Irelands Best Young Enterpreneur 2019

Now Open for application 

Entry Eligibility

The 2019 IBYE competition is open to people aged between 18 - 35 across 3 categories:

  • Best Idea (has an idea for a business but has not starting trading at time of application*)
  • Best Start-Up Business (has started trading but in business 18 months or less)
  • Best Established Business (has been trading for more than 18 months)

Eligibility Criteria for Applicants - download here 

Shortlisting of applications to select Dublin City finalists will apply

All online applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Promoter/s: 25 Marks
  • Market Opportunity: 25 Marks
  • Ability to deliver key commercial milestones: 20 Marks
  • Innovation: 10 Marks
  • Potential to deliver economic impacts: 10 Marks
  • Quality of Application: 10 Marks
  • Total Marks: 100