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A Startup State of Mind

Dogpatch Labs is a startup hub, located in the heart of Dublin’s Digital Docklands.

Our Mission

By providing a platform for entrepreneurship and innovation, our mission is to accelerate the development of Ireland’s startup ecosystem.

Community & Ecosystem

Community & Ecosystem

A unique and thriving community of Irish startups, international companies and innovative social enterprises

Corporate Innovation

Corporate Innovation

We work with corporates on their innovation journey to help them effectively engage with the startup ecosystem

Accelerators & Programmes

Accelerators & Programmes

We work with founders at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey, providing coaching and mentoring from top founders

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Join Ireland’s largest tech community where you can meet and learn from a diverse mix of entrepreneurs, founders and freelancers. We offer flexible space and many perks, helping to accelerate the growth of your startup or scale-up.

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News

Protex AI raises €18m in funding to drive international growth

Dogpatch member ProtexAI announced an $18M raise led by Notion Capital. Since 2021 founders Dan Hobbs and Ciaran O’Mara have completed Y Combinator, grown their team from 2 – 22, and secured blue-chip customers including M&S. Now they’re planning a global expansion.

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ESB launches shared e-bike scheme across Dublin

ESB has announced a 10-month pilot project that will see more than 100 electric bikes available for public use at 14 stations across Dublin’s suburbs. The project, born out of our X_Potential internal incubator with ESB, is an example of how working with startups can create win-wins and real commercial outcomes.

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Steering founders through challenging funding conditions

Ian Browne, the entrepreneur and investor, is leading a fresh cohort of start-ups as MD of the NDRC accelerator run by Dogpatch Labs. He talks about steering founders through a stormy market and the need for an all-Ireland ecosystem.

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NDRC Accelerator alumni Hiiker raises €500k

The Irish hiking tech start-up and NDRC 2021 alumni is blazing a trail for the US as it maps out its growth plans for the coming year. This includes securing €500,000 in investment from Fuel Ventures, Enterprise Ireland and several private investors.

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We run Ireland’s national accelerator programme to help entrepreneurs build “global solutions to global problems”.

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Corporate Innovation

Give staff the environment, structure and network to bring new, impactful propositions to life.

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A Global Network

Dogpatch Labs is part of a global community of startup hubs connected by Google for Startups.

 

 

The Google for Startups Passport Program allows member startups to work flexibly from over 50 partner locations and Campus spaces around the world.

 

 

In Our Community

Our curated community gives you the opportunity to surround yourself in a deeply embedded tech community of entrepreneurs, developers, social enterprises, venture capitalists and more. We are host to a diverse range of startups – from early stage Irish startups to fast-growing international tech disruptors.

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Meet Our Community

We are proud to have a number of world-class founders, entrepreneurs and investors as part of our community.

Jon Bradford

Advisor & Founder

Alison D'Arcy

Founder

Brian Caulfield

Venture Capitalist

Ann Hunt

Founder & Investor

Alison Kopf

Founder

Brian Norton

Founder

Parsa Ghaffari

Founder

Ross Hunt

Founder