LEO Fingal has reported huge interest in the new competition searching for “Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur”. The IBYE competition has an incredible €2 million prize fund nationally, which will be invested in up to 93 businesses and business ideas emerging from young entrepreneurs aged 30 or under! The deadline has now been extended to 31st July.
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Chief Executive, Fingal County Council, Paul Reid has confirmed that he will make every effort to secure additional funding for Local Enterprise Office Fingal for the Online Trading Voucher scheme, due to the unprecedented demand among Fingal businesses wishing to upgrade their e-trading capabilities. The additional funding being sought will be a great boost to small businesses in the county. Currently, Fingal has an allocation of 25 vouchers.
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Two Fingal-based IT companies, Critical Data Services and Nutritics, are the first micro-enterprises supported by the new Local Enterprise Offices, to transition successfully into Enterprise Ireland’s Potential Exporters Division.
Earlier in the month, LEO Fingal client, Emydex Technology, announced that it is to create 20 full-time software jobs in the county over the next eighteen months, doubling its workforce. The Agri-food software company, which already employs 22 staff, has also announced a major deal with the Meat Corporation of Namibia in Africa. This announcement came hot on the heels of another jobs announcement last month by LEO Fingal client, Agile Technologies, also in Dublin 15.