February 2024

  • AxisBIC Partners in the €20million "Seeds of Bravery" Project funded by the European Union to support Ukrainian Startups
  • A Record 17 HPSUs approved in 2023 across AxisBIC Territory
  • AxisBIC to run next Pre-Seed Start Fund Workshop
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alumni Coro to start production on ground-breaking breastfeeding monitor
  • UCC medtech NeuroBell announces spin-out with €2.1million funding round
  • AxisBIC partners in Interreg EU Project -SaferSEA
  • Calling Entrepreneur Experience Alumni - Next Alumni event Feb 29th

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December 2023

  • Happy Christmas from CorkBIC and a look back at 2023
  • Prep4Seed Culminates with a win for Cork based Hibra Design
  • Cork based CergenX Awarded €6.7 million from the Disruptive Technology Innovation Fund
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alumni Beyondbmi raises €1m to 'transform' obesity treatment
  • CorkBIC participates in IVCA Munster Enterprise policy lab to stimulate venture capital investment into Munster

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November 2023

  • The 2023 Entrepreneur Experience Video is NOW LIVE!!!
  • Reflections from the 2023 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Some Photos from the 2023 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Huge Thanks to our 2023 Entrepreneur Experience Partners
  • CorkBIC Client Mavarick Wins Overall Seedcorn Award
  • Frank Madden & CergenX win Awards at Tech Industry Alliance Awards
  • Ways to grow your personal brand

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October 2023

CorkBIC October 2023 Newsletter

  • Announcing the 2023 Entrepreneur Experience Participants
  • Rena Maycock: The Entrepreneur Experience is the antithesis of the coin-operated Silicon Valley status quo
  • Founders Find the perfect pitch - Prep4Seed in the Sunday Times
  • Cork based supermarket supplier platform Kwayga secures €1m in funding
  • Second Prep4Seed Investor Readiness Programme kicks off

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August 2023

CorkBIC August 2023 Newsletter

  • Applications remain open for the 2023 Entrepreneur Experience
  • “Lots of good things happen in business but bad things happen too” - Jim Barry chats to Tom Lyons, The Currency 
  • CorkBIC & Enterprise Ireland Workshop for Applications for the Pre-Seed Start Fund
  • After just 8 months StoreHero have raised €600,000 & signed up 30 customers - The Currency
  • Seriously Sound Food Listed in Dunnes, Aldi & SuperValu
  • Get your FREE Tickets for the European Angel Investment Summit, Brussels, Oct 10-11
  • Nominations OPEN for the Tech Industry Alliance Leaders Awards

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June 2023

CorkBIC June Newsletter

  • Entrepreneur Experience™ Alumni gather in Dublin
  • Applications are NOW OPEN for the 2023 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Prep4Seed participants pitch for €15million in investment
  • PSSF Application Workshop attracts over 60 attendees!!
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alumni Amara Therapeutics raises €3million
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alumni Rena Maycock raises €1.67million in funding
  • Grant Thornton to Deliver Funding Advisory Workshop in Cork

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May 2023

CorkBIC May 2023 Newsletter

  • 7 Startups Pitch for €6.5 million at CorkBIC Venture Academy
  • Pre-Seed Start Fund Application Workshop with CorkBIC & Enterprise Ireland
  • CorkBIC Attend Enterprise Ireland Showcase
  • CorkBIC Host Final Prep4Seed Masterclass
  • Great Island Productions to bring Munster TV drama to global market
  • Some Photos from the recent CorkBIC Venture Academy
  • TechFest May 25 Cork

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March 2023

CorkBIC March 2023 Newsletter

  • Final Opportunity to register for Our Venture Academy on March 31st
  • CorkBIC working with 4 Clients in Prep4Seed Programme
  • AT Virtual Showcase event at National Maritime College of Ireland - Showcasing innovative solutions for Maritime Safety Training Centres
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alumni ByoWave raises €2.4million including Investment from Irrus
  • Cork based Amarenco raises €300 million & buys out key JV partner
  • Calling Startups to pitch at the 2023 EBAN Annual Congress

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February 2023

CorkBIC February 2023 Newsletter

  • Applications Now Open for the 2023 Venture Academy™ - Click here for more info
  • CorkBIC CEO Larry O'Donoghue chatted to RED Business' Jonathan Healy
  • Cork Based AventaMed is Acquired by KARL STORZ
  • Wins for CorkBIC Clients at the Cork Company of the Year Awards
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alum Adam Coleman, HR Locker raises €2million
  • Deciphex Secures €3.9m Investment led by Seroba including Irrus Investments
  • Irrus Investments & WxNW lead €1.1million investment in Mayo based Ovagen
  • Clare Meskil, Entrepreneur Experience Alum raised €700k for Teleatherapy

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December 2022

  • Happy Christmas from the CorkBIC Team
  • CorkBIC Announces NEW CEO
  • CorkBIC recognised for the EBAN Congress
  • CorkBIC is Hiring....
  • Nutritics wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year Sustainability Award
  • Byowave Wins Overall Intertrade Ireland Seedcorn Award
  • Update from the AT Virtual EU Project
  • Prep4Seed - New Enterprise Ireland Initiative

