The Finals of the All-Island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition 2017, the island’s biggest business competition for new start and early stage companies in any sector, from any part of the island established for companies who have a new equity funding requirement and now in its fifteenth year, takes place on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at Dublin’s Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood. Details of the regional finalists have just been released, each of which have secured €20,000 by getting this far.

These entrepreneurs will then compete for the overall Best in Category prize worth €50,000 and ultimately the Overall Winner title, worth €100,000.


Name Location Region Category Web
Helixworks Technologies Cork Munster New Start
Thalman Health Cork Munster Early Stage
Cerebreon Donegal Connacht & Leinster New Start
Nova Leah Dundalk Connacht & Leinster Early Stage
iKydz Dublin Dublin New Start
CroíValve Dublin Dublin Early Start
Xenobics Belfast Northern Ireland New Start
Phion Therapeutics Belfast Northern Ireland Early Start


Source: InterTrade Ireland