AIB provides seed capital funding to Irish businesses in the early stages of their development from one of our two funds: The €53m AIB Seed Capital Fund (est. 2007).
And see also the websites of the Investment Managers: www.enterpriseequity.ie and www.dbic.ie.
The €22m AIB Start Up Accelerator Fund (est. 2011)
www.actventure.com (Early Stage Fund)
AIB Start-up Accelerator Package:
The AIB Start-up Accelerator Package supplements the existing Start-Up package with the new Accelerator Credit Card Offer and a Dedicated Relationship Manager for each Accelerator/Incubator. AIB’s existing Start-up package offers free banking & free Internet Business banking for 2 years. Competitive Variable rates for loans & Merchant Services Offer, in which they will credit €100 to an AIB Business Start Up customer’s Merchant Account when they transact within the first 90 days.
Emma Page is a QFA, studying for diploma in SME credit. She has over 8 years experience in all areas of retail & business banking. Her current role is with SME’s as business customer advisor in Tallaght branch, managing the relationship with business start-ups.
Sinead Stafford, is a QFA, qualified in APA Consumer Credit, Mortgage Advice & General Insurance. She has been in banking for over 9 years and is experienced in all areas of branch banking, cash, customer service, personal lending, mortgages etc. Sinead’s most recent areas of responsibility were as Deposits and Capital Secured Investment Advisor. She is currently the officer in charge of the newly established AIB outlet at IT Tallaght.