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November 2022

  • Highlights & Video of the 2022 Entrepreneur Experience
  • “The way I see it is you set out on the road on a very foggy night and as long as you keep between the ditches the fog will lift."
  • Vulnerability, impact, and Customers as Partners
  • Browse some photos from our recent Entrepreneur Experience
  • The Winners at the it@Cork Leaders Awards
  • Cork-headquartered Treemetrics signs €1.2m deal with European Space Agency

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October 2022

  • The 2022 Entrepreneur Experience is fast approaching- Who's going to be there
  • LegitFit raises €1m to expand in the UK
  • it@Cork Leaders Awards & Nominations Open
  • EBAN - European Angel Investment Summit - 11-12 Oct - Brussels
  • Dream big and trust your instincts

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September 2022

  • Applications Closing Soon for the 2022 Entrepreneur Experience
  • William Fry Partner with CorkBIC for the 2022 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Launching Future Disruptive Technologies Summit - Sept 7 & 8, Cork
  • EBAN - European Angel Investment Summit - 11-12 Oct - Brussels
  • Ignite @ UCC is looking for start-up founders to join the next programme
  • Thriftify raises €1.6m as it plans UK expansion
  • Clare Meskill, Teleatherapy, wins the 2021 Start-up of the Year Award, UCC Research Awards

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July 2022

  • Applications Open for the 2022 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Michael O’Connor is stepping down from the role of CEO later this year
  • Start-up selection Webinar AT-Virtual: Vision Technologies; June 30th
  • We’re at a turning point in history
  • Ukraine has held up against hundreds of cyber attacks so far, but is Russia lying in wait for a total wipeout
  • Cork-based Kwayga launches across Europe to connect food and beverage buyers with suppliers 24/7

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June 2022

CorkBIC June Newsletter

  • EBAN Congress kicked off at max capacity on May 18th in Cork
  • Some photos from the Congress
  • Huge Thanks to Our Sponsors & Partners
  • A short Video from the Congress
  • Altada Win Cork Company of the Year Award & Shortlisted for EOY
  • Stephen Nolan, Nutritics shortlisted for EOY Award

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March 2022

CorkBIC Venture Academy - March 25 - 11:00 - 13:00 - Register to Attend

Call for Startups to Pitch at EBAN Cork 2022

Earlybird Tickets NOW Available for EBAN Cork Congress May 18 & 19 

ProVerum Raises €30M in Series A Funding

4 lessons for leaders in 2022 on Empathy, Flexibility, Balance & Perspective

Webinar March 14 - Call for startups with Vision Technologies & IoT expertise

Zero Day Con - March 10 - The Latest in CyberSecurity - Register Today

IGNITE Open for Applications

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December 2021

  • Wishing all our Clients & Friends a Happy Christmas
  • EBAN Annual Congress 2022 - Cork Ireland
  • Ten key insights from this year’s Entrepreneur Experience - Article in The Currency
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alumni Webinar Recordings
  • News & Updates from CorkBIC International Security Accelerator Teams
  • Raises $17 Million in Series A Funding Round
  • Gasgon Medical Overall Winner at 2021 Seedcorn Awards
  • IGNITE Open For Applications
  • Update on AT-Virtual EU Project

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November 2021

  • Creating the Culture to drive Growth - Nov 18th Online Webinar
  • 2021 Entrepreneur Experience™ - Videos & Photos
  • Identifying Opportunities in AI, ML & Big Data Webinar Recording
  • Cork based Vaultree raises $3.3m for new data security solution
  • Entrepreneur Experience Alum Jack Murray Launches Book - The Magic Slice
  • Keeper Solutions Expands with another European office
  • The National Startup Awards - Applications Close Nov 10

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October 2021

  • The 2021 Entrepreneur Experience is Nearly Here!! Oct 15 & 16 2021
  • Meet the 24 businesses selected for this year’s Entrepreneur Experience
  • Identifying Opportunities in AI & Big Data CorkBIC & ATVirtual - Webinar Oct 21
  • Altada to create over 100 jobs after securing $11.7m in investment
  • WebDoctor gets €3m investment as it targets new markets
  • EBAN European Angel Investment Summit - Oct 27 & 28 Register Today
  • Blue Tech Ideas Lab - Applications Open until Oct 13th

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September 2021

  • Applications Closing for 2021 Entrepreneur Experience™
  • Registrations Now open for the next CSF Application Workshop
  • Student wins UCC Entrepreneurship Award, Sponsored by CorkBIC
  • Larry O'Donoghue Appointed Chief Operating Officer of CorkBIC
  • "It can be a lonely place when you are an emerging entrepreneur. You are trying to do everything"
  • Compliance & Risks announces strategic investment from Luminate Capital
  • LINTL, home buying platform, raises €1MILLION

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June 2021

  • EBAN Annual Congress 2021 - 16 - 18 June Online
  • Replay 'Think you know everything about a Shareholders agreement?'
  • Gasgon Medical awarded €3m with Irish partner Remote Signals
  • LegitFit Joins US TechStars Sports Accelerator
  • Altada & Granite Digital win Cork Company of the Year Awards
  • Partners with Agora
  • Reshaping 2021: turning disruption into growth
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May 2021

