The clock is counting down. Closing date for applications for Laois’ Best Young Entrepreneur 2019 is this Friday, 15th March. If you are a young person in business or if you know of a young entrepreneur (18-35 years old) in Laois with a business idea or is running a business, please encourage them to complete a simple application form on

Local Enterprise Office Laois is searching for entrepreneurs to enter in three categories:
Best Business Idea, Best Start-up (trading less than 18 months), Best Established Business (trading more than 18 months).

Applicants are in with a chance to win a share of the €50,000 investment fund for Laois.
All applications will be assessed and 15 applicants (5 in each category) will be shortlisted and partake in the IBYE Bootcamp. They will then go forward to the County Final on the 2nd May.

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