ITI Seedcorn Competition Opens

2nd April 2015

Posted In: FYI

InterTradeIreland’s Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition mirrors the real life investment process and can greatly improve your ability to attract investment for your business by helping you and your business become investor ready.

The competition is aimed at early and new start companies that have a new equity funding requirement and has a total cash prize fund of €280,000.

There are nine cash prizes up for grabs and entrepreneurs compete against each other regionally before competing for the all-island Best New Start and Best Early Stage Company titles.

Every business idea/plan submitted is reviewed by our investment experts and you are given individual feedback on request. Shortlisted companies also get a unique opportunity to pitch to investors and business leaders.

€100,000 Overall winner

€50,000 Best Category Winner

6 x €20,000 Regional Winners

€10,000 Special Award Winner for the best venture stemming from a university spin-out or support programme

The closing date for initial applications is 29th May and you can find out more here.