  • Think you know everything about a Shareholders Agreement - Webinar May 20
  • Enterprise Ireland & CorkBIC CSF Application Workshop May 13
  • it@Cork TechFest - Online Conference - 25 - 27 May - Register Today!
  • EBAN Annual Congress 2021 - 16 - 18 June Online - Pitching Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
  • AT-Virtual Webinar May 18 - Agile Methodologies with António Ferreira
  • Fiona Edwards, ApisProtect Named on Forbes 30 under 30 Europe List
  • Cork Company of the Year Awards - Congrats to Altada, LegitFit & Granite Digital for making the Shorlist
  • GuardYoo's Cybersecurity Solution Voted Most Investible Company at 2021 CorkBIC Venture Academy™
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March 2021

  • You're Invited to the 2021 CorkBIC Venture Academy® on March 25
  • Raising Investment on a Global Scale - Feb 25 Webinar Recording
  • Poppulo merging with a US company in a deal that values both firms at an estimated $1bn
  • Calling All Alumni of the Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Building a more balanced & sustainable economy
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February 2021

  • Webinar Feb 25 - Raising Investment on a Global Scale
  • HBAN Angels invested €14m in 2020 - with over €6million raised in the South West & Mid West of Ireland
  • March 25 Pitching Event - CorkBIC Venture Academy® - Applications Open
  • John Mullins, Amarenco raises €150million
  • AT Virtual European Project Update
  • Working out of Lockdown - Rethink reconfigure reallocate
  • Feb 11 - CSF Application Workshop - Online
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December 2020


  • The 10th Entrepreneur Experience™
  • UCC Student hits the right note with online fundraising innovation for musicians
  • Calling Entrepreneur Experience Alumni!
  • raises $4.525 million in investment
  • Guardyoo raises €400k in investment
  • AT VIRTUAL accelerating the digitization of Maritime Safety Training Centres
  • PMD Solutions awarded European Space Agency contract to fight Covid-19
  • EBAN Cork 2021 - June 16-18
  • Juliette Crowley newly appointed COO of IT@Cork

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October 2020

  • The Entrepreneur Experience is BACK!
  • 8 Companies Pitched & Candace Johnson delivered Keynote
  • Who are the Businesses that Pitched?
  • 8 reasons why you should grow your Business in Cork
  • Webdoctor raises €1.85 million
  • Everseen secures major contract with US supermarket giant
  • Calling all Start-ups with IoT capability
  • EBAN European Angel Investment Summit - Oct 28-29 Online
  • European Cyber Security Organisation Investor Day - Nov 30 & Dec 1

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September 2020

  • CorkBIC 2020 Venture Academy™ Seeking Applications 
  • Global State of Privacy Event - Sept 15
  • Solo Energy acquired by SMS to create 20 New Jobs
  • How to bring your best self into your work
  • it@Cork's Virtual Tech Fest Kicks off on Sept 14
  • Ones to Watch receive CSF Investment to scale

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June 2020

Changing Worlds Webinar Event

The Global Investor Challenge

Videos from Changing Worlds

Software company Veri to expand workforce

WorkVivo raises $16 million in Series A funding

Keelvar raises $18 million in investment

Cork Student wins Student Entrepreneur Awards 2020

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May 2020

  • Changing Worlds Virtual Event - June 11
  • Apply to Pitch at the Global Investor Challenge
  • Salaso physiotherapy assisting patients in their recovery from Covid-19
  • Altada applying AI to Irish & US healthcare to battle Covid-19
  • WorkVIvio & Trustap Appear in Sunday Times
  • CorkBIC Webinar Series – We’re Winning Right Now  - May 19 Webinar
  • Business Financial Planning Grant
  • Access up to €50K with Enterprise Ireland’s Sustaining Enterprise Fund 

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March 2020

  • CorkBIC here to help during this crisis
  • Startups - Managing in this crisis
  • EY to sponsor EBAN Cork 2020
  • 2020 Entrepreneur Experience postponed to 13th&14th November
  • CorkBIC hosts 2 day visit of AT Virtual Partners 
  • 'Start at Best'  Call seeking proposals on workplace innovation

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January 2020

  • 2020 Entrepreneur Experience - Applications Open!
  • Dr Hermann Hauser to deliver Keynote at EBAN Cork 2020
  • Entrepreneur Experience Video
  • Accelerating the digitisation of Maritime Safety Training Centres
  • HBAN Recruits More Than 100 New Angels 2019
  • LiveCosts One of the start-ups transforming the construction industry
  • Crest Solutions, WorkVivo, Glavloc & AnaBio Nominated for Cork Chamber Awards
  • HBAN 2020 All-Island Conference, Powerscourt Hotel, Feb 6
  • FutureScope 2020 Tickets on Sale Now
  • EBAN Cork 2020 Congress - June 10-12 - Early Bird Tickets on Sale NOW

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December 2019

  • Cork to host prestigious European Angel Network Annual Congress
  • Cork based International Security Accelerator teams raise €7 million & create 100 jobs
  • Why Cork for EBAN Cork 2020?
  • 2019 CorkBIC Venture Academy
  • HBAN passes €100M angel investment milestone across island of Ireland
  • WorkVivo secures investment from founder of Zoom
  • NVP Energy along with Ashleigh Environmental & NUIG are awarded €1.8 million
  • Unitek.AI uses smart automation to target roadblocks in financial services

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September 2019

FutureSec 2019 - Disruptive Technologies Shaping the Future

HBAN Investor Masterclass & Pitching Event Oct 14th Cork

3rd Cohort of the International Security Accelerator

Artificial Intelligence - AI - significant potential but ethics must be the starting point raises $1.8million

CroíValve Secures €4M in Additional Funding to Initiate Clinical Trials

Yeloblade develops compact & Silent Wind Turbines

EI CSF Fund Workshop - Oct 3 - Cork

it@Cork Leaders Awards - Oct 18 - Cork

EBAN European Angel Investment Summit - Nov 25 & 26 - Brussels

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July 2019

Celebrating High Growth Entrepreneurs 2019

FutureSec 2019 - Cork - 24 Sept

Video of the 2019 Entrepreneur Experience

International Security Accelerator Update

GDPR, 1 year on - What's next?

