The €250,000 Seed Fund for Irish SMEs
What's the Fund


Digital Boost 2014/2015

Is a €250,000 seed fund for Irish SMEs looking to innovate and grow their business through investment in digital solutions. The fund is designed to offer tangible assistance to the SME community in four key areas:

  • Business mobility
  • Digital training
  • Sales and marketing
  • Business productivity

We have partnered with Google, PayPal, Samsung, the Digital Marketing Institute and Salesforce to deliver a suite of digital funding to successful applicants.


Business Mobility

Business Mobility

‘I want to make my business mobile’

Funding could include:

  • Tablets
  • Laptops
  • 4G Mobile
  • Payments on the go
  • Mobile Broadband
  • Business Apps


‘I want to up-skill my business’

Funding could include:

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Search Marketing
  • Digital Analytics
  • Online Sales Training
  • Email Marketing
Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing

‘I want more business & more visibility’

Funding could include:

  • Online Sales
  • Customer Apps
  • Online Advertising
  • Pay per click
  • Website upgrade


‘I want to make my business more productive’

Funding could include:

  • Sales/CRM software
  • Internal Applications
  • Online fee payments
  • Fibre Broadband
  • WiFi