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Six local women to watch

August 20, 2014 - 9:11 am in In Depth

Recently it has come to our attention that there are a few ladies in Northern Ireland doing some very  exciting things as part of their career. Whether they are entrepreneurs, working for global companies or shooting up the ladder in impressively quick time,…

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Dungannon Enterprise Centre gets support for female entrepreneurs

July 30, 2014 - 8:01 am in News

A local enterprise agency has been awarded over £20,000 in grant funding from RBS, the parent company of Ulster Bank, to help develop female entrepreneurship.…


Final call to be part of entrepreneurial bootcamp

June 19, 2014 - 3:34 pm in News

This weekend (20th – 22nd June) offers a unique opportunity for local entrepreneurs to test ideas and products as internationally acclaimed business…

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Enterprise academy makes ideas a reality

June 18, 2014 - 3:29 pm in News

A number of students are seeing their business ideas become a reality after completing an enterprise programme, funded by Belfast City Council. 22 students took part in the Belfast Enterprise Academy (BEA) – designed for degree students living in the…


Lean start up machine for entrepreneurs

May 23, 2014 - 12:41 pm in News

Aspiring entrepreneurs will now have a new avenue to test their ideas and products with customers as Lean Startup Machine brings its internationally acclaimed three-day bootcamp to Belfast, this June – the first time it has come to Ireland. The event received…


Call for businesses to invest in young entrepreneurs

March 25, 2014 - 12:47 pm in News

A leading innovation hub in Northern Ireland says local companies investing back into young entrepreneurs will “grow the region’s economy from within.” The Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) Trust has just received its first significant private sector…

'We Make' Pop Up Shop participants

Budding entrepreneurs pop up in Belfast

February 19, 2014 - 6:50 am in News

Craft and food entrepreneurs will be ‘popping’ up in Belfast over the next few weeks as part of the council’s Market Start Up Programme. Recruits on the latest programme will be running their own Pop Up Shop in the Queen Street Studios building on Bedford…