• Reshma Sohoni (Seedcamp) at Startup Grind Dublin
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-reshma-sohoni-seedcamp-at-startup-grind-dublin We are super excited to be teaming up with our friends at SaaStock to bring you our incredible October guest! Our Co-Director Aislinn Mahon will be joined in conversation with Reshma Sohoni, Managing Partner of Seedcamp, the European seed fund she co-founded in 2007 with a strong belief that European entrepreneurs have the power to compete on a global scale. A decade later and Seedcamp has invested in over 270 companies including three unicorns: TransferWise, Revolut and UiPath and wefox, and has raised four funds. Reshma is passionate about the intersection of business and technology and has degrees in Engineering and Business from UPenn and M&T as well as an MBA from INSEAD. She describes starting Seedcamp as a "once in a lifetime opportunity and one that she jumped into with a strong desire to help the European founder realize global success." Reshma is frequently listed as one of the most influential women in technology and VC and sits on the Digital Economy Council, working alongside the UK government and leading tech industry experts to provide policy advice to support tech startups and innovation in the UK. In 2017 Reshma also made it onto the inaugural Forbes Midas List for Europe as one of the most influential VCs on the continent. Agenda 6:30 pm: Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:00 pm: Fireside Chat 8:30 pm: Networking & Refreshments --- Speaker Reshma Sohoni - Seedcamp (Co-founder and Managing Partner) Reshma Sohoni is Managing Partner of Seedcamp, the European seed fund she co-founded in 2007 with a strong belief that European entrepreneurs have the power to compete on a global scale. A decade later and Seedcamp has invested in over 270 companies including three unicorns: TransferWise, Revolut and UiPath and wefox, and has raised four funds. Hosted By David Scanlon, Co-Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Aislinn Mahon, Co-Director Quite the intense individual. GM and Yoga Teacher @Huckletree D2. Love a good brainstorm, jumping in the sea, discovering new places/people/things, building companies and helping others to see how great they are. Proud to be a part of the Startup Grind Family. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem (http://www.oracle.com/startup/scaleup.html) In the global marketplace, one size does not fit all. That is especially true for today’s vibrant, diverse and competitive startup ecosystem. Oracle is reimagining enterprise and startup relationships through true partnerships that foster collaboration and codevelopment while inspiring global innovation. Oracle’s mission is to build a thriving global startup community to drive the digital economy based on collaborative partnerships that enable next-generation growth, business development, and drive cloud-based innovation for startups throughout all stages of growth. The Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem works with startups at various stages from founders in university-affiliated incubators to early stage to scaleups. Local Sponsorss Bank of Ireland (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. Software Placements (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. Partner SaaStock (http://www.saastock.com/) SaaStock 2017 will be the biggest conference in Europe for global SaaS companies of all stages to meet, network and build your sales pipeline and if you want to meet with SaaS investors, then this will be the place to be. You can look at it as the offline marketplace for B2B SaaS in Europe where whatever your objective for attendance, the outcome is growth for your SaaS Business. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 450 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-reshma-sohoni-seedcamp-at-startup-grind-dublin

