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Startup Grind hosts John Hartnett (Founder & CEO, SVG Partners & Irish Technolog
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-limerick-presents-startup-grind-hosts-john-hartnett-founder-ceo-svg-partners-irish-technology-leadership-group John Hartnett is the Founder and CEO of SVG Partners a Silicon Valley investment, technology and advisory firm that works with Fortune 500 Corporations, Governments, Universities, investors and global start ups. He is also Founder of Thrive AgTech, a venture and innovation platform advancing the future of Food & Agriculture. The Thrive accelerator and venture fund invests in the best technology start ups from around the world and helps them scale through the Thrive ecosystem. He has over 25 years of executive and C -level experience in Smartphone, Software, Hardware and Cleantech sectors in companies like Claris/Apple, Handspring and Palm where he led Operations from start-up through to its $3.5 Billion IPO and subsequent merger. He has served on both private and public boards such as Aer Lingus, Ireland’s national airline, Executive Chairman of Chita a cloud platform that was recently acquired by Medidata (NYSE: MDSO) and various technology start up companies. He is founder and president of the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG), a network of global Irish technology leaders who’s main focus is to foster the links between the USA and Ireland. He has served on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Northern Ireland Economic Working Committee and is currently Chairman of the Technology Advisory Council appointed by the Northern Ireland First Minister and deputy First Minister. John is a graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland, holds a post graduate diploma in accounting and finance and has completed executive management programs at both Stanford and Harvard Universities. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking with refreshments 7:00 pm: Fireside Chat with Q&A 8:00 pm: More networking --- Speaker John Hartnett - SVG Partners and Irish Technology Leadership Group (Found & CEO) John Hartnett is the Founder and CEO of SVG Partners a Silicon Valley investment, technology and advisory firm that works with Fortune 500 Corporations, Governments, Universities, investors and global start ups. He is also Founder of Thrive AgTech, a venture and innovation platform advancing the future of Food & Agriculture & the Irish Technology Leadership Group Host Gillian Barry - LIT (Head of Innovation & Enterprise) Head of Innovation & Enterprise at Limerick Institute of Technology, Chairperson of www.LearningHub.ie and co-founder of ITLG Young Innovators Powered by LIT --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsors CPL Recruitment (https://www.cpl.ie/) The mission of CPL is to find their clients the best candidates & to find their candidates the best jobs. Partners Bank of Ireland (https://businessbanking.bankofireland.com/campaigns/oconnell-street-limerick/#panel2) Workbench - Bank of Ireland's Startup spaces are a unique concept which connects entrepreneurs, Branch, and community by offering free dedicated space for co-working, seminars, clinics and events to encourage innovation and new ideas. ActionPoint (https://actionpoint.ie/) Award-Winning provider of Managed IT and Custom Software Development Services with offices in Limerick, Galway, Dublin and Cork. Limerick Institute of Technology (http://www.lit.ie/) --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ 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-limerick-presents-startup-grind-hosts-john-hartnett-founder-ceo-svg-partners-irish-technology-leadership-group

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