Over-C raises £10 million

Phorest wins major EBAN Award

Kotanical Karl Raises Investment

Hexafly now one of the top high-impact climate solutions

EI CSF Fund - Female Entrepreneurs Open for Applications

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April 2019

CorkBIC April 2019 Newsletter

  • The 2019 Entrepreneur Experience™
  • Applications Open NOW for 3rd Cohort of Security Accelerator
  • Peter O'Mahony, Ireland & Munster Rugby at the Entrepreneur Experience
  • Entrepreneur Experience in Photos
  • Huge Thanks to our 2019 Entrepreneur Experience Sponsors
  • CroiValve Raises €3.2million investment 
  • it@Cork Tech Summit - May 9 - Cork City Hall
  • EI CSF Fund - All Sectors Open for Applications until April 30

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February 2019

CorkBIC February Newsletter

  • Cork based Security Accelerator Teams raise €5million and create 30 Jobs
  • Applications Open NOW for 3rd Cohort of Security Accelerator
  • Media Coverage of Accelerator Demo Day
  • Photos from International Security Accelerator Demo Day
  • Kruzr secures $1.3M seed funding led by Saama Capital
  • Hexafly raises €1.1m to use flies to help defend global food supply 
  • The 2019 Entrepreneur Experience - 5&6 April

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December 2018

  • Seasons Greetings from CorkBIC
  • 2019 Entrepreneur Experience - Applications NOW Open
  • CorkBIC Venture Academy - 9 Companies Pitch for Investment
  • Photos from the CorkBIC Venture Academy
  • Class Medical secures €550,000 Investment 
  • ApisProtect raises €1.5million in Funding 
  • WhatSalon Acquired for €15million 
  • Modern Botany looking at US Expansion 
  • 2019 Entrepreneur Experience 5&6 April 2019
  • HBAN All-Island Conference Feb 14 2019

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October 2018


  • The Changing Face of Entrepreneurship – CorkBIC shares its 30 years’ experience
  • 30 years Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
  • International Security Accelerator - 2nd Cohort Oct 2018
  • Some Photos from CorkBIC 30th Celebrations
  • Sunday Business Post 100 Hot Startups 
  • EBAN Winter Summit - Luxembourg - 22 -23 October 2018

  • it@cork Leaders Awards - 19 Oct - Cork

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June 2018

BIC June Newsletter; Entrepreneur Experience Special; Accelerator Webinar; Client news etc.

  • 2018 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Webinar - The International Security Accelerator
  • The O'Donovan Brothers will stop at nothing to reach the Pinnacle
  • Entrepreneur Experience in Photos
  • Over-C - Delivering tech Services on a World Stage 
  • ViClarity to Open Office in Boston, US 
  • Enterprise Ireland FinTech CSF Opens Jun 19
  • EBAN Congress - Sofia Bulgaria - 25-27 June
  • ICE/IEEE International Technology Management Conference - 17- 20 June, Stuttgart

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May 2018

  • Transformational Change in 13 weeks – Accelerator Teams to raise €5m & create 40 jobs this year
  • 5 behavioural tips to build your brand
  • Applications Open for International Security Accelerator Starting in Oct 2018
  • Photos - International Security Accelerator Demo Day
  • Boole & Irrus invest in ProVerum in €3.5 million Investment Deal 
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics Wins €2million Horizon 2020 Funding 

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April 2018

  • International Security Accelerator Demo Day - Mon 23rd
  • Eight tips for raising Investment for 2018
  • CSF Application Support Workshop
  • Gasgon Medical & Cortechs reach Bridge to Mass Challenge Final
  • OrthoXel Announce World’s First Patient Surgical Implantation of Apex Tibial Nailing System
  • Anabio Opens Centre of Excellence for Encapsulation Technologies
  • Apply for €10k AWS credits available through EBAN partnership
  • Do you want to pitch at EBAN Congress Sofia, Bulgaria June 2018?
  • it@Cork Tech Summit 2018 - May 3, Cork
  • Entrepreneur Experience - 15 & 16 May 2018

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March 2018

  • The 2018 Entrepreneur Experience® Participants
  • CorkBIC International Security Accelerator
  • Sunday Business Post Coverage Emerging Entrepreneurs
  • 7 habits of highly successful people
  • EBAN Reports on Why Business Angels Do NOT invest
  • Enterprise Ireland Regional CSF Closes Tue Mar 13
  • Startup Awards - Closing Date for entries Mar 22
  • it@Cork Tech Summit 2018 - May 3, Cork

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December 2017

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Launching 2018 Entrepreneur Experience

CorkBIC Host Spanish Entrepreneurs as part of EOI CoWorking Programme

Accelerator Update!

