The Seedcorn competition mirrors the real life investment process and can greatly improve your ability to attract investment for your business by helping you and your business become investor ready. The competition is aimed at early and new start companies that have a new equity funding requirement and has a total cash prize fund of €280,000.
The 2020 Seedcorn competition is now closed for entries.
Returning applicants can access their application progress in the link below:
There are currently no events scheduled in this category.
There are nine cash prizes up for grabs and entrepreneurs compete against each other regionally before competing for the all-island Best New Start and Best Early Stage Company titles.
Every business idea / plan submitted is reviewed by our investment experts and you are given individual feedback on request. Shortlisted companies also get a unique opportunity to pitch to investors and business leaders.
The judges are looking for the same elements as a potential investor including:
If you have any questions about Seedcorn eligibility or rules, or InterTradeIreland funding services in general, please get in touch.