Five great reasons why many entrepreneurs are starting their businesses in Ireland
There are many excellent reasons to locate your new start-up in Ireland. From our favourable low tax regime and supportive environment for start-ups, to the availability of well educated workforce and, on a personal level, Ireland simply being a great place to live.
Read on to find out why you should consider joining the growing list of entrepreneurs who have chosen to base their businesses in Ireland.
1. Ireland is a start-up friendly environment
Ireland is a low bureaucracy, low tax environment that is very supportive of entrepreneurs. You don’t have to take our word for it. Read what credible independent sources say about the Irish business environment.
2. Ireland is a world leader in key innovative sectors
Ireland is home to world-class companies and research centres in sectors such as ICT, life sciences, gaming, financial services and food & beverages. This gives start-ups locating in Ireland easy access to quality staff, experienced entrepreneurs, investors, suppliers, research institutes and other support services with deep expertise in these sectors. Learn more about the innovative sectors in which Ireland is actively engaged.
3. Ireland is a dynamic source of start-up funding and support programmes
Ireland-based start-ups have access to an extensive range of start-up support programmes and, from a funding perspective, many types of investor, who between them can satisfy the needs of companies across all stages of their growth. On a per capita basis, the level of funding and grants available is high by international standards. Learn more about start-up funding and support programmes.
4. Ireland is a great place to live and work
Ireland is an ideal location for life and work with great opportunities for business and a great way of life for families. With a broad and well educated workforce, it is a great place from which to recruit and retain local and international talent. Learn more about living in Ireland.
5. Ireland is a gateway to world markets
Ireland is one of the most open and globally connected countries in the world. Its geographic position, easy transport links to Europe, the US and the Middle East; and membership of the EU and Euro provides easy access to some of the richest markets on earth. Learn more about Ireland as a base for accessing world markets.
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