New Years Wish for 2018 - Wellness Your peak performance guide

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November 2017

  • Ireland’s first International Security Accelerator launches
  • The CorkBIC Venture Academy
  • Final Call for Applications for Security Accelerator
  • Photos from Recent Events
  • Stop worshipping unicorns - Your firm can be entrepreneurial
  • Veri Wins Google’s Adopt A Startup Programme
  • AventaMed seeks FDA approval after raising €1.8m 

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October 2017

  • Startups & Entrepreneurs Get your Investor pitch ready for 2017 CorkBIC Venture Academy
  • Everything you need to know about Crowdfunding
  • EU|BICs support generate over 75,000 jobs & raise €1.9bn
  • Executing strategy: the four stages of success
  • ViClarity & Carefolk Win at IMSTA MedTech Awards 
  • Helixworks taking the fiction out of science 
  • CorkBIC Presents at EBAN Winter Summit 16-17 Oct
  • it@Cork October Tech Talk - Oct 19
  • it@Cork Leaders Awards - Oct 20
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September 2017

  • Calling Startups & Entrepreneurs to pitch at the 2017 CorkBIC Venture Academy®
  • Ireland highest in Europe for Entrepreneurship Culture
  • €750k Enterprise Ireland CSF fund open Sept 13 for startups
  • What is your Execution Strategy?
  • 2016 Record year for Irish angel investment - €34m in 50 startups 
  • StoryStock to seek external investment of €250,000 to fund growth 
  • Run Angel creating big noise about runner safety
  • it@Cork Leaders Awards Nominations Now Open
  • EBAN Winter University Munich, 16-17 Oct 2017
  • IT@Cork September Tech Talk
  • IBYE searching for Ireland’s best young entrepreneurs of 2018
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May 2017

Lessons learnt at the 2017 Entrepreneur Experience®

Looking for Women Angel Investors - Rising Tide Europe Fund 2 Open

The 2017 Entrepreneur Experience® Video

Is your company fit for the future?

Photos of the 2017 Entrepreneur Experience®

Over 20 CorkBIC Clients feature in Ireland's Top 100 Startups 

Launching the 2017 Gateway UCC Sprint Programme

Enterprise Ireland Competitive Start Fund for Female Entrepreneurs seeking Applications

EBN Congress - 5-7 July, France

EBAN Annual Congress - 7-9 June Malaga Spain

CorkBIC Event - Friday June 16th Celebrating High Growth Startups at the Port of Cork

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June 2017

  • Launching the CorkBIC 2016 Review
  • CorkBIC Celebrates High Growth Startups
  • Executing strategy: the four stages of success
  • Increased Connectivity puts Cork on the map
  • Photos Celebrating High Growth Startups
  • Treemetrics in €1.2m ‘internet of trees’ deal with European Space Agency 
  • Cork based PMD, Orthoxel & Aventamed among Top Irish Medtech Companies 
  • Enterprise Ireland Launches Regional CSF & FinTech CSF Funds
  • HBAN awarded EBAN best Business Angel initiative
  • Competitive Start Fund Workshop Friday, 30th June, Cork
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October 2013

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  • Act Fast, Go Global and Seize the Prize
  • The Venture Academy® 2013
  • Media Coverage of the Going International Conference (including radio interview with Candace Johnson)
  • Photos of the Going International Conference 2013
  • Thank you to our Partners

December 2016

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  • Launching the 2017 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • €50K CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge won by Skellig Surgical
  • The CorkBIC Venture Academy® 2016
  • Sir Alex Ferguson and Paul McGinley: lessons from two great leaders on Leadership and Complacency
  • DiaNia Technology raises €2m 
  • Looking beyond the UK for post-Brexit sales 

December 2013

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  • Be part of “the Best Entrepreneurship event of its kind in the world.*"
  • How to Apply for the 2014 Entrepreneur Experience®?
  • Closing Deals - the Latest from the Business Angel Partnership
  • 2013 through the lens - Photos and Videos
  • Transform your business model by discovering your Plan B

February 2014

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  • Celebrating CoderDojo's success
  • New Funding Sources for Start-Ups and SMEs an AIB and CorkBIC Workshop
  • Closing Deals - Business Angel Partnership 2013 numbers
  • New Faces at the 2014 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Traditional strategy is dead - What do you predict for 2014?
  • PR Slides raises €500k in seed funding
  • Veronica's Snacks getting a bite of the Market
  • HealthClinicPlus - using software to help mend injuries

April 2014

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  • The Captain's view - the 2014 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • How to Start a business - Key advice from our Seasoned Entrepreneurs
  • Some photos from the 2014 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • No - nonsense mentoring in entrepreneur bootcamp
  • Thanks to our Partners
  • Upcoming Events
  • AIB Start-Up night - April 30 - Cork
  • EBAN Annual Congress - Dublin May 19 & 20
  • it@cork European Technology Summit - May 13 - Cork

June 2014

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  • CorkBIC celebrates 25 years
  • CorkBIC launches brochure on Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
  • Photos from the CorkBIC 25 year celebration
  • EBAN Start-up Investors Manifesto - Sign up today!
  • Radisens awarded €1m contract
  • Green Saffron on how he made it
  • What our clients are saying?
  • Candace Johnson elected president of EBAN
  • Bank of Ireland National Accelerator Programme located in Cork

