienced business professional should be intent on establishing and leading a start-up company incorporated in Ireland and active in manufacturing or internationally traded services.
In addition to the investment of €50k, successful applicants will participate in the Ingenuity Programme delivered by DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurs. This 12-week programme will run from February to May 2019 and is specifically designed for early stage companies that are led by experienced professionals.
This fund is open to early stage companies that meet the above criteria. These businesses should be active in manufacturing & internationally traded services, including the following subsectors: Internet, Games, Apps, Mobile, SaaS, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Lifesciences, Food, Cleantech and Industrial Products.