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1 High Potential Prospects An Amárach Survey of HPSUs for Enterprise Ireland Final Report: February 2016

2 Enterprise Ireland is responsible for supporting High Potential Start-Up (HPSU) Companies. HPSUs are start-up businesses with the potential to develop an innovative product or service for sale on international markets and the potential to create 10 jobs and 1m in sales within 3 to 4 years of starting up. In late January/early February 2016, Amárach surveyed just over 200 HPSUs (a combination of those currently receiving support or recently in receipt of support). This report summarises the findings from the survey, based on a total of 80 completed responses.

3 Key Findings 9 in 10 HPSUs will their staff levels in 2016, higher than in in 10 HPSUs expect to grow substantially this year. More than half of HPSUs are benefiting directly from Ireland s economic performance. The main barrier to growth is access to talent (for 55% of HPSUs), followed by competitive pressures and regulation/compliance requirements. More HPSUs find it easier to access finance (26%) than more difficult (19%) at present. The main export markets for 2016 will be the UK & EU. 8 in 10 HPSUs see growth coming from new clients, while three quarters expect to grow by launching new products. 1 in 5 HPSUs is run by a woman, among whom 47% feel it is getting easier for women to start businesses, the balance see no change.

4 Job Growth Q. Did you increase your staff levels last year (2015)? Q. Will you increase your staff levels this year (2016)? 85% 89% 15% 3% 8% Yes No Don't Know There is an extremely positive dynamic among HPSUs in relation to job creation with a strong performance last year to be followed by a stronger performance this year.

5 Growth Outlook Q. How would you describe the growth outlook for your business this year? 60% 36% 3% 1% Substantial growth Modest growth No growth Decline The vast majority of HPSUs expects to achieve substantial growth for their businesses in 2016, in turn driving job creation.

6 Growth Barriers I Q. Is each of the following getting easier or more difficult for your business, or remains unchanged: 31% 14% 55% 57% 61% 55% 8% 5% 16% 35% 34% 29% Access to staffing talent Pressure from competitors Regulations and compliance requirements More difficult Easier No change Access to suitable working/office space While HPSUs have been successful in increasing staff levels and are keen to do the same again this year, getting the right staff remains their biggest barrier to growth.

7 Growth Barriers II Q. Is each of the following getting easier or more difficult for your business, or remains unchanged: 33% 55% 64% 66% 39% 28% 26% 21% 21% 19% 15% 13% Securing customer sales Access to credit/funding Business conditions in your export markets More difficult Easier No change Engagement with state enterprise supports Access to funding and credit is a constraint for relatively few HPSUs, with more saying it is getting easier than more difficult.

8 Market Focus I Q. Which markets will you sell to in 2016? 85% 76% 70% 55% 41% UK Ireland Europe USA Other The vast majority of HPSUs are focused on a combination of UK, domestic and other European sales, though a substantial proportion are looking further afield.

9 Market Focus II Q. Is the wider performance of the Irish economy: 54% 42% 4% A positive influence on your current business performance A negative influence on performance Makes no difference to your business Given the importance of the domestic market to the majority of HPSUs, we find that more than half are directly benefiting from economic recovery.

10 Growth Opportunities 80% Q. Which of the following is a major opportunity for your business in 2016? 74% 69% 55% 53% 39% 31% Winning new clients with existing products Launching new products & services Entering new markets Additional funding to grow business Exports to existing markets Digital sales growth via web or apps Securing patents/ IP for business Most HPSUs expect to secure growth this year through a combination of sales of existing products to new clients as well as the launch of new products.

11 Female Entrepreneurs Q. Are you male/female? % female Q. Do you feel it is getting easier for women to start and grow businesses like yours, getting more difficult or it remains the same as before? 47% 53% 19% % Female Getting easier Remains the same Getting harder 0% One in five respondents to our HPSUs survey was female of these, nearly half feel it is getting easier for women to start & grow businesses.

12 Self Employed I Q. In a few sentences, what is the best thing about running your own business? Having control over your own destiny. An ability to come up with an idea and see it through to completion. The pride of working with a team in knowing that our product is helping people in a number of countries spread across three continents. It is satisfying being the reason that people get up and come to work in the morning. There is a real sense of achievement watching the company grow. The rush of creating wealth, employing people and the constant challenges that appear that need to be solved. It is fantastic to build something of value that customers are willing to pay for. It is great to be in a position to take advantage of opportunities that we see in technology and the marketplace.

13 Self Employed II Q. In a few sentences, what is the worst thing about running your own business? Stress of startup and not having the support of a big balance sheet. Its a 24/7 365 day thing so you never get to switch off. Responsibility is greater. Ireland has the worst personal consequences for entrepreneurs whose business fail (new companies act is most anti-entrepreneur in Europe). The financial uncertainty. Not having access to the resources needed to grow at the speed that you know you can. Its a balancing act for the first couple of years. Lack of Tech Talent. It's practically impossible to find good talent. Difficulty in securing funding. Attitude and poor enterprise culture. Can be a lonely place when faced with difficulties. Decisions you make can ultimately make or break some deals & you must live with the consequences. Motivation can be challenged and it takes will power to maintain a focused drive.

14 Self Employed III Q. If you had to do it all again, what would you do differently with regard to your startup business? Hire very cautiously, making sure that the right person with the right skills was hired for every position. Spend less time raising money & more time building right product. Very little. All start ups need to work hard & have confidence that they are on the right path. I would introduce KPIs and evaluation metrics for all employees at an earlier stage. I might not start up at all. The tax system is ridiculous, PAYE workers take way less risks, generate way less jobs yet entrepreneurs are taxed as bad or worse. There should be a separate and lower band for people who take risks. I would have taken more advice from mentors and put more time into developing a strong advisory board and also our board in general.

15 Our research shows that Enterprise Ireland supported High Potential Start-Ups are contributing significantly to job creation and general economic growth in Ireland. They anticipate strong growth in the year ahead, across a range of markets driven by a combination of new customer sales and new products & services. There are, however, significant barriers in the way of further growth and employment: in particular finding & recruiting the right people though funding is less of an issue than before. Nevertheless, the survey shows that HPSUs will continue to play a key role in driving the success of Ireland s start-up sector in 2016.

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