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Help entrepreneurs to grow, mentors wanted

Helping 80 entrepreneurs to grow The World’s largest free business accelerator, Entrepreneurial Spark, is opening its doors to exciting and dynamic businesses in Belfast this February (and we can’t wait!). Powered by Ulster Bank, we are offering free office space, a 6-18 month programme of hands-on enablement, a start up boot […]

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CoderDojo Community Platform Hackathon

The CoderDojo Foundation recently relaunched Zen as a new open source community platform! With the awesome support of Code For Ireland, Dogpatch Labs and Ulster Bank we are hosting a 2 day Hackathon at Dogpatch Labs to show you how to contribute to this opensource community platform! Register here About Zen […]

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Climate Launchpad Launched

Climate Launchpad, which is part of Climate-KIC Europe’s largest clean/sustech accelerator, is launching again. Climate Launchpad Sustainable Nation is running Climate Launchpad, the ideas competition of Climate-KIC again this year. Last year one of the finalists Orbas (internet of food, got to the last 20 out of 80 finalist and 700 submissions. […]

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Social Entrepreneurs at The Summit

The Summit Dublin is partnering with the US Embassy in Dublin to offer Irish social enterprise organisations and charities the chance to tell their story and speak to the 20,000 tech leaders assembled this year at The Summit Dublin, the biggest event of its kind in Europe, taking place November […]

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Bumbleance Children's Ambulance Service with Patron Nuala Carey

Social entrepreneurs; THE SAOIRSE FOUNDATION

We had the pleasure and honour to judge the application for the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards. Met Tony Heffernan there. This is his story and initiative: The Saoirse Foundation is a registered non-profit children’s charity which, when originally established in March 2010, by Mary & Tony Heffernan, was initially dedicated to just […]

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Two-Thirds of Charities Have Taken Steps to Increase Transparency & Strengthen Goverance, Conference Hears

“Survey reveals services under threat as donations fall and need soars” 15 May 2014 – Two-thirds of Irish charities have taken steps in the past six months to increase transparency and strengthen their governance, a conference at Croke Park heard today. The Wheel’s National Conference for the Charity Sector also […]

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Ulster Bank Community Impact Fund

The Ulster Bank Community Impact Fund is a £250,000 fund established to give local communities a welcome boost by providing grants to support their work in enterprise creation, financial education and employability initiatives throughout the Island of Ireland. The Ulster Bank Community Impact Fund is a £250,000 fund established to […]

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