A missing drummer laid the foundation for Grace Tooher’s business, Jam Forest. It’s a long way to Tipperary but Grace Tooher’s business road hasn’t been too long as a unique approach and idea has helped her progress JamForest rather quickly. Prior to JamForest, Tooher was living and gigging with her band ‘Staring at Lakes’ […]
Exxcel Female Entrepreneurship Programme (STEM)
The Rubicon Exxcel Programme is a new initiative providing women with a business idea related to the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sectors with the opportunity to explore and develop their idea. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.
CUMAS SECAD FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME
This is an intensive programme for female entrepreneurs who want to take their business ideas to the next stage. Currently recruiting for the next programme.
Programmes: A wide range of business development supports offering expert training and business advice.
Business Support: Access to mentoring panels and advisory services, experienced sector specific entrepreneurs.
Client Services: Entrepreneurs and investors alike are attracted to the Rubicon because of its offerings of supports.
A need to keep track of professional training undertaken by medical staff and nurses led Sajeesh Kesavan to set up his business Infomaxis Ltd. Sajeesh Kesavan of Infomaxis, began his nursing career in his native India before completing a Higher Diploma in Cardiac and ICU Nursing in UCC as well as a Masters Degree in […]
Entrepreneurship is Child’s Play for Wendy of Serenity Compliance A degree and Masters in Early Childhood Education brought Wendy Oke to The Rubicon Centre’s New Frontiers Programme with her startup Serenity Compliance. Her venture is an online compliance dashboard that helps preschool providers understand and document their compliance obligations and records by giving them the information […]
Close Call Becomes Spark to Ignite a New Business A near house fire for one New Frontiers participant ignited the spark of entrepreneurship for Seán Ó Tuama of Firemole. Electrician Seán Ó Tuama from Bishopstown returned home from three years in Australia in 2015 to set up his own electrical company before starting his entrepreneurial […]
CIT Enterprise Society and UCC’s E&S Society collaborated to deliver a student based initiative aimed at providing a platform for student entrepreneurs to collaborate and innovate. This initiative was established through the creation of a competition geared towards students from both CIT and UCC working together to solve the problems of the future. This platform […]