Startup Weekend Dublin
Friday, June 10 - 12, 2016
Friday, June 10 - 12, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that brings together Dublin's designers, devs, entrepreneurs, and experts to do awesome things!
The weekend culminates with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback! If you want to put yourself in the shoes of an entrepreneur and contribute to a more sustainable world, be part of Startup Weekend Dublin.
Friday June 10th
Saturday June 11th
Sunday June 12th
He helps his clients to deliver winning presentations that replace the usual “death by powerpoint” style of presentation with one that is simple, clear and engaging.
Having come from a business background he approaches presentations from both a business-sense as well as design standpoint, knowing that for a winning pitch both aspects need to be well thought out.
Then: Dublin Commissioner for Startups, founder IDIRUS. Angel @ERoundtable
Jeanne and her team provide a practical, solution-driven approach to data protection issues, and she has been a thought leader on GDPR preparedness strategies for several years, including during the negotiation period of the Regulation.
Jeanne is a regular speaker at conferences in Ireland and abroad on GDPR, legal issues for start-up and scaling companies and data privacy generally. Previous speaking engagements include IBA, ABA, UCD, TCD and Law Society of Ireland (including teaching on its MOOC on Data Protection Law).
Director, Ads Policy Operations EMEA at Google
He joined Silicon Republic in 2002 to become the fulcrum of the company’s news service He was recipient of the Irish Internet Association’s NetVisionary Technology Journalist Award 2005 and Siliconrepublic.com has been awarded ‘Best Technology Site’ at the Irish Web Awards seven times. In 2011 he received the David Manley Award commending him for his dedication to covering entrepreneurs.
His interests include all things technological, music, movies, reading, history, gaming and losing the occasional game of poker.
Coaches and Mentors
Previously Tracy has won best pitch at Startup Weekend Dublin and has also organised and been lead organiser at Startup Weekend Dublin!
She runs a number of community events, holds a board seat on the Irish Internet Assoc. and has experience in getting multiple startups off the ground.
Following time at IBM and Merrill Lynch, David joined McKinsey & Company Consulting where he advised a wide range of clients including internet start ups, mobile phone operators and private equity firms.
After McKinsey, David joined the senior management team of ezetop as the Head of Online and Head of Product before leaving to advise a number of multi-nationals and start-up companies in the areas of online sales, technology and fund-raising.
David received a Masters in Business from Smurfit Business School, University College Dublin (2007) and a BA Mod in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin (2006).
Founder - Hibeam.co
CTO, Co-Founder & Developer Redeem&Get
Specialties: User Interface Design | Information Architecture | Content Strategy | Usability | Front End Coding | Project Objective Setting | Development Liaise
As an NDRC Venture Investment Lead, David sources, engages, guides, and enables teams to transform the best ideas into globally scalable businesses.
David is a talented communicator and connector, with a unique understanding of the Irish and European startup ecosystems.
Currently improving travel for millions of travellers through mobile. Building awesome mobile apps for some of the world’s top airlines in MTT.
He completed a marketing dissertation in Word of Mouth and the triggers that make us talk and spread ideas on, and currently completing a masters in Digital Brand Management.
Over the last 3 years, his areas of experience are Content Marketing Strategy, Brand Awareness, Demand Generation, and Business Development.
In the early 1990s she founded, managed, raised venture capital and grew a successful technology company for which she was recognised “Business woman of the Year”. She has lectured extensively in Universities and on public and private MBA programmes.
She has played an instrumental role in the growth of over 120 high potential Irish startups through her unrelenting focus on customers. This focus has gained her both national and international acclaim.
A natural leader she inspires enthusiasm in others to stretch beyond their comfort zone to attain targets they never thought possible.
- Invented & built VisualJet.com, a technology for making software simulation quizzes in a snap.
- Managed E-commerce Store Development - Buddabag. We reached sales growth from 0 to 100k in the first year.
- Built FinTech startup Oscreener for traders to back test option strategies before risking capital on the real market.
Corporate experience: Held a Senior position at MasterCard.
Also, as a consultant, managed projects involving network security changes for multinational companies and Irish Government departments.
Specialties: Product Development | User Interface Design | Outsourcing | Usability | Digital Marketing | IT/Network Security | Server Admin | FinTech | EdTech
Prior to the current role I worked as Business Development director at worldwide known agencies and at an app design / development company. My clients were global brands and innovative startups from different verticals in San Francisco and Ukraine.
In 2014 I was a Member of Ukrainian Digital Agency (UDAC), where we built civilized, structured and transparent Ukrainian digital market, was responsible for increasing a share of digital advertising within the overall marketing split. Over the last 6 years I have visited 40 countries. I love meeting new people. Feel free to reach out if you want to talk about technology, traveling or meditation!
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Dublin team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
From small steps, For Big Steps, For Life
Techstars Startup Weekend Dublin is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here