EI – Competitive Start Fund for Overseas Entrepreneurs

26 August 2015 Enterprise Ireland launches a new Competitive Start Fund aimed attracting international start-ups, overseas entrepreneurs and Irish diaspora to locate to Ireland. €500,000 in new funding to attract international start-ups to locate to Ireland. Ten companies will each … Read more


Animation Skillnet Courses in September 2015

24 August 2015 Check out Animation Skillnet’s upcoming courses in Dublin on: http://animationskillnet.ie/   There are courses  on: 1) Storyboarding with Storyboard Pro (5 Monday Evenings) – http://animationskillnet.ie/21-09-15-storyboarding-with-storyboard-pro-5-monday-evenings/ 2) After Effects for the Visual Effects, Animation and Motion Graphics Industries … Read more


Good news from Brown Bag Films

Up to 50 jobs are to be created in Dublin after Irish studio Brown Bag Films was bought by Canadian animation studio 9 Story Media Group. Read more on RTE http://m.rte.ie/news/2015/0818/722032-jobs/#media and on Irish Times http://tinyurl.com/q5oe732    


New Frontiers Programme – Applications Open

12 August 2015 Applications are open for Phase 1 of the Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers Programme. The closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday, 28th August 2015. The New Frontiers Programme is aimed at supporting the establishment and … Read more


MicksGarage’s expansion plans

9 August 2015 MicksGarage continues its pan-European expansion. Read full article here. It was established in 2004 and is now an €11 million annual turnover business.  


Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competiton – deadline extended

7 August 2015 Local Enterprise Office competition. Applications to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (#IBYE) will close on 21st August 2015. There is €50,000 investment prize funds available for three young Fingal Entrepreneurs and opportunities to attend regional Business Bootcamps. … Read more