High Potential StartUps

A High Potential Start-Up (HPSU) is defined as a start-up venture that is:

  • Introducing a new or innovative product or service to international markets.
  • Involved in manufacturing or internationally traded services.
  • Capable of creating 10 jobs in Ireland and realising €1 million in sales within three to four years of starting up.
  • Led by an experienced management team.
  • Headquartered and controlled in Ireland.
  • Less than six years old.


Focus Areas:

Investor Ready Business Plan

Market Validation

Time to Cash

• Executing the Plan
• Breakthrough Sales
• Doing the right things, right
• Building the Right Team
• Lean Start-Up/ Business Model Canvas
• Messaging
• Online & Offline Marketing Strategies
• Funding strategy
• Investors