Start-ups are a powerful engine of job creation and economic growth. Nurturing and supporting early stage High Potential Start-Ups is a key pillar of Enterprise Ireland’s strategy ‘Driving Enterprise, Delivering Jobs’.
2015 was a great year for job creation by Enterprise Ireland clients. Our client companies created over 10,000 net jobs in 2015 and brings total employment in these companies to 192,223 - a record high for the agency. 2015 was also a vintage year for our start-up and early stage businesses.
It was the year that broke all records in terms of numbers of start-ups across the different sectors.