Tuesday 15 October 2019

Female fund: Enterprise Ireland seeks applicants for €750,000 programme

Pictured at the annoucement are Sheelagh Daly; Suzanne Moloney, from Hidramed Solutions; Heather Humphreys; Leonora O’Brien, CEO, Pharmapod; and Sonia Neary, Wellola. Photo: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic
Pictured at the annoucement are Sheelagh Daly; Suzanne Moloney, from Hidramed Solutions; Heather Humphreys; Leonora O’Brien, CEO, Pharmapod; and Sonia Neary, Wellola. Photo: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

Enterprise Ireland's €750,000 Competitive Start Fund for Women Entrepreneurs will open for applications on June 25 and close at 3pm on July 16.

Up to €50,000 in equity funding is available to a maximum of 15 applicants with early stage startup companies.

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Successful applicants will also be offered a place on the Innovate accelerator programme, which is delivered by the Dublin Business Innovation Centre (BIC).

To announce the opening of the fund, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, was joined by Sheelagh Daly, Entrepreneurship Manager, Enterprise Ireland as well as Michael Culligan, CEO of Dublin BIC, and three entrepreneurs who previously successfully applied for the Competitive Start Fund.

Pictured at the annoucement are Sheelagh Daly; Suzanne Moloney, from Hidramed Solutions; Heather Humphreys; Leonora O'Brien, CEO, Pharmapod; and Sonia Neary, Wellola.

Photo: Shane O'Neill, SON Photographic

Irish Independent

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