30 May 2014 – As part of a state run initiative to promote entrepreneurship Enterprise Ireland has launched a €500,000 Competitive Start Fund targeted at graduates. The fund aims to stimulate new start-up business activity from recently qualified individuals by providing up to €50,000 in support for each successful applicant.
Criteria: Applicants must have graduated with a FETAC NFQ level 8 qualification in the last 3 years.
Opening Date: Wednesday 9th July
Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd July 2014.
Full details of the Fund, including the Application Form, are available on the Enterprise Ireland web site: http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/graduatecsf