September 2014

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  • Business without Boundaries Conference - Nov 27 - Keynote David McWilliams - Register Today
  • Are you Investor Ready? Want to present at the next Venture Academy®?
  • Entrepreneurship Education Needs
  • Are we getting a Sugar Rush? Meet David McWilliams on Nov 27
  • Irish Atlantic Sea Salt wins 'Golden Fork' award
  • RadioShack to deploy Trustev across all stores and online
  • Curious Wines secures €30k funding via Linked Finance
  • Poly-Pico joins forces with NUI Galway with spectacular results
  • Global Cork Economic Forum - Oct 1st - City Hall, Cork

October 2014

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  • Regsiter Today for Business without Boundaries on Nov 27
  • EU BICs achieve better results and have higher impact than other EU incubators
  • Meet the Speakers - Paulo Andrez
  • Bank of Ireland National Accelerator
  • Ireland looks to double the jobs impact of startups on our economy
  • Smart Agri Food launches €4 million fund for new Applications in Smart Agriculture
  • Closing Deals - the Latest from the Business Angel Partnership
  • Mingoa Sale creates successful returns for Angel Investors in Cork
  • Áine Behan and Cortechs celebrates success at Lady Pitch night in Paris
  • Sedicii wins The Irish Times/ITLG Innovative Award

December 2014

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  • Investors and Start-ups meet to build companies that break New Ground
  • Business without Boundaries in Colour
  • Photos from Business without Boundaries
  • Leaders Everywhere - Creating companies of the future
  • CorkBIC links up with Tyndall at the Web Summit
  • WorkCompass raises €650k 
  • Compliance & Risks named ICT Exporter 2014 
  • WhatSalon wows Eva Longoria at the Web Summit

January 2015

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  • CorkBIC welcomes High performance transatlantic cable to Cork 
  • Start-ups and Entrepreneurs, Come Live the 2015 Entrepreneur Experience®!
  • Happy New Year 2015 - Remember that the road to success is paved with failures!
  • Angels to adopt Accelerators - EBAN and CorkBIC
  • Clients in the News:
  • AventaMed to hit high note in 2015
  • MPSTOR Partner with IBM in €3.2m Horizon 2020 project
  • Silicon Republic's top 20 tech start-ups to watch in 2015 - CorkBIC clients

April 2015

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  • Authenticity, Passion & unwavering Enthusiasm came together for the 2015 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • The Shamrock Organisation - Charles Handy
  • Photos from the 2015 Entrepreneur Experience
  • The Entrepreneur Experience® 2015 seduced me!
  • Media Coverage of the 2015 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Huge Thank you to our Sponsors at the 2015 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Treemetrics lands €800,000 European Space Agency contract
  • Teamwork - One of Ireland's best kept Technology Secrets!

June 2015

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  • The 2015 Entrepreneur Experience Video
  • New Competitive Start Fund for Start-ups outside Dublin
  • CorkBIC awarded best performing New EBAN Member 2014
  • What if my idea won't work
  • ThermoTent kickstarts with €51k in pre-orders
  • Cloud Computing compan NearForm to create 100 jobs

September 2015

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  • The CorkBIC Venture Academy Conference
  • 10 Reasons Why Investors Won’t Invest in Your Startup
  • Be part of Ireland's Start-up Gathering Oct 5th - 10th
  • Deadline for EI Competitive Start Fund for overseas entrepreneurs
  • Salaso Health Solutions partners with Perform at St. George’s Park
  • Case Study: Veronica's Snacks
  • Startup Cork Dinner - Oct 7, Cork
  • It@Cork Leaders Awards - Nominations Open
  • Locating World Class Eco Data Centres in Cork, Oct 9, Cork
  • SOSVentures Slingshot, Oct 23, Dublin

October 2015

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  • The CorkBIC Venture Academy Conference
  • Startup Ireland Gathering
  • Tánaiste announces €4.5m contract for The Hire Lab & BDO to create New website
  • The Customer is your VC - funding inversely correlates with success 
  • Aysytec create 50 jobs & new office in Cork Post Entrepreneur Experience 
  • ODG Technologies announce partnership with ASV Security

November 2015

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  • CorkBIC Venture Academy Report
  • Inspire YoWup - EU project to develop an innovative training package on entrepreneurship skills targeting wome
  • Media Coverage of the Venture Academy
  • Transform your business model by discovering your Plan B - John Mullins, London Business School
  • Photos from the Venture Academy Conference
  • Angels reach €50M milestone with Connexicon Medical’s €1.15M investment creating 15 jobs 
  • Aventamed raises €1.3m in private equity Investment 
  • Work Compass - Most Promising HR Solutions in 2015 

December 2015

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  • Seasons Greetings
  • This is REAL this is the 2016 Entrepreneur Experience®!
  • The Entrepreneur Experience Website is LIVE!
  • Photos of the Cork & Dublin Entrepreneur Experience Launches
  • Cork based Trustev acquired for $44 million 
  • PMD Solutions announces 11 jobs for Cork following EU funding 
  • Ocean Survivor crowned Overall Winner InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition 
  • CelgenTek wins Bank of Ireland's Sponsor for a Day Competition 

