Category Archives: IGNITE

Raomal Perera Shares with IGNITE the Story of his Fundraising Journey – 10 April 2014

I’m delighted to say that the Board Room in UCC’s Western Gateway Building was packed on Thursday 10th April 2014 to hear Raomal Perera share his insights on his own successful entrepreneurial journey. We were joined by business owners, representatives … Continue reading

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The Story Behind AppMakeIt

By Kieran Moloney AppMakeIt was founded in November 2013 with the simple goal of making it easier for non-tech savvy people to create, customize and publish their very own Android and iOS mobile application to the Google Play Store and … Continue reading

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I want to be my own boss, take risks and prosper from them!

As a young female entrepreneur fresh out of college the question everyone asks me is: “Sarah why didn’t you get a graduate job?” The answer always is: I want to be my own boss, take risks and prosper from them! … Continue reading

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Why Awards and Competitions are Good for Business

People often ask me if there is any point in going forward for Business Awards and Competitions. My answer is usually a resounding YES, but the entry requirement for the Award must be relevant to the needs of your business or it’ll be … Continue reading

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Why Awards and Competitions are Good for Business

People often ask me if there is any point in going forward for Business Awards and Competitions. My answer is usually a resounding YES, but the entry requirement for the Award must be relevant to the needs of your business or it’ll be … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Food Branding

Why exactly is branding so important in the food game? What precisely is a brand? And what benefits does it deliver to its owner? Firstly it is important to understand that a food brand only exists in the mind of … Continue reading

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The essentials of starting a new business

To start a new business there are three essentials: A Uniqueness A Vision A Plan The Uniqueness can be in your Product or Service – That could be a unique Concept; a Specialist skill or a Specialist experience. The Vision is … Continue reading

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Slicing Pie: A Guide to Dividing Up Early-Stage Startup Equity

Author:   Mike Moyer: Not long ago, I was approached by one of my students at Northwestern, who was distraught over a situation in a fledging company that she had started in my entrepreneurship class. Her group had decided to split … Continue reading

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New Credit Fund for Start-Ups

Dell Announces a New $100M Credit Fund for Entrepreneurs to Spark Startup Growth & Innovation Today at 11:49 am by Lauren Landry Posted in #FixYoungAmerica, Dell, Dell Innovators Credit Fund, Young Entrepreneur Council TECH Entrepreneurs are constantly grappling with money … Continue reading

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Brian Crumplin, IGNITE Mentor shares his insights

Here, IGNITE Mentor, Brian Crumplin shares his insights into the programme: Brian, External Nominee Director, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (ERBD), is an engineer and marketing graduate, with 53 years industry experience, including 19 years in multinational organisations and 21 … Continue reading

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