Competitive Start Fund 

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Competitive Start Fund – Regional Entrepreneurship

Call open today for early stage companies based outside of County Dublin 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 13th March 2018 at 3pm.


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


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