Female High Fliers accelerator calls for new start-ups

8 Dec 2015815 Views

DCU Ryan Academy’s Female High Fliers programme 2016 is calling for ambitious female entrepreneurs to join the next cycle of the programme.

The DCU Ryan Academy’s prestigious Female High Fliers programme 2016 is calling for ambitious female entrepreneurs to apply for the next cycle of the programme, which begins in February 2016.

Female High Fliers is an accelerator programme for Ireland’s best early stage start-ups, specifically addressing the challenges facing female entrepreneurs.

The programme will fast track your business development and leadership skills.

Female High Fliers will run two cycles in 2016 – Programme 1 starts on 16 February and runs to 31 May and Programme 2 starts on 6 September and runs to 6 December.

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The programme is open to female founders of start-ups that are less than five years old, the start-up must be female-led and individuals and teams of up to three people may apply.

The programme, which is open to start-ups from all industries, sets high benchmarks in terms of business ideas, growth potential, export potential, the strength of the founder or team and the potency of the market opportunity.

Graduates of the programme include The Stork Exchange, Duane Learning and Unipupil, to name a few.

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John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years

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