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  • Richard Barrett Wins Google Award at IBYE

    05 Mar
    Richard Barrett Wins Google Award at IBYE

    Richard Barrett, co-founder of Pundit Arena with Ross O’Dwyer, was presented with the Best Promotion of Business On-Line Google Award at the National Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Finals at Google’s European Headquarters on 5th March 2017.

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  • Packed House for IGNITE 2017 Launch Reception

    03 Oct
    Packed House for IGNITE 2017 Launch Reception

    Ten aspiring graduate entrepreneurs, working on exciting start-up businesses were introduced on Monday, October 3rd at a packed reception at the Western Gateway Building, UCC, to mark the launch of the 7th IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme.

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  • Irish-Based Sports Media Platform, Pundit Arena Raises €650,000

    01 Feb
    Irish-Based Sports Media Platform, Pundit Arena Raises €650,000

    Irish based sports media platform; Pundit Arena, has raised a seed round of €650,000 from a collection of angel investors, based both in Ireland and the United States.  Pundit Arena, the leading sports media platform that enables articulate fans to become paid journalists through their unique revenue-share model has grown to more than 300 writers and over 1.4 million monthly users in the last year.

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  • IGNITE 2016 Launch Reception

    12 Oct
    IGNITE 2016 Launch Reception

    The launch of the 6th IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme in UCC sees 14 enthusiastic graduates of University College Cork, Cork Institute of Technlogy and Dublin City University with Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Molecular Cell Biology, Cloud Computing, Business Information Systems, Food Science, Commerce and Law. This year’s businesses are developing products and services in areas as diverse as medicine and health, food and ICT.

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  • IGNITE Welcomes Minister Ged Nash

    06 Feb
    IGNITE Welcomes Minister Ged Nash

    Ged Nash, TD, Minister of State at the Department for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation with special responsibility for Business & Employment and Ciaran Lynch, TD for Cork South Central visited IGNITE on Friday 6th Feb.

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  • IGNITE 2015 Launch Reception

    07 Oct
    IGNITE 2015 Launch Reception

    The launch of the 5th IGNITE Graduate Business Programme in UCC sees 15 enthusiastic graduates from UCC, CIT, UL and UCD with qualifications in information systems, computer science, physics, commerce and marketing working on 12 exciting business ideas in industry sectors as diverse as energy, IT, food, health & fitness and social media.

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  • Winners Announced at IGNITE 2013 Awards

    26 Jun
    Winners Announced at IGNITE 2013 Awards

    AnaBio Technology Ltd wins Business of the Year Award, VConnecta Ltd wins Business Plan Award, Mohago Ltd wins Innovation Award at IGNITE’s 2013 Showcase. Eight businesses of the future were recognised today (Wednesday 26 June) at IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme’s Awards and Showcase held at a packed Aula Maxima, UCC.

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  • IGNITE is pleased to host an audience with Pat Falvey

    12 Apr
    IGNITE is pleased to host an audience with Pat Falvey

    Pat Falvey is best known as a mountaineer, an adventurer and an explorer. He is the first person in the world to have twice reached the highest peak on each of the seven continents, including Mt Everest from both Nepal and Tibet. He has led four expeditions to Mt Everest, reaching the summit twice. He has crossed Antarctica to the South Pole, traversed Greenland over shifting ice flows and completed many more life-changing expeditions. Less well known is that Pat left school at 15, was a millionaire at 20, overtraded and went broke at 29, rebuilt and retired at 40.

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  • Ireland's First 5-Star University

    05 Sep
    Ireland's First 5-Star University

    University College Cork (UCC) has achieved the unique status of becoming Ireland’s first five star university and has once again improved its position in world rankings announced today (September 5th 2011) in the QS World University Rankings.

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  • PRESS RELEASE - NONE ISSUE 2

    03 May
    PRESS RELEASE - NONE ISSUE 2

    NONE is an Irish based, internationally staffed, globally concerned fashion and lifestyle magazine providing a platform for the riskier elements of Design, Art, Theatre, Music and Story.

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  • PRESS RELEASE - NONE LAUNCH

    05 Apr
    PRESS RELEASE - NONE LAUNCH

    NONE is an Irish based, internationally staffed, globally concerned fashion and lifestyle magazine providing a platform for the riskier elements of Design, Art, Theatre, Music and Story.

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  • IGNITE 2014 Launch Reception

    15 Oct
    IGNITE 2014 Launch Reception

    The launch of the 4th IGNITE Graduate Business Programme in UCC sees 14 entrepreneurs striking out to conquer the business world across the food and nutrition, engineering, education, fashion and ICT sectors amongst others.

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  • IGNITE 2013 Awards and Showcase - Now Even Bigger!

    07 Jun
    IGNITE 2013 Awards and Showcase - Now Even Bigger!

    This year, the IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme Awards and Showcase will be better than ever. To reflect the significant progress made by the programme since it was launched just two years ago, this year we will present Awards in five categories based on the judgements of four experienced business people and with the generous support of our three Awards sponsors.

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  • Launch Of the Ignite Programme

    12 Nov
    Launch Of the Ignite Programme

    Friday 12 Nov 2010 -IGNITE, a new Centre designed to give graduates professional help with business start-ups, was launched at University College Cork (UCC) today (November 12th 2010) by Mr Billy Kelleher TD, Minister for Trade & Commerce.

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  • IGNITE Gets Underway

    02 Feb
    IGNITE Gets Underway

    Front Row: Left to Right; Aylmer Barrett, Will Martin, Sarah Jane O’Sullivan, Andrew Hobbs, Damian Drohan.

    Back Row: Left to Right; Mike McGrath, Mike Broderick, Peter Power, Miki Barlok, Niall O’Sullivan, Artemij Fedosejev.

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