South East BIC supports entrepreneurs to develop new innovative enterprises with global ambition. We provide a comprehensive range of supports through bespoke client-led business consultancy and active incubation.
We work with innovative and ambitious entrepreneurs in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford, Tipperary, Laois and Offaly and focus on project evaluation and development, business modelling, business planning, investor-readiness and sourcing finance (both public and private).
We work with innovative and ambitious entrepreneurs in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford and Tipperary and focus on project evaluation and development, business modelling, business planning, investor-readiness and sourcing finance (both public and private).
Supported by the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment and Enterprise Ireland and a member of the European BIC Network (EBN).
We support entrepreneurs to innovate and expand by providing a comprehensive range of programmes through specialised business consultancy and active incubation.
We help prepare you for every stage - any stage along the StartUp journey – from idea, to concept through to validation and ultimately to scaling.
We work with clients to develop business models and plans for capital raising activities, including private equity and government grants.
We assist businesses identify and match the most appropriate funding method for their current stage and future strategy and help you source that funding.
The Incubation Centre at South East BIC offers flexible, affordable office space in Waterford with free access to on-site consultants to support your startup or scaleup.
Based in Kilkenny, Loanitt is a new FinTech Credit Intermediary focused on improving the credit application journey. Loanitt’s leadership team has extensive international industry experience and with an acute understanding of recent changes to the credit market regulatory landscape, as well as evolving consumer demands, they identified a unique opportunity to streamline the credit application process with the launch of Loanitt.
South East BIC worked with the Loanitt team on an intensive Investor-readiness process and prepared them to pitch to the South East Business Angel Network, and worked closely with them to achieve their Enterprise Ireland HPSU investment. SEBAN, along with Enterprise Ireland have invested over €1m in the fintech startup.
Padraig Nolan, COO, Loanitt says of their experience with South East BIC“The continued support we received from the South East BIC team throughout this journey has been invaluable. They were very helpful and informative throughout our initial fundraising round and played a key role in helping us secure that investment”