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Free tickets to NWRC's Dragon's Den business event

02 March 2018
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North West Regional College will open its doors for a Dragon’s Den style business event, on Thursday, as part of Derry and Strabane District Council’s Enterprise Week. Seven budding entrepreneurs from the Derry & Strabane District Council area will be pitching their business ideas to five local ‘dragons’ on Thursday 8th March after being announced as the finalists of the £10k Business Start-up Challenge.
The event will take place from 2pm to 5pm in the North West Regional College’s Foyle Theatre in front of an audience and panel of judges/dragons made up of Airporter CEO & Chamber of Commerce President Jennifer McKeever, Martin Gallen from Banba Designs & Strabane Chamber of Commerce, Liam Nelis from Gradon Architecture, Fionnuala Deane from Dog Ears, and Kevin O’ Connor – Head of Business at Derry City & Strabane District Council. Seven businesses have now been shortlisted to pitch their ideas in front of the local ‘dragons’ and are in with a chance of winning: First Prize - £2,500, Second Prize - £2,000, Third Prize - £1,500, Runner up prizes (x4) - £1,000 each Audience places are limited for the ‘10k Pitchathon’ which is a FREE event – so please register as soon as possible. You can register your place for the event at

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