Ignyte “Idea Generation” Taster Session

About Ignyte IgnYte is a 6-week youth entrepreneurship programme run for unemployed young people in the Drogheda area. The programme wil focus on entrepreneurship skills for those wishing to start their own business or develop a career pathway for themselves based on their passions and interests. Course content will include soft skill development (problem solving, … Continue reading “Ignyte “Idea Generation” Taster Session”

IgnYte is back! An opportunity for young unemployed people to explore self-employment

                                                    Aim: To provide the opportunity & environment for young unemployed people to explore self-employment as an alternative to a life of unemployment. IgnYte will recruit motivated individuals who have … Continue reading “IgnYte is back! An opportunity for young unemployed people to explore self-employment”

Youngest winner of Drogheda Young Innovators Competition – Dragon’s Den Alison Cowzer, hosts Drogheda Young Innovators Final

On Friday, 12th May, the Drogheda Young Innovators (DYI) Competition Final for secondary school students took place at East Coast Bakehouse’s Centre of Innovation. Twenty shortlisted projects from the original 100 applications, were reviewed in details by the judges. The overall winner was Blathnaid Murphy, a student at Our Lady’s College, Greeenhills, who impressed judges … Continue reading “Youngest winner of Drogheda Young Innovators Competition – Dragon’s Den Alison Cowzer, hosts Drogheda Young Innovators Final”

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”

Drogheda’s teenagers ready to take on the world

On March 2nd, more than 70 students from Drogheda, Dunleer and Laytown, attended an Innovation Workshop organised by the Coca-Cola International Services team in Drogheda, as part of the Drogheda Young Innovators (DYI) Competition, managed by The Mill Enterprise Hub. The transition year students availed of an opportunity to work on their ideas for the … Continue reading “Drogheda’s teenagers ready to take on the world”

The search is on for Drogheda Young Innovators

Transition year students in the nine Drogheda-based secondary schools (including Dunleer and Laytown) will have a chance to put their innovation skills to the test and win the 2017 Drogheda Young Innovators competition. Now in its 3rd year, the 2017 competition was launched on Thursday January 19th, in the new conference facilities at The Mill; … Continue reading “The search is on for Drogheda Young Innovators”

Email Marketing using MailChimp

‘Join 14 million people who use MailChimp to grow their businesses on their terms.’ Newsletters are still a very effective way of communicating directly with your customers. If you want to learn how to use MailChimp for your business then this course is for you. Topics covered include: Setting up a MailChimp account Using and … Continue reading “Email Marketing using MailChimp”

Marketing with a Tight Budget

“Marketing with a Tight Budget” is designed to support SME business owners looking for efficient, effective and low-cost marketing strategies to help the business to grow and prosper. Marketing is an essential commercial function, no matter what type of business you run, or what type of business you plan to start. Without marketing, no-one will … Continue reading “Marketing with a Tight Budget”