We are delighted to announce that the 2020 National Startup Awards are open for entry!!
The competition, now in its ninth year, has become a pivotal date in the Irish startup calendar, with the best and brightest startup companies being recognised at a national level each year.
‘This year more than ever it is vital that our Startups are supported and recognised, Startup companies are the innovation force behind our economy and we need to promote them and encourage them as much as possible, particularly at this challenging time’ – Stephen Dillon Founder of Startups.ie and The National Startup Awards
The competition is open to companies and organisations across all sectors which have been operational for up to 5 years. There are three key stages to the competition with qualifying entries first shortlisted by region and then nationally.
The National Startup Awards are sponsored by Enterprise Ireland : “Providing support, encouragement and an environment that allows start-ups and entrepreneurs with global ambition to prosper is a key priority for Enterprise Ireland. Enterprise Ireland is partnering with the National Startup Awards to give businesses with the potential to scale internationally the opportunity to be catapulted onto a national stage at a crucial time in their progression and development. Entrepreneurship is fundamental to the national and regional economy and job creation, and I encourage ambitious start-ups to submit their applications in the coming weeks.” – Enterprise Ireland
In addition to Enterprise Ireland The National Startup Awards are sponsored by McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors, MicroFinance Ireland, Startup Accountant (Empowered by Cronin & Company accountants) and AWS.
Deadline for entry is November 13th – The 2020 National Startup Awards will be a virtual celebration and ceremony.
Enter now on www.Startupawards.ie