Building Your Business
Last Chance to Register for all-island SEEDCORN Competition

20 May 2017


€280,000 Cash Prize Fund

Investor Ready Advice

Access to Networks


Seedcorn 2017 competition is now open

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 26th May 2017.

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

5 mins duration

Winning Tips for Seedcorn Success by Terry McWade, Valitacell,
2016 Overall winner

Timetable for 2017 Competition

8 March Launch of Seedcorn Competition
March-May Seedcorn Promotional Workshops
26 May Closing date for initial applications
16 June Announcement of Shortlisted Companies and Invitations to Submit Full Business Plans
June and July Business Planning Workshops
1 September Closing date for receipt of Business Plans
5-22 September Assessment of Business Plans
22 September Announcement of Regional Finalists
October MasterClasses
November Announcement of Regional Winners
22 November Final Judging and Award Ceremony Dublin
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