Local Enterprise Office

Competitive Start Fund - Call Now Open

Competitive Start Fund, Graduate Entrepreneurship

Call Now Open

Graduate Entrepreneurship -   www.enterprise-ireland.com/graduatecsf

This fund is open to applications from recent graduates and final year students active in the Manufacturing & Internationally Traded Services sectors including the following subsectors: Internet, Games, Apps, Mobile, SaaS, Enterprise Software, Lifesciences, Food, Cleantech and Industrial Products.

 What is the maximum funding available?

The selected companies will receive a maximum investment of €50,000 for a 10% ordinary equity stake in the start-up company. The investment shall be released in two equal tranches. The Company will be required to secure additional equity investment of €5,000, from promoters or external investees, prior to the release of EI’s first tranche.

 When is the call close date?This call for applications will close on Tuesday 24th April 2018 at 3pm.

 How do companies apply?Applications must be made through the Enterprise Ireland online application system. 

 For more information:

Log on to:www.enterprise-ireland.com/graduatecsf

Email: csf@enterprise-ireland.com Ring the dedicated Help Line: 01 727 2202

Upcoming Events

See All Events
20/04/2018Social Media Marketing Book online
26/04/2018Revenue On-line Services Training Book online
10/05/2018Food Hygiene Training QQI Level 4 Book online
10/05/2018Sage Improvers Computerised Accounts Training Book online
14/05/2018Start your Own Food Business Book online
15/05/2018Write an Effective Marketing Plan Book online

Latest News

Case Studies

Our Partners

  • Smart Regions Smart Data
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Department of Jobs, Enterprise, Innovation
  • IT Sligo
  • Revenue
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Failte Ireland
  • Credit Review Office
  • Department of Social Protection
  • Skillnets