January 2016

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  • Deadline Jan 22nd to Apply for 2016 Entrepreneur Experience
  • Starting a Business in 2016 - Inspiration from Seasoned Entrepreneurs
  • Niamh Scanlon (13) (CoderDojo) awarded EU Digital Girl of the Year 2015
  • Ten tips for leaders in 2016
  • Newsweaver to create 60 new jobs in major expansion 
  • 12 Irish Medical device Startups you Need to know! 
  • Sothic Bioscience saving the horseshoe crab to lucrative effect

April 2016

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  • Final Call for Alumuni to attend Entrepreneur Experience® Masterclass
  • Entrepreneur Experience® 2016 Kicking off in 2 weeks!
  • Mentor Matching
  • Thanks to our Entrepreneur Experience® 2016 Partners
  • HBAN Members Webinar - Do's & Don'ts of business angel investing 
  • Anabio shortlisted for 2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards 
  • Broadlake Partners with TTM Healthcare 
  • Enterprise Ireland €50k Competitive Start Fund, International Calls Now Open
  • DealBroker 2016 - Call for Applications

May 2016

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  • Relive some of the magic from the 2016 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Emerging Entrepreneurs at the 2016 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Reflecting on How to go from good to great
  • This year's Entrepreneur Experience® in the Press & Media
  • Pádraig Ó Céidigh inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame®
  • A photo tells a thousand words......Photos from the 2016 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Radisens wins Red Herring Europe Award 
  • Cork-based Zeto secures investment of €1.7m 

June 2016

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  • CorkBIC Startup Clients create over 600 NEW jobs
  • CorkBIC 2015 Annual Review
  • Summer is coming - 3 reasons to stop, think and sleep
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics secures additional $2 million in venture funding 
  • Michael O'Connor is appointed to the EBAN Board
  • The Port of Cork event in Photos
  • Dee's Wholefoods secures deal with Dutch retailer 

September 2016

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  • The Global Investor Challenge - Seeking Applications
  • Unreasonable people are your greatest assets
  • International Entrepreneurs - EI Competitive Start Fund Applications closing
  • Prof Barry O'Sullivan, UCC named deputy president of world’s largest AI body
  • EBAN E-xcelerator organises first Investor Days
  • Everseen sees global sales rise after raising over €8m
  • Platform Avenue, Subwoofr & Fruitcubed feature in Sunday Business Post

October 2016

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  • 100 Applications Final Call CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge €50k Prize
  • Becoming a successful Business Angel
  • The CorkBIC Venture Academy® kicks off Nov 17 as part of the Growth Pathway
  • Overnight success is rubbish - persistence and patience bring luck
  • Cork Connects in San Francisco
  • SCALEUPs: Startup Europe comes to Silicon Valley
  • TippyTalk develops new channels of communication 
  • Mamukko are plain sailing in the Sunday Times 
  • Startup Gathering & Startup Nations Summit - 18-20 Nov Cork
  • EBAN Winter University - Croatia 29-30 Nov 2016
  • EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ - Thur 27 Oct 2016

February 2017

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  • 2017 Entrepreneur Experience® NEWS
  • Robust Screening leads to 200+ company pitches to Angel Investors in 2016 
  • OncoMark Secures €2.1 Million in funding - new test for Breast Cancer 
  • Helixworks one of the 50 finalists for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch event 
  • Modern Botany takes skincare back to its natural source 
  • EBAN invites Investors to join the InvestHorizon ePitches Online
  • Good ideas don't sell themselves......
  • CorkBIC Board member Kieran Drain departs for the US
  • Wishing IBYE Finalists Good Luck in the FINAL
  • The Best in Cyber Security - Zero Day Conference - Dublin Mar 7th

February 2012

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  • Launching the Entrepreneur Experience® 2012
  • Final Call for Applications for the Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Some new faces for the Entrepreneur Experience® 2012
  • So you think you have a Strategy?
  • In the Press - CorkBIC Clients
  • Congratulations to Winners at the Cork Chamber Dinner Awards

September 2010

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  • Welcome to the launch of the CORKBIC NEWS.
  • Jim Breen joins CorkBIC Board
  • CorkBIC advises Enterprise Ireland SuperValu Food Development Programme
  • Socowave raises €3m in funding
  • Minister Launches Limerick Business Angel Partnership
  • How to become an Angel Investor
  • Internationally active SMEs yield better results
  • Venture capitalist urges tax breaks for entrepreneurs

November 2010

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  • Launch of the CorkBIC International Venture Academy
  • Meet the CorkBIC Team!
  • Emutex secures Investment of 500k
  • An Interview with Entrepreneur Noel May
  • THE BIC Accreditation and the BIC Facts and Figures 2009
  • Why we need Banks!
  • Taoiseach announces €3.3m funding boost for 450 local jobs
  • Minister O'Keeffe - Entrepreneurship is Alive and well in Ireland

December 2010

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  • Season’s Greetings from CorkBIC
  • First Irish Venture Academy hosted in Cork
  • it@cork Leaders Awards
  • Some Strategy for Christmas - The Play is the Thing!
  • Breaking News - 20 Investment Deals done for 2010!

