Thinking of Starting Your Own Business? We can Help!
Starting a business, especially for the first time, is a real challenge. You may know where you would like to end up but have difficulty figuring out how to get there or where to start.
We are able to provide you with a comprehensive range of services and supports to help you start out in business.
Knowledge is key when it comes to starting any new business, if you have no previous business background this process can be especially daunting. We have developed a variety of courses and workshops that are tailored to those who are new to business. These courses and workshops will give you the information required to start your new business with confidence.
Learn more about our training for start-ups
We provide two main grants for those who are starting out in business or who are looking to develop a new product. These grants are;
- Feasibility Grant - For those who wish to conduct market research for a product or service to examine it's feasibility
- Priming Grant - A business start-up grant available to qualifying small businesses within the first 18 months of start-up
Further Information on Grants
Microfinance Ireland (MFI) can provide loans of €2000 to €25000 to commercially viable businesses that have experienced both formal and informal declines from their bank.
Learn More About MFI
The Office of the Revenue Commissioners provide a variety of supports and initiatives to assist start-up business and small and medium enterprises.
Learn More About Initiatives
Business Advice and Information
Business Advice Clinics & Mentoring
If you need one-to-one advice and support, we can help! We provide business advice clinics and mentoring services to those who are setting up a business in the Fingal region.
Get Business Advice
Starting a Business - Advice Guide
We have a series of articles on this website that you can use to get advice on various aspects of starting and running your business. These are located in the navigation to the left or you can click on a heading below. If you think we should add something to this list please let us know!
Taking the Initial Steps
Business Plan Guide
Protecting Your Ideas
Small Business Tax Planning
Keeping Good Records
Financing Your Start-up
Marketing Your Business
Business Networking Guide