Entry is free and really easy.

How does it work?

You enter in one of four geographical regions

  1. Dublin
  2. Rest of Leinster
  3. Munster
  4. Connaught  / Ulster
  • Your organisation must be five years old or less on October 1st 2019 [from date of incorporation].
  • It is NOT a requirement to be a customer of any particular financial institution to enter the awards.
  • Simply select the categories you wish to enter (you can enter up to three per company) and fill in the short application form.
  • Our regional judging panels will review all the submissions and select a regional shortlist for each category.
  • These regional shortlists will be merged and judged again to produce the National Shortlist.
  • National Shortlisted entrants will be invited to pitch their businesses live to our national judging panel in Dublin in early October 2019
  • The winners will be announced at the Startup Awards Ceremony on October 24th  in Dublin's City Hall
  • Receive a Startup Awards Winners Trophy
  • Go forward to compete and represent Ireland in the Startup Europe Awards


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