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    Huckletree D2

    The Academy, 42 Pearse St · Dublin

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  • Áine Mulloy (GirlCrew) at Startup Grind Dublin
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-aine-mulloy-girlcrew-at-startup-grind-dublin This September, our Co-Director David Scanlon will be joined in conversation with Áine Mulloy, Co-Founder and CMO at GirlCrew - a platform for women to make new friends, and participate in online group chat and offline events. GirlCrew has more than 100,000 members in over 50 cities worldwide, including Dublin, London, NYC, LA, Toronto, Edinburgh and Melbourne. This summer sees the app expand across 14 cities in the US, on the back of a €1m funding round. Born in London, but raised in Mayo, Áine has a background in the humanities. She completed her M.A. in Literature and Publishing from NUIG, before moving to Dublin to work with an award-winning contract publisher and events company. From there she took a role with Ireland’s leading educational publisher, and while in this role she completed a postgraduate diploma in digital marketing. Agenda 6:30 pm: Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:00 pm: Fireside Chat 8:30 pm: Networking & Refreshments --- Speaker Áine Mulloy - GirlCrew (Co-Founder, CMO) This September, our Co-Director David Scanlon will be joined in conversation with Áine Mulloy, Co-Founder and CMO at GirlCrew - a platform for women to make friends, and participate in online group chat and offline events, with 100,000 members worldwide. Born in London, but raised in Mayo, Áine has a background in the humanities, working in publishing roles before the launch of GirlCrew in 2014. Hosted By David Scanlon, Co-Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Aislinn Mahon, Co-Director Quite the intense individual. GM and Yoga Teacher @Huckletree D2. Love a good brainstorm, jumping in the sea, discovering new places/people/things, building companies and helping others to see how great they are. Proud to be a part of the Startup Grind Family. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem (http://www.oracle.com/startup/scaleup.html) Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem is a nonresidential, virtual-style program designed for mature startups and venture capital and private equity portfolio companies to enable hypergrowth and scale. The program allows Oracle to reach more startups regardless of geographic location. Local Sponsorss Bank of Ireland (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. Software Placements (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-aine-mulloy-girlcrew-at-startup-grind-dublin

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    Google EMEA HQ

    Google Docks Barrow St, Dublin 4 · Dublin

  • 3rd Birthday and Summer Bash!!!
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-3rd-birthday-and-summer-bash It's been three years since we relaunched the Dublin Chapter, and it's time to celebrate with the Dublin startup community we hold so dear! Join us for this free party, as we look back on the amazing things our ecosystem has achieved: we'll have guest appearances from previous speakers, and ,as always, the very best conversations and connections with Dublin's innovators, inventors, and investors. Agenda 6:30 pm: PARTY 7:30 pm: PARTY 8:30 pm: PARTY HARD --- Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Co-Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Aislinn Mahon, Co-Director Quite the intense individual. GM and Yoga Teacher @Huckletree D2. Love a good brainstorm, jumping in the sea, discovering new places/people/things, building companies and helping others to see how great they are. Proud to be a part of the Startup Grind Family. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem (http://www.oracle.com/startup/scaleup.html) Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem is a nonresidential, virtual-style program designed for mature startups and venture capital and private equity portfolio companies to enable hypergrowth and scale. The program allows Oracle to reach more startups regardless of geographic location. Local Sponsorss Software Placements (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. Bank of Ireland (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. Partner Huckletree (https://www.huckletree.com/) Curated co-working spaces for renegades, rebels and thought leaders in London & Dublin. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-3rd-birthday-and-summer-bash

    Huckletree Dublin Two

    The Academy, 42 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 · Dublin

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  • Paul Biggar (Co-Founder at Dark; Founder at CircleCI)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-paul-biggar-co-founder-at-dark-founder-at-circleci We're delighted to welcome Paul Biggar, Founder and CTO of Dark, and Founder and previous CEO of CircleCI. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from an Irish software engineer whose deep technical expertise led to roles at the likes of Mozilla, and to the launch of CircleCI, a service that makes it easier for developers to automate their processes for building, testing and deploying their code. CircleCI has become a household name for developers worldwide, and and saw enormous growth during Paul's time as CEO. A previous graduate of the exclusive YCombinator accelerator, Paul will join us to discuss his experiences of starting and scaling companies in Silicon Valley, and to talk about his new project, Dark. Agenda 7:00 pm: Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:30 pm: Welcome; Fireside Chat 8:45 pm: Networking & Food & Drinks --- Speaker Paul Biggar - Dark (Founder, CTO) Paul is the Founder and CTO of Dark, founder and former CEO of CircleCI, and a YCombinator grad. In past lives, Paul worked on the Javascript engine at Mozilla, and did a PhD in compilers and static analysis. Paul loves developer tools, continuous delivery, programming languages, and early stage startups. Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Co-Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Aislinn Mahon, Co-Director Quite the intense individual. GM and Yoga Teacher @Huckletree D2. Love a good brainstorm, jumping in the sea, discovering new places/people/things, building companies and helping others to see how great they are. Proud to be a part of the Startup Grind Family. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem (http://www.oracle.com/startup/scaleup.html) Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem is a nonresidential, virtual-style program designed for mature startups and venture capital and private equity portfolio companies to enable hypergrowth and scale. The program allows Oracle to reach more startups regardless of geographic location. Local Sponsorss Software Placements (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. Bank of Ireland (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-paul-biggar-co-founder-at-dark-founder-at-circleci

