At Furthr Festival 2022

Convention Centre, Dublin
Fri 21 October 2022

Are you Ireland’s Most Scalable Start Up?

Prize fund worth €10,000 to be won

The Furthr Festival One2Watch competition supported by OBH Partners  is looking for the brightest and most innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs in the country.

Entry criteria

Entry to the competition is open to entrepreneurs and start-ups from any sector whose business is beyond the concept stage, is revenue generating, is under five years since incorporation and has clear potential to scale.
Your application should clearly outline how the potential to scale can be realised.
5 finalists will get their opportunity to pitch their business idea on stage at Furthr Festival where 1,600 of those most involved in Ireland’s tech and start-up ecosystem converge to explore business and collaboration opportunities arising from emerging technologies. Finalists will also receive exhibition space at Furthr Festival.
Not only that but the winner takes away a prize fund worth €10,000 that includes:

A place on the Go Furthr Programme

Office space at Guinness Enterprise Centre

Access to free legal consultancy with OBH Partners

Access to the Furthr Investor network

€5,000 cash prize

How to Apply

Applicants can either record a video or complete a written application form. Videos should be no longer than 7 minutes and written applications should not be more than 200 words per question. All entries should cover the following:

*video upload capacity is 100MB 
30 Second intro –

A quick intro to you and the company to set the scene, who are you and what do you do?

Introduce your company –

How long are you in business, tell us about the current market need or opportunity for your venture. What traction have you achieved to date? Describe your team including size, management team, skill and experience.

What do you do? –

What is your value proposition? How innovative is your offering? Outline your target market(s). What is the USP that will help you compete?? How is it different/ unique?

Describe the competitive landscape –

Who are your competitors? What differentiates you? What is the market opportunity, size of the market

Plans to scale –

What traction have you achieved to date? How are you planning to scale the company, how much of the market can you capture in the next year or two. What is your funding strategy.

Financials –

Describe your financial model, key highlights and plans for scale.

30 second closing –

Tell the panel why you should be this year’s One2Watch.

Past finalists have raised a staggering 69 million in under 5 years.

This includes:

Finalists will be announced by Sept 30th.