by Aisling White, Senior Marketing Specialist at Sage
The 2013 Startup Awards in association with Vodafone Ireland will take place on Thursday, June 13th 2013 in Dublin and will celebrate the very best Irish start-up businesses across all sectors of the economy. The ‘Startup Awards 2013” in association with Vodafone – is Ireland’s only dedicated awards program to reward excellence in the Irish business start-up community.
Sage are sponsoring the Product StartUp of the Year category. We also sponsored this category in 2012 and presented the award to the Handmade Soap Company at the awards ceremony last year.
“2012 was the first year of the Startup Awards and we were blown away by the response. With companies like Kooky Dough, Keoghs Crisps and the Handmade Soap Company as winners last year it is a real testament to the pool of start-up talent in Ireland today,” said Stephen Dillon, founder of Startups.ie.
The Startup Awards are also partnered PayPal, Dell, DCU, Squires & co Chartered Accountants, O’Rourke Reid Solicitors, Foras na Gaeilge, The Irish Independent Business Week and Newstalk 106-108FM.
Entry to the Startup Awards is free and open to all sole traders, partnerships and companies operating in the Republic of Ireland that have been in business for three years or less and have 30 employees or less on April 12th 2013.
The closing date for entries is Thursday April 11th 2013 and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday June 13th in Dublin.
Further information on categories, how to enter and attending the awards can be found at www.startupawards.ie