Grow Your
Small Business

with an Online Trading Voucher

Receive financial assistance of up to €2,500 along with training and advice to help your business trade online, to give you a total of up to 90% off!

We have supported many companies with their application successfully and would love to use our experience to support you through the application process.

Who is eligible for the vouchers

The vouchers are targeted at businesses that have a limited online trading presence

Small Business Financial Support

Less than
10 employees

Startup business funding

Applicants must be
registered and trading
for minimum of 6 months

online trading voucher

Turnover less than
€2 million

What can you use an online trading voucher for?

The Online Trading Vouchers can be used for the development or upgrade of an e-commerce website such as implementing online payments or booking systems.

Other uses includes purchase of internet-related software, online advertising & development of an app.

Online Trading Vouchers can also be used for implementing a digital marketing strategy (eg. Social media marketing), consultation with ICT experts for early stage adopters of online strategy, training/skills development specifically to establish and manage an online trading activity.

Full details available at:

2018 Statistics

trading online voucher approval

5227 Approvals

Under the trading online voucher scheme

online trading voucher benefits

21% Average

Increase in sales

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84% Experienced

An increase in customer enquiries

ecommerce website funding support


To support small Irish businesses to enhance their online trading presence, Trading Online Vouchers to the value of €2,500 (up to a maximum of 50% of the total cost) are now available to businesses through a programme under the Government’s National Digital Strategy and delivered through the Local Enterprise Offices.

ecommerce website voucher


With the trend ever increasing towards online spending it is estimated that only 23% of small Irish businesses are engaged in any meaningful way in eCommerce sales. It is now believed that of online purchases made in Ireland that 70% of these are done in overseas markets.

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It is based on matched-funding, where the maximum amount payable is either €2,500 or 50% of the eligible cost (whichever is the lesser). Doodle are also offering an additional 10% off the overall cost for qualifying applications.

trading online inelligibility

Inelligible Projects Include

  • 1 Those with charitable status
  • 2 Commercial semi-state companies
  • 3 "Not for Profit" organisations
  • 4 Trade associations
  • 5 Company representation bodies such as Chambers of Commerce

Vouchers cannot be used for:

Development of brochure websites

Purchase of non-internet related software

Anything other than online trading related activity

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