Five days to go to our Spirit of Entrepreneurship Event
Last few places remaining......have you registered yet?
Monday 17th September at 5.30pm
The entrepreneurship event begins with FREE (pre booked) one to one business advice with mentors from Enterprise Ireland and the Mayo County Enterprise Board - booking required for this as places are limited!
This is then followed with client companies in GMIT's Innovation Centre's showcasing their products and services from 5.30pm.
Two high profile guest entrepreneurs namely Terry Clune - Founder of Taxback.com and Connect Ireland and Michael Dwyer - CEO of Pigsback.com and "Internet Hero" award recipient at 2005 Golden Spider Awards will also be there on the evening to speak about the challenges and opportunities of setting up a business.
Three companies from the GMIT Innovation Centre's will pitch their business ideas for 3 minutes - Dragon's Den Style to the general public and a selected judging panel.
You will have the opportunity to help decide on the winning pitch (kindly sponsored by AIB).
Admission is FREE and booking is advisable for this event as places are limited.
Please register your attendance either by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 094 90 43198.
The 2012 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Event is sponsored by Lionbridge in Ballina.
The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Event is part of Mayo Ideas Week which runs from 17th to 21st Sept.
The IiBC in GMIT Castlebar and Galway have created the following:
170+ jobs created
€50,000,000 funding raised by client companies
14 HPSU (high potential start-up) companies created
27successful spin outs