For entrepreneurs working in the Digital Creative Industries with an early business idea, start-ups newly entering the marketplace, new graduates planning a company launch. Businesses must be less than 18 months old.  Applicants from anywhere in Ireland may apply but priority may be given to those who live along the Atlantic Economic Corridor and the western region.



Transform your business idea into a viable start-up (MVP stage)

Develop an entrepreneurial mindset

Gain essential knowledge and insights into business growth

Receive individual guidance to support your success

Deliver a professional pitch to industry partners & peers.

Join a dynamic community of practice in the digital creative enterprise space.


Application Deadline: July 18th 2024

  • Shortlist & Interviews: July 24-26th 2024
  • Induction: August 2 2024 (Online)
  • Programme Start: August 9th 2024 (In Person)
  • Programme Delivery: 
  • – Online courses on Fridays, 2-4pm, every two (2) weeks.
  • – Three (3) In-Person workshops (Sept, Oct, Nov)


  • Introduction to Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Ideation & Opportunity Identification
  • Business Models for the Creative Industries
  • Customer Discovery
  • Branding & Marketing Creative Businesses
  • Financial Management & Sustainability
  • Funding & Investment
  • Intellectual Property & Legal Issues
  • team Building & Leadership
  • Networking & Collaboration
  • Pitching & Storytelling
  • Future Trends & Adaptability

Applications open until Thursday July 18th

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