Startacus
Join Now! /

The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition 2018

Startacus RSS

by Startacus Admin

The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition, now in its seventh year, seeks to nurture creativity and hone entrepreneurial skills amongst Irish-based early-stage technology entrepreneurs.

The Ireland Funds has partnered with early stage investors NDRC to help irish-based early-stage technology entrepreneurs to bring ideas to life from concept to pitch. With The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition 2018applications open uuntil noon on Wednesday, 25th April 2018, ten business ideas will then be selected to receive mentoring and support from NDRC through a series of workshops during May and June, with the opportunity to compete to pitch for a place on one of NDRC’s investment programmes, €16,000 in prize money and other supports.

Open to anyone resident in NI or the Republic of Ireland at pre-investment stage, The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition is looking for concepts / ideas from startups that offer: 

  • A technology/digital proposition
  • Global scalability potential
  • Team (must be more than one person)
  • Should be at pre-seed stage


The Ireland Funds is a global philanthropic network established in 1976 to promote and support peace, culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland, and Irish-related causes around the world. 

The overall winner of The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition will have the opportunity to pitch for a place on one of NDRC’s investment programmes along with €10,000 cash prize, with €5k and €1k cash prizes going to the first runner-up and second runner-up respectively. 

The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition
To find out more about the competition, to attend one of the NDRC regional 'Office Hours' to discuss your application, and to of course apply, heads straight to the
The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition information page via the NDRC website. Best of luck to all who apply!


Startacus RSS
Business DealsSubmit Your Startup
Win TicketsNetwork and Collaborate
Our Latest Features



Published on: 15th March 2018

If you would like to enable commenting via your Startacus account, please enable Disqus functionality in your Account Settings.


Create an Idea!View Other Ideas, Projects or Startups
Why not Sign Up?
Create Projects
Edit Projects
Self Interviews
Self Starter of the Year
Product Giveaways
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Startacus
Check us out at our Google+ page!