Tech Start-ups Invited to Compete for Funding of €24,000

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

Participants will have the opportunity to develop their business ideas and compete for the opportunity to pitch for a place on one of NDRC’s investment programmes, cash prizes and other supports.

What is it?
The Ireland Funds has partnered with NDRC to help you bring your idea from concept to pitch. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, 28 April 2019. 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, €24,000 in prize money and other supports.

First prize

The opportunity to pitch for a place on one of NDRC’s investment programmes along with €15,000 cash prize. NDRC is Ireland’s most successful digital accelerator, specifically designed to enable entrepreneurial teams transform solid ideas into commercially viable startups.

Runner-up prizes

€7,000 cash prize (first runner-up)
€2,000 cash prize (second runner-up)

All finalists will receive detailed feedback on their business ideas and pitches from the NDRC Venture Investment Team and Judging Panel.

 

 

 

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