The future looks bright for Waterford entrepreneurs!

  The breadth of talent is amazing at the first ever Waterford Student Enterprise Expo, with everything from hand crafted Ukuleles to educational apps, first responder emergency information wallets to multi lingual board games. Over 850 students started the Local Enterprise Office’s Student Enterprise Awards in September of last year and now these students from … Continued

Sexton and Sons make the cut at Waterford Medieval Museum

The Sexton family has been designing bespoke craft kitchens and furniture for almost 25 years. However, a new product from this highly talented team, comprising of father Declan and sons David and Michael, is a beautifully crafted solid hard wood chopping board which is now available in Waterford’s Medieval Museum, in the heart of the … Continued

Fund Recs co-founder through to National IBYE final.

A young Waterford entrepreneur has won a place at the first ever national final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition, for a chance to share a €100,000 investment fund. Padraig O’Scanaill of Fund Recs will represent the Munster region in the Best Start-up category at the national final in Dublin this December and has … Continued

A recipe for successful food production!

Following the success of the Harvest Festival 2014 Waterford food producers are on a high. For year’s Waterford relied on a small number of prominent food producers, though lagged behind the prolific success of counties such as Cork and Tipperary. However, in recent years the Deise has seen an explosion of food production. Success and … Continued

Food Academy gives small food producers a big chance

What began as a collaboration between SuperValu, Bord Bia, 31 Local Enterprise Offices and hundreds of small food producers, has seen the first ‘class’ of food producers graduate from the Food Academy Start programme. Local producers from Waterford City and County; Gino’s Ice-cream, Ponticelli Coffee, The Early Bird Egg Company, Edelicious and Sea of Vitality … Continued