6 C
Sligo
Sunday, April 5, 2020
Home News Company News Atlantic Star Consulting Wins Best Startup in Sligo at IBYE Awards

Atlantic Star Consulting Wins Best Startup in Sligo at IBYE Awards

Atlantic Star Consulting has been announced as the winner of the ‘Best Start-Up Business’ category in the Sligo leg of the 2019 Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition.

This competition is part of a nationwide search launched by Minister Heather Humphreys and Minister Pat Breen to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs (IBYE). The six winners and runners-up were chosen from 15 local finalists and will now share a €50,000 investment fund.

IBYE, now in its fifth year, is a nationwide youth enterprise initiative to help 18-to-35 year olds with an innovative business idea, new start-up or established business. In 2019, 1,644 young entrepreneurs entered the IBYE programme, which is an initiative of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and supported by Enterprise Ireland and local authorities.

Pictured: Sligo finalists from the 2019 Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition. Photo: Sligo County Council

The county final was hosted by Head of Enterprise at Sligo County Council, John Reilly while Mayor of Sligo Municipal District, Councillor Rosaleen O’Grady addressed the audience and presented the participants with their awards.

At the event, John Reilly, Head of Enterprise with Sligo County Council said:

“As our winners clearly demonstrate, youth entrepreneurship is thriving here in Sligo. IBYE is about discovering local potential and nurturing that talent through financial supports, mentoring, training and networking opportunities. In 2019, Local Enterprise Office Sligo supported 15 young entrepreneurs through the IBYE competition and over 70 young entrepreneurs in total, since the competition began in 2014. We want to build on that success by supportting Sligo’s young entrepreneurs today and into the future.”

Atlantic Star Consulting will leverage this opportunity to develop high-quality market intelligence services, providing global blue-chip clients and niche local players with valuable insights on the fast-growing Irish structured finance sector.

Dominick Barrett
Dominick Barrett
Dominick is Managing Director of Atlantic Star Consulting.

Disclaimer: Nothing on this website constitutes legal advice, investment advice, tax advice or any other kind of advice of any sort. Information is provided as-is, and we are not responsible for the actions of you or any third party as a result of the information provided on this website. By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by our legal notice.

RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Irish SPV Assets Rise by €15billion in Q4-2019

Assets held by Irish SPVs rose by +€15.3bn during Q4-2019 to reach the highest amount on record.

Irish SPV Sector Grows by 65 Vehicles in Q4-2019

A net increase of +65 new SPVs during Q4-2019 propelled the Irish SPV sector to yet another all time high of 2,603...

Irish SPV Report Q4-2019

The Irish SPV sector saw substantial growth over the course of 2019, as vehicle numbers grew by 263 and assets rose by...

Irish CLOs Have 0.36% Exposure To Oil & Gas

At time of writing, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil prices have fallen to $32.10/barrel, a drop of 22.5% from their closing prices...

Services

COVID-19 Assistance to Corporate Service Providers

As you may already be aware, the Irish government has declared national 'lock-down' measures to combat the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus,...

FVC/SPV Reporting: Outsourcing

Outsourcing Central Bank Reporting to Atlantic Star Consulting provides firms with the peace of mind that an expert is managing all facets...

Market Intelligence Reports

Our Market Intelligence services provide professional service firms with never-before seen intelligence on their market, competitors and their sector more broadly.

FVC/SPV Reporting: Training & Consulting

Our Training and Consulting services are ideal for firms who are looking to keep their Central Bank reporting in-house, but who require...