February 2011

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  • CorkBIC Launches The Entrepreneur Experience® 2011
  • Emutex expands on the back of €500k Investment
  • Who is coming to the Entrepreneur Experience?
  • Strategic orchestration - using network alliances
  • CorkBIC participates at the EBN Innovation Conference

March 2011

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  • CorkBIC launches The Entrepreneur Hall of Fame®
  • Feasibility Study – who are your customers?
  • Two weeks to the first Entrepreneur Experience
  • St Killians Candle Company lands first US order from New York's St Patricks Cathedral in time for St Patricks Day
  • Summary Statistics for the Business Angel Partnership

April 2011

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  • Sleepless in Garryvoe - the Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Angel Dust for Start-ups: Rehab for the Recession: Energetic and Inspirational
  • View a video of the Entrepreneur Experience
  • George Lee LIVE from the Entrepreneur Experience
  • Entrepreneurs 'give something back' - Irish Examiner
  • Photo Gallery of the Entrepreneur Experience

June 2011

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  • Liam Casey and Paul Hands inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame®
  • The Entrepreneur Experience® Investor Day
  • IGNITE Programme - 10 places available
  • Enterprise Ireland launches €1m competitive fund for locally trading companies to start Exporting
  • CorkBIC Poster Session at it@cork Conference

July 2011

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  • Save the Date International Finance Conference
  • Coder Dojo unleashes in Cork
  • Looking to the Future - What do you want to be?
  • Most Investible Companies at Investor day
  • Creating Opportunities with Finland
  • The Entrepreneur Experience® Investor Day

November 2011

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  • Harnessing Opportunities in the New Economy in a 70 million home market
  • The Venture Academy® - Presenters and Winners
  • So what does Going Global mean for Candace Johnson and Bill Liao?
  • Photos of the CorkBIC Going International Conference
  • Enterprise Ireland Launches €10 million International Start-Up Fund

December 2011

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  • Season’s Greetings from CorkBIC
  • Pizzabot tops the charts beating Angry Birds
  • Launching The Entrepreneur Experience® 2012
  • Taxi Taxi! - CorkBIC client Nixatel to participate in IT trade mission to Chicago
  • Tapping the potential of Innovation

September 2013

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  • Your Passport to Going International - Oct 16th at Fota
  • CorkBIC Clients in the News; Green Saffron Secures Investment; Soundwave launches in London; WhatSalon takes off
  • Have you got your Cork Passport Yet?
  • National Digital Strategy for Ireland and CoderDojo
  • How to pitch your business in 3 minutes; Part 3 - Relentless Credibility

March 2012

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  • Sleepless in Kinsale
  • Seven CorkBIC Clients raise investment of 3.15m
  • 9 Nuggets of wisdom we can learn from the late Steve Jobs about visualising your outcomes
  • Countdown to the Entrepreneur Experience 2012
  • Radisens receives the ITLG Biotech Award

April 2012

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  • Kinsale Rocks to the Entrepreneur Experience
  • Photos and comments from the Entrepreneur Experience 2012
  • Press Cuttings from the Entrepreneur Experience
  • Bring in the dancer – How to beat deadly negotiation tactics and what counter measures to deploy
  • Raising Seed Finance of €31.2 million euro
  • Read a Company's experiences with the BAP

June 2012

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  • Celebrating the New Economy at the Port of Cork
  • View Photo Album of CorkBIC’s event at the Port of Cork
  • Crest Solutions announces New Jobs and a New Acquisition
  • Liam Casey shares some tips on expanding into China
  • Five Reasons why it’s lonely at the top

September 2012

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  • 2nd Going International Conference
  • Irish BICs announce 100th Business Angel Investment
  • Financial Support for Irish Businesses – The Current Situation
  • 10 elements of Entrepreneurship
  • Investment feeds Natural Growth for Virginia Health Foods

November 2012

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  • Entrepreneur Superstars descend on Ballymaloe
  • When Coder Dojo met Raspberry Pi
  • Photos from the Going International Conference
  • Calling all Female Entrepreneurs - new 500k EI fund stimulate startups
  • Searching for the true leader

December 2012

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  • Seasons Greetings from CorkBIC
  • Launching the 2013 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • INBusiness INCork - Cork Innovates
  • launches in the US
  • Strategy is the Story - Can you tell your story?

January 2013

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  • Top Ten Business Tips for 2013
  • The Entrepreneur Experience 2013®
  • New Additions to the CorkBIC Board
  • Congratulations to Radisens on Frost & Sullivan Award
  • Top Three Business Strategy Articles in 2012 (as published in the CorkBIC Newsletter)
  • And much more

March 2013

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  • 'The Best Entrepreneurship event in the World!'
  • Photos and quotes from the 2013 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • Media coverage from the 2013 Entrepreneur Experience®
  • A big Thanks to our partners
  • When High Flying Executives Burn out

May 2013

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  • CorkBIC Clients in the News
  • Steve Wozniak to headline at BIC Congress (Derry 29-31 May 2013)
  • Jim Barry and Shemas Eivers inducted into Entrepreneur Hall of Fame®
  • How to Pitch your Business in 3 minutes? (Video with Bill Liao)
  • High Potential Start-up Showcase 'Class of 2012' - CorkBIC clients

July 2013

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  • Celebrating Cork's High Growth Companies
  • Launching the 2013 Entrepreneur Experience® Video
  • Going International Conference, Oct 2013
  • Photos - Celebrating Cork's High Growth Start-ups
  • A holiday read & time for reflection: The three paradoxes of Generation Y
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