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€10million Loan Fund for Start-Up Businesses

Ulster Bank and the Lord Mayor’s office, in partnership with Dublin City Council and Dublin City Enterprise Board are providing a  Business Support Programme for start up businesses

The programme includes a €10 million Dublin City Enterprise Support Fund to support new business start ups, current account and ancillary services, business planning and mentoring support and other aspects of start up assistance.

Under the new programme, businesses can avail of loans up to €30,000 for development where personal guarantees will not have to be backed by assets and a variable loan rate of 4.1%. Free transactional banking will be provided for start ups and early-stage companies for the first two years

For further information on the Business Support Programme, please talk to Paul Neary or Niall Moloney at Ulster Bank College Green Branch by calling 1800 28 30 96 or e-mailing to arrange a meeting.

An application form can be downloaded from

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