Be your own boss
Starting your own business has always been appealing for some graduates either immediately after or even before graduation or after gaining experience in industry for a number of years.
Local Entreprise Offices
Local Enterprise Offices provide advice, information and support to you in starting up or growing your business. With 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland, Local Enterprise Offices offer you a wide range of experience,skills and services.
The Local Enterprise Office is the First Stop Shop for anyone seeking information and support on starting or growing a business in Ireland. Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) are committed to delivering an enhanced and more integrated support service for micro and small business in Ireland.
- LEO FAQ’s
- Entrepreneur Resources - Maynooth University Commercialisation Office
- Enterprise Ireland - Government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets.
- Social Entrepreneurs Ireland - Provides information, invests in and supports social entrepreneurs and the organisations they launch.
- Forfás Report - Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (2011) - annual assessment of the entrepreneurial activity, aspirations and attitudes of individuals across a wide range of countries. GEM is the largest on-going study of entrepreneurial dynamics in the world.
- Prospects (UK) - Self Employment - Information on getting started, common areas of work, skills and qualities needed, business plans and more