€700,000’s been secured by IT Carlow for the New Frontiers programme.
It comes with a five-year partnership with Enterprise Ireland to help emerging entrepreneurs across the southeast region, incorporating counties Kilkenny, Carlow, Waterford and Wexford.
The programme provides a comprehensive set of business development supports and mentoring to start-ups with innovative projects that have a scalable market.
It will support the development of over 400 entrepreneurs, resulting in the growth of scalable businesses, and creating employment in the region. Those selected for the second phase of the programme will benefit from a support package valued at €30,000, expert one to one mentoring and business support, with no equity taken in their business.
Gemma Purcell, Enterprise Development Manager at IT Carlow has been telling our Sue Nunn all about it on The Way It Is.
Listen back to the conversation here: