Startup Weekend Limerick

    Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016

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  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
  6. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Limerick

Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016

Friday, November 4 - 6, 2016
Event starts at 6:00 pm

Bank Of Ireland Work Bench
125 O'Connell St
Limerick, Munster

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Friday November 4th

6:00 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

9:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday November 5th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

6:30 pm

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday November 6th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

4:00 pm

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!

Event Judges

Adrian Flemming
CEO Accuvio

Software entrepreneur, environmental technologist. 
Founder of Accuvio

Eamon Ryan

Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office, Limerick"

Martina Skelly
CEO and Co-Founder

Martina is CEO and Co Founder of YellowSchedule. Yellowschedule drives efficiencies in Therapists schedules by enabling patient self-scheduling, reducing no shows and reducing administration. Customers increase their billable hours by an average of 22%. Winner of the Vodafone Startup Awards Women in Business 2013, Martina is mum to 3, a keen cook, a medium runner and a bad gardener

Coaches and Mentors

Barry Kennedy
Software Engineer

emily ross
Founder of Inkvine Agency

Founder & Experienced Marketing, Comms, PR Expert. 

Peter Hunt
Content Creator, Strategist and Podcaster.

Keith Kennedy
UX Designer

Keith is a freelance UX designer based in the Mid-West who helps clients understand the importance of a design strategy while helping them develop the vision for their brand.

He has worked in a number of roles with companies spread across many industries in Ireland, the UK, and the United States. Having worked with global brands like Kelloggs, Dell, and Citibank Keith loves nothing better than taking a concept and creating something which both the client and end user will benefit from.

John Peavoy
VP of Sales & Commercial Development

John has over 15 years experience selling new business for technically demanding and/or complex business solutions to blue-chip global OEM customers. Exceptional at defining and executing sales strategies, developing strong, high-level relationships, identifying business opportunities, building consensus internally and closing sales opportunities. John has proven himself as excellent at managing at all levels within an organization, including working with corporate management and boards.

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Limerick 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.



Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Limerick is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Pat
  • Laoise
  • Peter


Shane McCarthy
CEO - BlueChief Social

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