How to Apply

Who should Apply and how do you apply?

This event is a unique opportunity for

  • Entrepreneurs with a new idea,
  • Entrepreneurs with an investor ready proposition, or
  • Entrepreneurs with an established business that is seeking to scale

to gain advice and mentoring from some of Ireland’s most successful Entrepreneurs.  This 24 hour experience includes networking, workshops and presentations.  Be prepared - this is not for the faint hearted!


Applications are NOW Closed

Download an Application Form HERE

All applications must be submitted via email to 

Deadline for applications is Friday February 13th 2015



Group One – The Ideas Group

Eight new project Entrepreneurs who have an idea or action plan - get a sanity check. For this category there will be two group sessions and two one-to-one sessions with a seasoned Entrepreneur

Group Two – The Investor Ready Group

Eight Entrepreneurs with a plan or business proposition that is ‘Investor Ready’ - get a critical review. This group will have an opportunity to pitch for investment to an audience of Angel Investors with two group sessions and two one-to-one sessions with a seasoned Entrepreneur/investor

Group Three – The Scaling Group

Eight Entrepreneurs running established businesses who want to scale and grow – find out how to create, access and capture new opportunities.  This category will have two group sessions and two one-to-one sessions with an experienced Entrepreneur



Once you have filled out the application send it to Fionnuala at before Friday 13th February 2015.

As there are only 8 places available in each group, each application will be reviewed and interviews will take place in February 2015 in Cork before a panel of 2/3 people. There can only be one applicant per company.  An all in fee of €390 per participant (Including all workshops and meetings; overnight accommodation; lunch both days and dinner on Friday night.) will need to be paid at least 3 weeks before the start of the event, payment CANNOT be accepted at the event itself. Failure to arrange payment in time will jeopardise your place at the event.

The 2015 Entrepreneur Experience® is taking place on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th of March in Ballymaloe, Co. Cork. It will start at 09:30 on Friday and ends at 14:00 on Saturday, successful applicants must be available for the full event.

Contact CorkBIC today to talk about starting your business and turn your ideas into reality! CorkBIC will supply you with a step by step guide on starting a business.

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