Dublin Business Innovation Centre

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Organisation  Dublin Business Innovation Centre
Type Innovation Centre
Address The Tower, TCD Enterprise Centre
Pearse Street
Country Ireland
Phone +353 167 131 11
Website http://dublinbic.ie/
Email info@dbic.ie


Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC) is a public-private business support organisation. We work with state agencies and private sector investors to support entrepreneurs as they build the next generation of successful Irish businesses.

For 25 years, Dublin BIC’s business consultants have shared their first hand experience, considerable knowledge, resources and passion to the benefit of many of today’s business leaders.

As well as helping to develop investor ready companies and providing access to funding, Dublin BIC advises companies on business planning and development; provides best in market incubation space; and creates platforms for entrepreneurs to develop their skills and networks.

Dublin BIC combines EU and Government funding via Enterprise Ireland and private funding and support through private and angel investors.

Over the past 25 years Dublin BIC has built up an impressive track record of innovation and delivery, making a tangible contribution to Ireland’s economy:

  • creation of over 568 new businesses, now directly employing over 5,566 people
  • development of Ireland’s first private institutional seed fund
  • management of the €53 million AIB Seed Capital Fund
  • investment of over €70 million in 167 businesses
  • development of first formal Angels network and investment of over €30 million on behalf of the Halo Business Angel Partnership
  • creation of Ireland’s first private incubation space and ongoing development of the 6,000 sq ft Guinness Enterprise Centre
  • support of 491 businesses through the Guinness Enterprise Centre
  • involvement with over 5,970 aspiring entrepreneurs and provision of business plan assistance for over 1,635 new ideas