Based on the campus of one of Ireland’s largest third level institutions – Cork Institute of Technology; the Rubicon Start-up professional team provide access to a wide range of Start-up Supports for Entrepreneurs who want to start, grow and expand their business.
The Incubator is the centre of a thriving entrepreneurship eco-system in Ireland. Entrepreneurs are supported by experienced start-up professionals. Our location provides a community for entrepreneurs where access to funding, advice and market opportunities in a proactive environment.
Our location provides a community for entrepreneurs where access to funding, advice and market opportunities in a proactive environment. We provide support when you need it; as you grow. Our experienced team have helped many businesses achieve their goals:
We recognise that entrepreneurs require support at every stage of development. The Rubicon delivers mentoring, training and funding. Entrepreneurs can avail of resources from technology gateways, and access to the knowledge of the Cork Institute of Technology. All supports are tailor made for entrepreneurs and delivered in a manner which suits entrepreneurs.
Office space for businesses that come in all shapes and sizes.
Our Hot Desk service will allow you to work at a pace that suits you.
For businesses at the stage where the do not require an office.
The Rubicon is a campus based incubator.
Our mentoring process is sector specific and tailored to meet the needs of any entrepreneur
We provide and assist you to avail of both public and private sources of funding.
We are internationally linked to incubation centres and science parks world wide.
The Rubicon Angel group are a collection of individual investors who meet as a group to review potential companies seeking investments.
The New Frontiers programme is the answer to how to start your own business for many early stage entrepreneurs. New Frontiers is the national entrepreneur development programme supported by Enterprise Ireland and delivered in Cork through the Rubicon Centre. It is the ultimate support to help you develop your idea into a successful start-up.Explore
'Exxcel’ is a part time programme dedicated to supporting female founders with STEM sector start up ideas. The programme is designed to help busy female professionals with a new business idea to get access to the necessary knowledge, mentoring and coaching to validate their idea. It is delivered over a six month period, one Saturday in class per month supported by one to one mentoring.Explore
Entrepreneurship is a journey that is both exciting and challenging. Every business has a different story and experience. We provide support every step of the way especially when times are challenging. Since 2006 we have helped many businesses prosper and continue to do so.