Whether you’ve got an entrepreneurial idea to explore or wish your grow your existing budding enterprise, this annual national competition is now open for business.
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland are calling for business minds across the country who wish to solve social issues to be in with a chance of getting the funding and support to leverage their plans.
The 2018 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards, supported by marketing and support services group DCC, opens for applications on Wednesday, February 14.
Up to eight leading concepts will win support in the Awards category, a prize is valued at €25,000, with €10,000 in direct funding.
Those with early-stage ideas will earn on of up to 30 places in the Academy for Social Entrepreneurs where they will receive mentoring and support and the opportunity to pitch for seed funding.
A new Academy for Social Entrepreneurs is also being launched in Galway, according to the SEI, which is expanding its range of programmes due to the high quantity of applications received last year.
“We were inundated with ideas last year,” said Darren Ryan, CEO of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland.
“It goes to show how much appetite there is in Ireland to think creatively and do things differently. That’s where real change happens.”
Applications close at 5pm on March 20 and interested candidates can apply or find out more at www.socialentrepreneurs.ie.
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