Entries by Molly

Startup Nations Summit 2016 in Kilometres

The Startup Nations Summit gathered over 150 delegates from 70 plus startup communities across the world. Hover over this interactive map to see how many kilometres each delegation travelled in order to get to Cork! The highlighted countries represent the ten most far-flung delegations.  

The Startup Nations Summit 2016 in Tweets

The Startup Nations Summit saw over 150 policymakers, advisors and startup community leaders representing 55 startup communities from around the world gather in the Rebel County. It marked the first time that the gathering has been held in Europe – following previous summits in Toronto, Canada; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Seoul, Korea; and Monterrey, Mexico. The weekend comprised a jam-packed […]

The Power of Innovation in an Organisation

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) will run an entrepreneurship seminar on Friday November 18th entitled “The value and Impact of the Entrepreneurial Organisation” as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Global entrepreneurship and the benefits of attracting and encouraging employees with a more entrepreneurial mind-set will be a hot topic at this breakfast event.. CIT will […]

The CorkBIC Venture Academy

At the CorkBIC Venture Academy participating companies get real feedback, advice and coaching on their pitch. It is a unique opportunity for early stage startups, SMEs and investors to hear from serial entrepreneurs and investors, as well as seeing pitches from some of the hottest start-ups & entrepreneurs around. The CorkBIC Venture Academy is taking […]

Seeking Submissions for the Startup Nations Atlas of Policies

Are you an entrepreneurial ecosystem stakeholder? Do you want to share your story about how you champion your ecosystem?  What is SNAP? The Startup Nations Atlas of Policies (SNAP) is the first-ever global compendium of policies and programs. An initiative of Startup Nations, a collection of startup savvy policymakers representing more than 60 countries, SNAP […]

Bright Sparks | IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme 2017 Participants Introduced 

Ten aspiring graduate entrepreneurs, working on nine startup businesses were introduced on October 3rd at a packed reception at UCC’s Western Gateway Building to mark the launch of the 7th IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme. Over the next nine months the graduates will participate in UCC’s business incubation programme. IGNITE aims to nurture, develop and strengthen entrepreneurial potential […]

€200k Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund announced for Cork  

  Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD officially announced the launch of a €200,000 Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund for entrepreneurs and early stage start-up companies in the Cork region. The fund, which is a key measure of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs, is aimed at stimulating businesses by providing […]