Regional Finals


The CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge Regional Finals


At the CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge Regional Finals shortlisted Irish and International startups will battle it out as part of the pitching competition powered by Bank of Ireland. Finalists from each regional final will be chosen by a panel of judges to go head to head at the CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge pitching competition on Startup Island on Friday 18 November. Three finalists will be selected to pitch at the Startup Nations Summit Gala Dinner on Saturday 19 November in Cork County Hall, with an opportunity to win a €50,000 prize fund.

Selected finalists from the Regional Finals will have a unique opportunity to receive clear advice and guidance on how to improve their investor proposition from Investors and Seasoned Entrepreneurs at the CorkBIC Venture Academy® on Nov 17th.



  • Limerick Regional Final - Monday Nov 7th - Bank of Ireland Workbench, 125 O'Connell St, Limerick 
  • Dublin Regional Final - Tuesday Nov 8th  -  Bank of Ireland Workbench, University Branch, Stillorgan Road, Montrose, Dublin 4
  • Galway Regional Final - Wednesday Nov 9th - Bank of Ireland Workbench, 22 Mainguard Street, Galway
  • Cork Regional Final - Thursday Nov 17th - Bank of Ireland Workbench, 70 Patricks St, Cork



Do you want to pitch at a regional final? Apply HERE

Closing date for applications to pitch is Friday October 28th 2016



Do you want to attend a regional final? 

Limerick Regional Final -  Monday 7th November 17:30 - 20:00 - Bank of Ireland Workbench, Limerick - Get your tickets here

Dublin Regional Final - Tuesday Nov 8th, 17:30 - 20:00 - Bank of Ireland Workbench, Montrose, Dublin 4 - Get your tickets here

Galway Regional Final - Wednesday Nov 9th 17:30 - 20:00 - Bank of Ireland Workbench, Galway - Get your tickets here

Cork Regional Final - Thursday 17th November - 09:30 - 11:30 - Bank of Ireland Workbench, Cork - Get your tickets here


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