Could you be Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur?

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The search is underway to find Ireland’s best young entrepreneurs of 2018!

If you are aged between 18 and 35 and either have a business idea or have already started a business, enter #IBYE today for your chance to win a share of the €50,000 county investment fund through your Local Enterprise Office (LEO).

It’s free to enter and there are also hundreds of places on Business Bootcamps to be won.

Last year, more than 180 young entrepreneurs won investment funding of between €3,000 and €15,000 each for their business through #IBYE.

Apply online before the closing date – Friday, September 29th 2017.

We’re looking for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018 …..maybe it’s you!


€2 Million Investment Fund

A €50,000 Investment Fund will be awarded to the Category Winners and Runners-Up from each of the 31 Local Enterprise Offices, an Investment Fund of a further €100,000 is available for the winners of the IBYE National Final.

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Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competition 

€2 Million available in investment funds and targeted supports

Apply Now

The competition is broken down into three categories