Up to 60 places available on Going for Growth scheme for female entrepreneurs

Last cycle of programme participants saw combined turnover increase from €80.6 million to €92.3 million over six months

Olivia Lynch of KPMG, Leo Clancy of Enterprise Ireland, Gráinne Mullins of Grá Chocolates and Oonagh O’Hagan of Meagher Pharmacy Group, at the launch of Going for Growth

Applications have opened for the Going for Growth scheme, a project aimed at helping female entrepreneurs grow their businesses, with up to 60 places available this year.

Going for Growth started in 2008 and more than 900 business women have taken part in it to date. Derval O’Rourke, Kate Scott of HoloToyz and Vanessa Creaven of Spotlight Oral Care have all joined the project, which is funded by Enteprise Ireland and KPMG.

The programme involves ...