Seed Corn Business Competition

You’ve dreamed it. You’ve built it.  Now give your business lift-off with the 2009 InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Business Competition.

Get the funding to give your business lift-off.  This year the competition is offering the biggest ever cash prize fund of €360,000 spread across 9 cash prizes to help the brightest new business stars across the whole island.

And that’s not all………..

Enter and you’ll get expert help on becoming investor-ready, make valuable contacts and get expert help to become investor-ready.  We provide online support and workshops, so you’re all set to impress with your business pitch.  Because the Seedcorn Competition is all about matching businesses with investors the BENEFITS are more than the cash prize: –

  • Accelerate the development of your business idea
  • Learn how to pitch your business plan to investors
  • Gain exposure with venture capitalists and other investors
  • Get feedback on your business plan
  • Increase the profile of your business

In every way, it’s a top-flight opportunity!

Closing date

The closing date for receipt of business plans is Friday 25th September at 1pm.  First you must register for the competition before submitting your business plan.  When you register for the competition, you will receive an e-mail from us with a dedicated upload reference which you must click on to upload your business plan to us by the closing date.