Illuminate 2019 Course Content

Who is delievering the programme? DCU Ryan Academy is a non-profit, partnership between Dublin City University and the Ryan Family that aims to be the leading supporter of entrepreneurs and innovation in Ireland. They currently deliver the Female High Fliers Programme which is an accelerator programme for female led startups which specifically addresses the challenges facing … Continue reading “Illuminate 2019 Course Content”

“Illuminate” Female Entrepreneurship Programme Launch

 Course Start: 18 February 2019 Course End: 8 April 2019   On Monday, 10th December, The Mill Enterprise Hub launched the Boyne Valley / M1 ‘Illuminate’ Female Entrepreneurship Programme in Drogheda. The programme is delivered by the DCU Ryan Academy and is a Fetac-accredited course aimed at entrepreneurs seeking to develop their business. Guest speakers on the day included Anne … Continue reading ““Illuminate” Female Entrepreneurship Programme Launch”

Local female entrepreneurs of ‘M1 / Boyne Valley Female Illuminate’ Programme pitching for Success

On March 13th, participants of the second “Illuminate” Female Entrepreneurship Programme run by The Mill Enterprise Hub and DCU Ryan Academy, pitched their businesses to a panel of judges from Enterprise Ireland, Meath LEO, and AIB. The Illuminate programme was created by The Mill Enterprise Hub, with assistance from DKIT and DCU, to empower early … Continue reading “Local female entrepreneurs of ‘M1 / Boyne Valley Female Illuminate’ Programme pitching for Success”

Dragon’s Den launches Illuminate Female Entrepreneurship Programme as part of Meath Enterprise week

On Thursday, 17th November, Alison Cowzer of East Coast Bakehouse and Dragon’s Den, launched the Boyne Valley / M1 ‘Illuminate’ Female Entrepreneurship Programme at The Mill Enterprise Hub in Drogheda. The programme is delivered by the DCU Ryan Academy and is a Fetac-accredited course aimed at entrepreneurs seeking to develop their business. Guest speakers on the … Continue reading “Dragon’s Den launches Illuminate Female Entrepreneurship Programme as part of Meath Enterprise week”

Launch of the second Illuminate Female Entrepreneurship Programme

This year’s Illuminate QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) accredited Level 6 programme will be officially launched on Thursday, 17th November. The launch will be run as part of the Meath Enterprise Week 2016 and will take place in The Mill from 12:30pm to 14:00.   All female entrepreneurs welcome to attend, graduates of the first … Continue reading “Launch of the second Illuminate Female Entrepreneurship Programme”

First graduates of M1 / Boyne Valley Female Illuminate Programme pitch their businesses

On 7th December, participants of the first “Illuminate” Female Entrepreneurship Programme run by The Mill Enterprise Hub and DCU Ryan Academy, pitched their businesses to a panel of judges at Coca-Cola International Services Headquarters in Drogheda. The Illuminate programme was created by The Mill Enterprise Hub, with assistance from DKIT and DCU, to empower early … Continue reading “First graduates of M1 / Boyne Valley Female Illuminate Programme pitch their businesses”

12 Female Entrepreneurs Graduate for Christmas

On Monday, 23rd November, Anna Keller from Coca-Cola International Services and Anne Marie Scott from DCU Ryan Academy paid a visit to The Mill and met with participants of the ‘Illuminate’ Programme. The “Illuminate” programme, created by The Mill and delivered by DCU Ryan Academy, is going strong and feedback from participants has been very … Continue reading “12 Female Entrepreneurs Graduate for Christmas”

Day 1 of the ‘Illuminate’ Female Entrepreneurship Programme

On 19th October 2015, sixteen ladies turned up for the first day of the ‘Illuminate’ course with DCU Ryan Academy.   Colman Farrell, a lecturer from The Innovation Academy, got the girls to practice their elevator pitches in front of the group and with each other, and gave some advice on public speaking – “Fake it till … Continue reading “Day 1 of the ‘Illuminate’ Female Entrepreneurship Programme”

‘Illuminate’ – DCU Ryan Academy Programme Launch

The new ‘Illuminate’ Boyne Valley/M1 Female Entrepreneurship Programme, delivered by the DCU Ryan Academy, was launched at The Mill Enterprise Hub on Wednesday October 23rd. This programme, funded by AIB, Coca-Cola International Services, and the Meath and Louth LEOs gives early-stage female entrepreneurs from Louth and Meath an opportunity to participate in the specially created … Continue reading “‘Illuminate’ – DCU Ryan Academy Programme Launch”

‘Illuminate’ – Boyne Valley/M1 Female Entrepreneurship Programme

Female Entrepreneurship Programme What is it? Sponsored by AIB, The Coca-Cola International Services, Louth & Meath LEO, the FETAC Boyne Valley Female Entrepreneurship Programme aims to select up to 16 start-ups and help them fast-track their businesses, develop leadership skills, achieve scale and create employment. Participants will be given the knowledge, skills and understanding to commercialise sustainable … Continue reading “‘Illuminate’ – Boyne Valley/M1 Female Entrepreneurship Programme”