The Bright Ideas Challenge 2009

30 July, 2009


Do you have an exciting new business and are you based in the Cork area?

Enter our Bright Ideas Challenge and be in with a chance to win €5,000 cash plus mentoring and training to the value of €5,000.

Do you run a promising business start up? Does your small business boast an innovative product or service? Now is your chance to convince the panel of judges in the Bank of Ireland Bright Ideas Challenge – and win €5,000 cash as well as mentoring and training to the value of €5,000 from CorkBIC.

Our contest is open to businesses based in the Cork region. Entry is free – just tell us why your business can meet the Bright Ideas Challenge and you could be selected to present at our regional final in the Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Cork on 15th of September 2009. Bobby Kerr of RTÉs Dragon’s Den will lead our panel of judges, who will put your bright idea through its paces.

To enter the competition, visit and complete the application form. You can email the form to or post it to Bernadette Dempsey, Bank of Ireland, Business Banking, 40 Mespil Road, Dublin 2.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25th August 2009.

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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