Do you have a great idea, or have you spotted a gap in the market but need some advice on how to get it off the ground? Did you know that there are lots of supports available to help budding entrepreneurs? So take that first step and start looking at how you can set up your own business.

Tips from UCD Career Development Centre

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Enterprise Board (DLRCEB) is your ‘local’ enterprise board if you are a UCD student. The Board works with aspiring entrepreneurs and provides free supports which can help you to acquire new skills, access specialist advice and receive training. See more information at

  • Check out your bank’s business start-up web pages, your local area partnerships and local Enterprise Centres, which are excellent for networking opportunities and supports.

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Tech competition: Win an entrepreneurial workshop prize in Budapest!

EIT Digital Competition




Put yourself in the running for EIT Digital’s ‘3-Day Workshop’ challenge! The Budapest-based workshop prize includes flights and accommodation, to give young tech entrepreneurs a taste of innovation at its best.

If you are studying computer science, maths, computer engineering or IT, this is the ideal opportunity to bounce around ideas, meet inspiring professionals and build your network!

The winner gains access to industry leading digital entrepreneurs – disrupters on the European startup scene – with this grand prize, ideating around how to turn their dreams into real, tangible solutions.

EIT Digital Competition