Building Your Business
All You Need to know if Thinking of Entering InterTradeIreland's Seedcorn Competition

16 May 2016

Why Would You Enter the Competition?

€280,000 Cash Prize Fund

Investor Ready Advice

Access to Networks

Early stage innovative companies need funding to help their business take flight. The Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition not only offers a total cash prize of €280,000, it helps companies get investor ready and introduces them to valuable networks.


Closing date for initial applications is 27th May 2016.

Already Registered?

If you have previously registered for Seedcorn but would like to amend your details.


Find out more information about the competition and how it works.

5 mins duration

Timetable for 2016 Competition

3 March Launch of Seedcorn Competition
March-May Seedcorn Promotional Workshops
27 May Closing date for initial applications
17 June Announcement of Shortlisted Companies and Invitations to Submit Full Business Plans
June and July Business Planning Workshops
2 September Closing date for receipt of Business Plans
5-23 September Assessment of Business Plans
23 September Announcement of Regional Finalists
October MasterClasses
November Announcement of Regional Winners
23 November Final Judging and Award Ceremony Belfast
  • Cavan
  • Louth
  • Meath
  • Monaghon