Start Your Own Business with Work Matters

Do you have an innovative business idea?

If so we invite you to pitch for a free place on our upcoming expert led Start Your Own Business boot camp.

The LEO and Work Matters at the Library are teaming up to help you turn your idea into reality by applying for a free place on our expert led 3 day start your own business boot camp, where you will learn about business planning; sales and marketing; finance and taxation; all to assist you to start your own business. 

10 free places are available on each boot camp and to obtain a place you will be required to pitch your idea to a panel and each successful applicant will receive their own Start Your Own Business manual along with templates to assist you with your business; and after the boot camp six hours of expert mentoring. All of this is free to charge. 

Pitch dates and venues are as follows:

Cappoquin Library, Main St, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford  – September12th 2018

Carrickphierish Library, Gracedieu, Waterford – September 13th 2018

Boot camps will take place as follows:

Cappoquin Library – 9.30am to 4.30pm on September 19th and 26th; October 3rd 2018

Carrickphierish Road – 9.30am to 4.30pm on September 20th and 27th; October 4th 2018

Applications to participate must be received no later than September 3rd 2018 (late applications will not be accepted) and applicants will be advised if successful in being offered the opportunity to pitch their idea no later than Friday 7th September 2018.

Please click on the following link to download an Expression of Interest.

Please send completed Expressions of Interest to or in hard copy to either of the addresses below:

  • Local Enterprise Office Waterford, 35 The Mall, Waterford
  • Cappoquin Library, Main St, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
  • Carrickphierish Library, Gracedieu, Waterford