Stephen Dillon, Founder of Startups.ie joined Conall on the Sunday Business Show this week to talk about the National Startup Awards.

This year's National Startup Awards has a Prize Fund of €15,000 up for grabs thanks to Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland.

The competition is now in it's seventh year and was officially launched this week by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys.

Stephen Dillon told Conall that the competition is open to companies and organisations across all sectors which have been operational for up to 5 years.

Applications and Nominations to the competition must be submitted by Thursday the 22nd of March. 

To find out more listen back to the podcast and check out the awards website via the following link: http://startupawards.ie/