Who will be crowned Ireland’s most scalable start-up?

FutureScope One2Watch

The FutureScope One2Watch competition seeks to find Ireland’s most scalable business idea and awards the winning company with a platform to support its growth.

The brightest and most innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs in the country will compete for the opportunity to present their business idea on the FutureScope stage were 1600 of those most involved in Ireland’s tech and start-up ecosystem converge to explore business and collaboration opportunities arising from emerging technologies.

The winner will present with the biggest market opportunity and the most capable team to realise it. Entry to the competition is open to entrepreneurs and start-ups from any sector whose idea is beyond the concept stage and is under five years since incorporation.


Application is now Closed

The application closed on Monday 17th February 2020. Finalists of the One2Watch 2020 will be announced on March 5th, 2020. 

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Any sector beyond concept stage Under 5 years since incorporation.

Full criteria can be found on the application form, once published. If you’re a start-up with a scalable business idea, you could be the FutureScope One2Watch 2020 and win:

  • A place on the Dublin BIC Investor-Ready Programme
  • Office space at Space@DublinBIC including full member benefits
  • Legal consultancy with Dublin law firm, OBH Partners 
  • Linkage to Dublin BIC Investor network 
  • €2.5k  prize
Winning One2Watch provided excellent validation and great exposure for ProVerum medical. Since winning the competition ProVerum Medical who provide a minimally invasive treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have secured an investment that will allow human trials to be conducted in late 2018. Conor Harkin, Chief Science Officer and Co-founder, ProVerum Medical - Winner 2017
Winning FutureScope's One2Watch competition was an incredibly valuable experience and was the catalyst for our successes thereafter. The mentorship, counsel, and advice provided by the Dublin BIC were instrumental in our growth, and we are eternally grateful for all of the help and support we have received. Lizzy Hayashida, Co-founder, Change Donations and Winner of 2019's One2Watch Competition
We’re absolutely thrilled to win the One2Watch competition, especially in a year with such strong competition. It’s a very exciting time in the Bespoke Choice journey, as we have just launched our service this week and are seeing a number of high-profile customers already signing up. Ronan Kelly, founder, Bespoke Choice - Winner 2018