Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 16:30

Applications are now open for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2016 and we’re inviting YOU to apply. It’s a great opportunity to win valuable investment in your business, get expert business mentoring and support, build a network with other young entrepreneurs and perhaps be crowned Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur.
Each LEO area has a prize fund of €50,000 to share between three county winners. 93 county winners advance to Regional Finals vying for a place in the National Finals next Spring. Three entrepreneurs will be named national category winners with one being crowned Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur and sharing a further prize fund of €100,000.
You’re eligible to apply, even if you’ve been part of IBYE in the past, you just have to apply in a different category. And you know from experience, applying is a great way to take time and examine your business and how you are doing. 
Our categories are:
·        Best Business Idea
·        Best New Business (up to 36 month)
·        Best Established Business (over 36 months)
You’ll find all the details here: and the team at your Local Enterprise Office are on hand to help you with advice and support in completing your application.
Deadline for completed applications is 18th October … but why put it off, go on, apply today. Who knows, you could be Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2016!