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Three young Westmeath entrepreneurs are to fly the flag for the county at the regional finals of the inaugural Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition, which is offering an investment prize fund of €2 million.
Excitement is building ahead of the announcement of the winner of Westmeath’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competition. The winner of the competition, organised by Local Enterprise Office Westmeath, will be announced at the ‘Here to Help Small Business’ event taking place on September 23 at the Mullingar Park Hotel. Adjudication has taken place and the entries in the three categories are waiting anxiously for the announcement of the winner.
The new Accelerate Management Development Programme is geared towards owners and managers of Irish micro-enterprises in Westmeath which have been up and running for at least 18 months. Accelerate is aimed at helping local small businesses develop their management capabilities, improve their sustainability, and accelerate their growth prospects.
Female entrepreneurs in Ireland are becoming more optimistic about the growth of their businesses. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report for 2012 report shows that the number of female early stage entrepreneurs who expect to have at least 10 employed people within five years has almost doubled, to 23 per cent. Conversely, the percentage of male entrepreneurs expecting to have at least 10 jobs within five years has dropped from 36 to 27 per cent.
Entrepreneurs in Westmeath with an innovative business idea can now apply for the New Frontiers 2013 programme commencing in July. Athlone Institute of Technology in partnership with NUI Maynooth will deliver the programme in the Midlands Mid-East region.
Westmeath County Enterprise Board is hosting a women in business seminar entitled ‘Unlocking the True Potential of Your Business’.
This Friday February 24, over 100 students will gather in Golden Island Shopping Centre, Athlone to participate in the Student Enterprise Awards co-ordinated by Westmeath County Enterprise Board.
Westmeath County Enterprise Board (WCEB) has two planned seminars in November and December to celebrate the success of Women in Business.
Collinstown company ES Digital Media Ltd has been selected as the best overall business winner of the 2008 County Westmeath Enterprise Awards which took place last week.
It has been announced that Mullingar will play host to National Women’s Enterprise Day on November 26. The event aims to inspire, inform, and support women entrepreneurs.