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    Google

    Barrow St, Dublin 4, Irlanda · Dublin

  • Niamh Given (Chief Growth Officer, Nest.vc)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-niamh-given-chief-growth-officer-nestvc On June 20th we are pairing up with our wonderful friends at Inspirefest, Europe’s leading conference of technology, science and the arts, to bring you Niamh Given, Chief Growth Officer at Nest.vc, an innovation platform that is enabling start-ups to achieve the extraordinary through access to investment, partnerships and community engagement across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Niamh is responsible for all corporate programmes across the business and is focused on driving synergies as Nest scales across diverse regions and industries. Having spent the past 14 years in Asia, she has unique insights on innovation in this region and an extensive background in tech start-ups as well as corporate experience at PCH. Niamh joined Nest with more than 12 years of operations experience, focusing on strategic growth and the development of new business units. With more than eight years’ experience working in product development in China as well as co-founding her own online wine start-up, she has worked extensively with both Fortune 500 companies and with start-ups to bring their products to the global marketplace. At PCH, Niamh led the team that enabled hardware start-ups to navigate the complexities of manufacturing product at scale, reducing time to market and minimising risk. She was also a pivotal founding member of Highway1, a premier hardware accelerator based in San Francisco that has brought more than 60 hardware start-ups through a four-month accelerator programme and raised more than $80m in funding. Agenda 6:30 pm: Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:00 pm: Welcome; Fireside Chat 8:00 pm: Networking & Food & Drinks --- Speaker Niamh Given - Nest.vc (Chief Growth Officer) Niamh Given is Chief Growth Officer at Nest.vc, an innovation platform that is enabling start-ups to achieve the extraordinary through access to investment, partnerships and community engagement across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Niamh is responsible for all corporate programmes across the business and is focused on driving synergies as Nest scales across diverse regions and industries. Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Co-Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Aislinn Mahon, Co-Director Quite the intense individual. GM and Yoga Teacher @Huckletree D2. Love a good brainstorm, jumping in the sea, discovering new places/people/things, building companies and helping others to see how great they are. Proud to be a part of the Startup Grind Family. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem (http://www.oracle.com/startup/scaleup.html) Oracle Scaleup Ecosystem is a nonresidential, virtual-style program designed for mature startups and venture capital and private equity portfolio companies to enable hypergrowth and scale. The program allows Oracle to reach more startups regardless of geographic location. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-niamh-given-chief-growth-officer-nestvc

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    Huckletree D2

    The Academy, 42 Pearse St · Dublin

  • Fireside Chat with Colm Lyon (Fire.com, Realex Payments)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-fireside-chat-with-colm-lyon-firecom-realex-payments Colm Lyon is the founder and CEO of fire.com – a provider of digital accounts and debit cards to businesses and personal customers in the UK and Ireland. fire.com is focused on providing businesses with a solution that’s “better than a bank account” – a digital account that is easy to access, transparent and safe. Colm was also the founder and former CEO of Realex Payments. Colm led Realex Payments to a position as one of Europe’s largest and most successful online payments businesses, processing in excess of €28 Billion per annum for 12,500 online retailers. In March 2015 Realex Payments was acquired by Global Payments in a deal valued at €115m. In recent years Colm has invested in several early stage start-up businesses in sectors such as IoT, travel, fintech, collaboration and sports media. Colm has worked in financial services related businesses for thirty years, starting with fourteen years in the banking sector. He is a regular speaker at payments and internet industry events across Europe and frequently commentates for press as a payments expert and visionary about the future of money. He is passionate about business. He has held many industry leadership positions, including being (at different times) chairman of the Irish Internet Association, founder of the Internet Growth Alliance, (iGAP), founder of Payments Ireland, member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce Council, member of the International Financial Services Industry Advisory Group, co-founder & chairman of the Fintech and Payments Association of Ireland. Colm is a graduate of University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Management Science Degree. Agenda 6:30 pm: Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:00 pm: Welcome; Fireside Chat 8:30 pm: Networking & Food & Drinks --- Speaker Colm Lyon - Fire.com (Founder & CEO) One of Ireland's most successful FinTech entrepreneurs, Colm is founder and CEO of fire.com, who provide digital accounts and debit cards to businesses and personal customers. Colm was also the founder and former CEO of Realex Payments, which he grew to one of Europe’s most successful online payments businesses. In 2015 Realex Payments was acquired by Global Payments in a deal valued at €115m. Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Co-Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Aislinn Mahon, Co-Director Quite the intense individual. GM and Yoga Teacher @Huckletree D2. Love a good brainstorm, jumping in the sea, discovering new places/people/things, building companies and helping others to see how great they are. Proud to be a part of the Startup Grind Family. --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsorss Software Placements (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. Bank of Ireland (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. Partner Huckletree (https://www.huckletree.com/) Curated co-working spaces for renegades, rebels and thought leaders in London & Dublin. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-fireside-chat-with-colm-lyon-firecom-realex-payments

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    Huckletree Dublin Two

    The Academy, 42 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 · Dublin

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  • Fireside Chat with Connor Murphy (Techstars; Datahug)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-fireside-chat-with-connor-murphy-techstars-datahug) Fireside Chat with Connor Murphy (Techstars; Datahug) Connor is a Managing Director at Techstars and manages the SAP.iO Foundry Accelerator where he invests in ten Machine Learning and B2B SaaS startups per year. He was previously CEO and Founder of Datahug which exited to Nasdaq listed Callidus Cloud (Nasdaq:CALD) in 2016. Prior to Datahug, he was a Management Consultant with PA Consulting Group in London, New York and Washington DC. Connor is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year alum, a recipient of the Best European B2B/Enterprise Startup at the Europas and Gartner Cool Vendor recipient. He has a computer science degree from UCC (Ireland) and lives in Berlin with his wife and 3 daughters. Agenda 6:30 pm Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:00 pm Welcome; Fireside Chat 8:30 pm Networking & Food & Drinks Speaker Connor Murphy - Techstars (MD) Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Co-Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Twitter: @dscanlon (http://twitter.com/dscanlon) Aislinn Mahon, Co-Director Quite the intense individual. GM and Yoga Teacher @Huckletree D2. Love a good brainstorm, jumping in the sea, discovering new places/people/things, building companies and helping others to see how great they are. Proud to be a part of the Startup Grind Family. Twitter: @aislinn_mahon (http://twitter.com/aislinn_mahon) Global Partner (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsorss (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

