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Going for Growth, Ireland’s leading female entrepreneurship initiative, seeks 60 ambitious female entrepreneurs to take part in 2016 programme

Most recent group of Going for Growth participants created 94 new jobs and increased their combined turnover by €10.5 Million in just six months

Minister launches Entrepreneurial Innovators Networking Event - Bizfest 2015

A free event called ‘Bizfest’ aimed at helping Irish companies to develop their networks and expand their business in 2016 is being hosted in Carlow on 12th November 2015

Aspiring female entrepreneurs encouraged to take the plunge

“Never been a better time” to start a business, say Local Enterprise Offices


Microfinance Ireland provides loans of between €2,000 and €25,000 to sole traders and small companies with fewer than ten employees and an annual turnover of less than €2million. A subsidiary of The Social Finance Foundation, it was set up with the support of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and I...

StartUp Gathering kicks off a week of almost 400 startup events with the Dublin Startup Island 2020 forum in the Google Foundry

Almost 400 Startup Gatherings taking place nationwide between Monday 5 and Saturday 10 October in Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Limerick and Galway as well as the North East and North West from 5th to 10th October Startup Gathering Week initiative led by not-for-profit organisation Startup Ireland with ...