You have a great business concept. Globally-scalable and executable. A business that could generate annual sales of €5m within five years. You need more than the usual supports. Much more. You need advice. Smart advice. Research. Marketing. Sales. Location. Funding. Lots of decisions to be made. Quickly.
That's an exceptional challenge. Endeavour is the exceptional response. We're going to find, grow and launch Ireland's next generation of entrepreneurs. By April 2010. Prove that you have what it takes and become part of this select group of entrepreneurs. It's the opportunity - and the challenge - of a lifetime. Have you got what it takes?
To enter Endeavour you will pitch your business concept to a panel of successful entrepreneurs. Some of the most ambitious, scalable, realistic global business start-ups will come through the selection process. The successful applicants will join an intensive, full-time, seven month immersion process based at the Kerry Technology Park - the ultimate fast-track experience, accelerating your potential. If you’re one of the successful applicants, here’s what you’ll get:
• High-powered training from real-world experts with serious international experience.
• Access to Ireland’s leading Finance, Communications, Sales, HR, Technology, Legal and Marketing experts. For one-to-one consultation.
• Personalised one-to-one mentorship throughout the programme will help you through the roadblocks that plague most start-up companies.
• Office space, meeting, conference facilities and broadband at the Tom Crean Business Centre.
• Enterprise Ireland support and salary subvention for qualifying applicants.
• Business Stress Testing. Your business plan will be measured and challenged by our panel of experienced entrepreneurs.
• Access to specialised expertise from the lecturing staff at the Institute of Technology, Tralee and a realtime staffing resource pool from graduates and work placements.
• Showcase your business plan to state agencies, private equity investors, banks and venture capitalists.
If you want to be one of the Endeavour participants, you’d better move fast.
Access your application form at www.endeavour.biz
Complete and submit them by September 25th, 2009.