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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.



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



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



We open our space to the tech community and host more startup events than any other in Ireland.

Become aMember

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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First Fridays goes Nationwide

We’re joined by new ecosystem partners Google, Microsoft, Salesforce and Hubspot, and will now deliver the programme across our partner hub network in Belfast, Cork, Dublin Galway and Kerry.

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Dogpatch Labs CEO joins McWilliams podcast on European & Irish startup ecosystems

Top economist David McWilliams interviewed CEO Patrick Walsh on his latest podcast. They covered the current state of startup ecosystems, reaching and innovation inflection point, growing to 320+ European unicorns in half a decade, plus the cultural and policy shifts needed for Ireland to win at startups.

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Six hubs support 200+ regional hubs in Ireland’s first national Summit

We made history with the All-Ireland Hub Summit in December 2021, supported by The six community-led and entrepreneur-driven hubs from the Irish Tech Hub Network shared knowledge and resources to help 200+ hubs across Ireland level up their impact in their local communities.

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Patch signs 3 year deal with Stripe

Patch announced a 3-year partnership with Stripe and others. The funding will help Tom McCarthy’s youth accelerator (which helped 23 budding entrepreneurs in 2021) expand to include science and research projects.

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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


Brian Caulfield

Venture Capitalist

Ann Hunt

Founder & Investor

Alison Kopf


Brian Norton


Parsa Ghaffari


Ross Hunt


Memberships & Pricing

We offer flexible workspace for startups. Take up a dedicated desk, private office or work remotely by availing of our hotdesking areas

Hotdesking Lite

150p/month (ex VAT)

  • Flexible hotdesking space
  • 8 on-site day passes p/month
  • 2 meeting room credits p/month
  • Join vibrant community
  • Post and package handling
  • Unlimited coffee & tea


300p/month (ex VAT)

  • Full access to hotdesking space
  • Full meeting room access
  • Post and package handling
  • Access to jobs board
  • Up to €500k worth of Partner Perks
  • Global hotdesk passport

Dedicated Desks

475p/month (ex VAT)

  • Your own desk in a shared space
  • World-class tech community
  • Post and package handling
  • Team Learning & Development
  • Up to €500k worth of Partner Perks
  • Access to meeting rooms

Private Offices

2500+p/month (ex VAT)

  • Secure private office space
  • High-speed fiber-optic internet
  • Post and package handling
  • Private meeting rooms
  • World-class tech community
  • Cleaning services