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Competitive Start Fund

Competitive Start Fund - Call Now Open

€750k Competitive Start Fund – All Sectors, with a focus on ICT

Up to €50k is available to a maximum of 15 early stage companies active in manufacturing & internationally traded services.

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 6th February 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/csfallsectors

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

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