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Are you Westmeath’s best young entrepreneur?

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A new competition to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur, with a total fund of €2million available to invest in winning businesses aimed at entrepreneurs in every county in the country was launched this week.

Westmeath ‘social entrepreneurs’ encouraged to seek funding

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland has announced their nationwide search for people who have progressive ideas and new solutions to solve some of Ireland’s social and environmental problems.

Female entrepreneurs in Galway sought for new cycle of Going for Growth

Going for Growth, an Irish programme which helps ambitious women entrepreneurs grow their business, is launching a call out for women entrepreneurs in Galway to apply for its 2014 programme.

Leading Irish entrepreneurs to address GMIT’s Spirit of Entrepreneurship event

Two leading Irish entrepreneurs, Niall Harbison of Simply Zesty and Seamus McCann of Astec Global, are to address the annual GMIT Spirit of Entrepreneurship seminar in the GMIT Mayo campus on Monday September 16, as part of Mayo Ideas Week.

Taking Care of Business - free event for small businesses

The Minister for Small Business, John Perry has launched a one-stop-shop event for existing and potential entrepreneurs called ‘Taking Care of Business’. This free event will take place on Tuesday October 22 in the Printworks Conference Centre in Dublin Castle.

Female entrepreneurs more optimistic in terms of employment

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.

Female entrepreneurs more optimistic in terms of employment

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.

Entrepreneurship forum failing in key objective with just one female member – Calleary

Ballina based Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has criticised the lack of gender balance on a new forum to encourage entrepreneurship. Calleary has questioned why the Jobs Minister, Richard Bruton has only appointed one woman to the seven person forum, when a key aim of the group is to encourage greater female entrepreneurship.

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Irish students have been able to have an Erasmus year abroad for nearly 30 years. But did you know that young entrepreneurs who have recently set up a business have the same opportunity? An EU scheme is funding international business exchanges for go-ahead young people and for host businesses eager for new ideas.

Westmeath entrepreneurs invited to apply for New Frontiers 2013

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.

 

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