Doing business in Ireland? Need funding?

The following funds are available for entrepreneurs and small businesses based in Ireland:

Located in Dublin?

Dublin City Enterprise Board have received extra funding towards job creation. Up to €7,500 is available per new full-time employee hired before the end of 2011. http://www.dceb.ie/Financial-Assistance

Got a great idea for a social enterprise?

This year, GUINNESS® is investing €650,000 in Ireland’s social entrepreneurs. Applications to the Arthur Guinness Fund can be made until 5pm Wednesday, 30 November 2011.

Not yet arrived in Ireland but waiting for an excuse?

Enterprise Ireland has launched a new €10 million Fund to attract entrepreneurs to set-up or relocate to Ireland. More information is available at €10m Fund for International Start-Ups. Check case studies »

Do you know of any other fund that is not tied to a specific bank? Please comment and share your knowledge.