Entry is free and really easy.

REASONS TO ENTER THE AWARDS

#YourStartupJourney

The National Startup Awards are the official partner of the Startup Europe Awards. Winners from specified categories will go forward to represent Ireland at this prestigious event held a the European Commission.

How does it work?

  • Your organisation must be five years old or less on October 30th 2020 [from date of incorporation].
  • Closing date November 13th 2020
  • 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 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 mid November 2020
  • The winners will be announced at the Startup Awards Ceremony on 3rd December 2020 Online.

Category winners will:

  • Receive a Startup Awards Winners Trophy
  • Go forward to compete and represent Ireland in the Startup Europe Awards