It’s Your Last Chance To Nab A Spot On The AIB Start-Up Academy! Sign up here... 4 years ago

It’s Your Last Chance To Nab A Spot On The AIB Start-Up Academy! Sign up here...

If you have the dreams to make it big in the business world, it’s time to step up and put yourself forward for the AIB Start-Up Academy.

You have just 24-hours left to sign up for your chance to be the next entrepreneur millionaire.

Searching for Ireland’s brightest start-up, AIB are on the lookout for start-up companies to take part in an eight week programme with some of Ireland’s best business minds.

As well as the eight week training module, one lucky winner will bag themselves the overall prize, consisting of:

  • €50,000 print and online advertising spend with The Irish Times and www.irishtimes.com
  • €90,000 advertising spend across JOE.ie & Her.ie
  • Profiling on Joe.ie & Her.ie for 12 months
  • Mentoring from an AIB Sector Specialist  and finance meetings with AIB SME Specialist
  • Digital & Social mentoring with AIB Head of Digital & Innovation
  • Brand mentoring with AIB Brand Director
  • Media workshop  from The Irish Times’ Editorial team
  • Office space in The Irish Times building for a year
  • Mentorship from successful entrepreneur Niall McGarry, owner of Maximum Media (creator of JOE/Her.ie)
  • One-to-one coaching programme
  • Full day PR crash course
  • One Day Digital & Social Training programme

To enter please complete and submit the online application form here.  The closing date for entries is midnight, Friday 24th October 2014.

The 8 week training module will begin on the 26th of January 2015 in Dublin City Centre.

Ken Burke, Head of Business Banking at AIB said

“The AIB Start up Academy competition is a fantastic opportunity for Irish start ups to develop and promote their businesses and I would encourage start ups at any stage to apply. AIB is the number one bank for start ups in Ireland. We understand that entrepreneurship is vital to the Irish economy and the AIB Start up Academy is part of our on-going work to foster and cultivate start ups across the country.”

To be eligible to enter, you must be over the age of 18, resident in the Republic of Ireland and have a business with revenue (not profit) of less than €400,000 per annum that has been in operation for less than 36 months.