    Google - Gordon House

    Barrow Street Dublin 4 · Dublin

  • Barry O'Neill (CEO at Touch Press)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-barry-oneill-ceo-at-touch-press) Barry O'Neill (CEO at Touch Press) Barry O’Neill is the CEO of Touch Press, the educational games and family app publisher formed by the integration of Amplify Games, StoryToys, and Touchpress. Touch Press is is known for its high quality apps based on both original and licensed IP, including the multi-award winning StoryToys portfolio of K-3 apps (My Very Hungry Caterpillar, Mother Goose Club), Touch Press Games’ library (12 a Dozen, Crafty Cut, World of Lexica), and its renowned portfolio of reference apps including Theodore Gray’s “The Elements”, and The Waste Land. Prior to Touch Press (and StoryToys), Barry was a “Mobile 1.0” pioneer, having headed up Bandai Namco's European mobile business and co-founded mobile games publisher Upstart Games, which he sold in 2006. Barry is also an active investor in mobile content and games ventures, both personally and as an advisor to the Tesseract Fund which which focuses exclusively on early stage mobile entertainment startups. Agenda 6:30 pm Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:00 pm Welcome; Fireside Chat 8:30 pm Networking & Food & Drinks Speaker Barry O'Neill - Touch Press (CEO) Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Twitter: @dscanlon (http://twitter.com/dscanlon) Aislinn Mahon, Co-director Global Partner (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsors (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. Partner (http://www.ndrc.ie) NDRC is an early stage investor in tech companies. By providing the people, time, space and investment needed at the earliest stages of company creation work, we are building new ventures worthy of commercial investment and with the ability to scale. NDRC invests primarily using an accelerator model through its NDRC Launchpad, NDRC Catalyser, and NDRC VentureLab investment programmes, providing modest amounts of capital and high amounts of hands on support to early stage companies. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

    NDRC

    Digital Exchange Building, Crane Street, Dublin 8 · Dublin

  • Iseult Ward (FoodCloud)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-iseult-ward-foodcloud) Iseult Ward (FoodCloud) We're opening the 2018 event series with a fantastic speaker: Iseult Ward is co-founder and CEO of the award winning social enterprise FoodCloud. In 4 years, FoodCloud has grown to have 3,200 retail stores across the UK and Ireland donating surplus food through its software platform to over 7,500 charities. Iseult was named as one of TIME magazine’s Next Generation Leaders and was included on Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs European list. In 2017 she received a Humanitarian Award from the Muhammad Ali Centre in Kentucky, the EY Special Achievement Award and Image Business Woman of the Year award. Agenda 6:30 pm Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:00 pm Welcome; Fireside Chat 8:30 pm Networking & Food & Drinks Speaker Iseult Ward - FoodCloud (Co-Founder and CEO) Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Twitter: @dscanlon (http://twitter.com/dscanlon) Global Partner (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsors (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. (http://softwareplacements.ie/) Software Placements is an IT recruitment consultancy perfectly positioned to offer contractors and associates a framework for both contracting and permanent positions. We provide individuals with access to some of Ireland’s leading organisations and a diverse portfolio of client projects. Unlike other agencies, we do not seek to be all things to all people; rather, we focus on a number of specific areas and concentrate on these. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

    Google Docks building

    Barrow St · Dublin

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  • Eamon Leonard (Cohort)
    THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-dublin-presents-eamon-leonard-cohort) Eamon Leonard (Cohort) Our December guest is Eamon Leonard of Cohort, one of Ireland's most experienced tech founders. Eamon has two decades of building under his belt: grinding out great products, companies, and events that delight and bring communities together. Previously founder of Orchestra (acquired by Engine Yard) Eamon acts as advisor and angel investor to a wide range of companies, from Brewbot to Intercom. Agenda 7:00 pm Registration; Networking & Refreshments 7:30 pm Welcome; Fireside Chat 9:00 pm Networking & Refreshments Speaker Eamon Leonard - Cohort (Founder) Hosted By David Scanlon, Dublin Director I make ventures happen with NDRC, and educate, inspire, and connect the Dublin ecosystem with Startup Grind. As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead I source, engage, guide and enable teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses. An experienced executive, with a career spanning software engineering, public sector trade development, private sector business development - all built on a vocation as an evangelist for the Irish startup community. I am a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems. Twitter: @dscanlon (http://twitter.com/dscanlon) Global Partner (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsor (https://corporate.bankofireland.com/) Bank of Ireland is Ireland’s Leading Corporate & Treasury Bank. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

    Google Docks building

    Barrow St · Dublin