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LINC's Annual Entrepreneurial Competition 'Jump Start 2015' launched

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09/09/2015 12:20:40

JumpStart 2015


Three Categories. Three Champions. One Overall Winner!

With Euro 25,000 in prizes including Euro 10,000 in CASH for the Winners of JumpStart 2015 the competition is heating up with three category wins up for grabs this year.

JumpStart 2015, is an annual business start-up competition from the LINC Centre (Learning & Innovation Centre), here at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB). JumpStart is in its sixth year is open to entrepreneurs giving them a unique opportunity to really jumpstart their business and who wish to base their business in an innovative and supportive environment during their first three years of the development of their business.



This exclusive competition was launched on 8th September 2015 by an inspiring panel of judges including one of Ireland's best known and liked entrepreneurs, Bobby Kerr. Other judges include Bernie Prendergast, AIB Regional Business Manager for Dublin North and West, Oisin Geoghegan, Head of Local Enterprise Local Enterprise Office Fingal and Declan Lyons, Technology Infrastructure Programme Manager, Enterprise Ireland.



Key Dates:
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm October 16th 2015.
The short list of winners will be announced on October 27th 2015 with the JumpStart 2015 winner being announced on November 17th, 2015 here at the LINC Building here in ITB.



For more information about JumpStart 2015 and to make an application visit


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