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First Fridays for Startups

Next edition coming up on Friday June 2nd

1 -on- 1 Mentoring

30 minute slots with a wide variety of curated mentors covering every aspect of building your startup

An Open Day Every Month For Startups

First Fridays for Startups is a platform where members of the startup ecosystem can come together on a regular basis, enabling them to learn, connect and grow, powered by Google For Entrepreneurs.

"Fantastic, honest, helpful and practical information is shared, that you can incorporate into your own startup."

Suzanne Kennedy, Newslinn

"I found the workshop extremely beneficial. To speak with highly experienced professionals and industry experts specifically about my particular needs for my growing business was a priceless experience and one that I hope to participate in again."

Caroline Gleeson

Friday June 2nd

Mentoring | 10.00 - 12.00 | Urban Garden

1 on 1 mentoring in the format of 25 minute slots with a wide variety of curated mentors ranging from Google experts (Online Sales, Growth Strategy, Product Development…) and mentors from across the Irish tech ecosystem from startup founders and experts on UX Design, Accounting, Legal and more.


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Lightning Talks | 12.30 - 13.30 | Vaults

Data Scientists from Google and Pivotal Labs will talk on how to use data and build a data team. Each presentation will be 20 minute long, with a final Q&A panel with both.

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Workshop | 13.45 - 14.45 | Vaults

Hear the story of Mark Cummins and how he sold his first startup to Google, and is now building his second startup, Pointy.

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Networking | 10.00 - 12.30 | Urban Garden

Meet with Xooglers, fellow founders and entrepreneurs, connect with potential partners and find somebody that already went through your same problems.

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Hot Desk for the Day at Dogpatch Labs

We would like to invite you to come hot desk for a day at Dogpatch Labs on Friday May 5th.

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Other Events This Day

There are some other great events happening across the ecosystem on Friday as well!


The Startup Commissioner is located right beside Dogpatch Labs. On the 1st Friday of every month it bring Dublin’s tech community together for breakfast. Recommended!

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Silicon DrinkAbout

Finish up the Friday with Silicon Drinkabout Dublin! A meet-up for startups (including techies, designers and business folk) to meet like-minded people, have some fun and relax.

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“Our partnership with Dogpatch Labs is helping to broaden the reach of Google’s existing startup community engagement. First Friday for Startups concentrates a day of activities to support startups.”

Paddy Flynn

The Mentors

Mentorship is a great way of giving back to the community. We’ve had some amazing mentors come through so far and are looking for more so why not get in touch!

Beachhut PR
UX Guy
Phillip Lee
ACT Venture
Allison PR
A&L Goodbody

Next OneJuly 7th

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