Opportunities to Tender

The Local Enterprise Offices in Kilkenny and Carlow are currently advertising on etenders for the delivery of soft supports in relation to Irelands Best Young Enterpreneur Programme and also a Female Enterpreneur Business Development Programme

LEO IBYE 2019 -  Tender for the Provision of a Shared Bootcamp for Carlow & Kilkenny Local Enterprise Office – Carlow & Kilkenny County CouncilDetailed descriptionThe Local Enterprise Office, Carlow & Kilkenny’s (The LEO) recognises the importance of and is fully committed to supporting the next generation of young aspiring entrepreneurs. The LEO believes that a Business Boot Camp (and mentoring) as part of Carlow & Kilkenny’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competition will help transform creative and innovative ideas into entrepreneurial action. Following the Business Boot Camp there will be a competition judged under three distinct categories: • Best new idea • Best start-up business (less than 18th months) • Best established business with new add-on The business plans / proposals and investor pitches developed during the Boot Camp and mentoring will form the basis of the adjudication. The winner in each category will represent Carlow & Kilkenny’s at a Regional Final and, if successful, at the National Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur.


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WIB Development  -  Female Entrepreneur Business Development Programme Including mentoring support

Detailed description1.1 Context The Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) recognises the importance of the development of management skills for females managing their own Micro or Small Enterprises. It also recognises the by enhancing the management skills of female business owners very substantial improvements in productivity, employment and profitability that can result. Networking is also a key activity in creating an entrepreneurial environment which enables women to enhance their business opportunities. 1.2 Provisional Outline of Programme The Local Enterprise Office now seeks quotes from suitable consulting and training organisations to deliver a Female Entrepreneur Business Development programme or female entrepreneurs (small business owners) in Carlow and Kilkenny. The training will be delivered at the Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise House, O’Brien Road, Carlow and/or a location in Kilkenny.

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