The 2011/12 Genesis Enterprise Programme

Been asked to blog about this and get word out to (mostly) Cork based folks.

The Genesis Enterprise Programme based on the CIT Campus is recruiting for new participants this year. The programme is well-established and is a nice way to drive you from a very new and innocent business to a professional one.


So what’s it all about? Genesis is a 12-month, full time, rapid incubation programme that provides a comprehensive range of supports to innovative start-ups to help them establish their business successfully in a planned and focused environment.

Some alumni of Genesis: Abtran, Crest Solutions, Cully & Sully, Comnitel/IBM, Eolas International, Ferfics, Radisen Diagnostics.

Consider applying.

And what they offer:

  • Management Development Training in strategy, finance, marketing, sales etc
  • An environment with other entrepreneurs at early stages of business development
  • Business address and office facilities
  • Experienced business mentor for each participant
  • Opportunity to access the staff and facilities of the Programme Partners
  • Access to CORD Funding, subject to Enterprise Ireland approval
  • Information on other sources of funding

2 Responses to “The 2011/12 Genesis Enterprise Programme”

  1. Damien,

    Thanks for getting the word out on Genesis and best of luck to everybody involved.

    For people outside of Cork, there is a full list of other incubator programmes at these two links;


  2. MJ says:

    This is an excellent course & great opportunity for start-ups; it’s a real diving board and all you have to do is quiz anyone who has done it to be convinced. No, I’m not on commission!! If entrepreneurs outside Cork are interested in it, it’s also around the country under a few more names: Enterprise Platform Programme in the South East, M50 Programme in Dublin – all offering the same suite of services. Good luck to anyone entering…