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A small team with a big mission to drive the development of the Irish Startup Ecosystem.

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Why Dogpatch Labs?

What if you went to work each day, knowing that your efforts are helping shape Ireland’s startup industry by driving growth and innovation.

A People Accelerator

At Dogpatch Labs we are building a diverse team and platform for people to realise their potential. We believe in building the best experience to enable people to thrive, grow and unlock their abilities.

We believe that productivity, engagement and happiness in people is driven by life balance. We take a holistic approach in supporting emotional, physical and mental health for our team.

Who Are We

At Dogpatch Labs we are passionate about making work a more inclusive and sustainable place for our community. We are always looking outside ourselves in order to achieve global best practices.

We are drawn to colleagues with a deep sense of curiosity, empathy, and drive. We encourage risk takers willing to stand up for what they believe in. Where some see challenges, we see opportunities.

Diversity & Inclusion

Help us promote inclusivity in the tech ecosystem

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First Fridays for Startups

Be part of and learn from Google for Startup initiatives

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Lunch & Learn

Share and learn from your colleagues at our weekly lunch & learn workshops

Offsites & Team Bonding

We regularly host team offsites where we discuss company strategy and, importantly, come together as a team to have fun

Our Network

As part of the team you are encouraged to learn from some of the community's best and brightest at Dogpatch's events, meetups, and First Fridays.

Benefits & Perks

Some of the benefits we offer our team

Exchange Program

Exchange Program

Set off on a journey to immerse yourself in another hub in the Google Network

Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Contribution provided to enhance your physical fitness and mental wellbeing

Learning & Development

Learning & Development

Together we share knowledge, best practice and support your professional development.

Parental Leave

Parental Leave

We care that you have quality time with your family at this time in your life

Financial Support

Financial Support

Personal financial advice and phone bill support

Flexible Working

Flexible Working

Open to flexible working arrangements

"The best thing about working for Dogpatch is the endless opportunities to challenge yourself and explore new projects with different members across the entire team. It's accelerated my career in ways I never even imagined!"

Aisling Conlon | Communications Manager

Meet the Team

Patrick Walsh

Founder & CEO

Ciaran Gilsenan

All-Island Director (HBAN)

Suzanne Mills

Syndicate Director (HBAN)

Lorraine Curham

Programme Director (NDRC)

Ian Browne

Managing Director (NDRC)

Lizzy Hayashida

Community and Ecosystem Director

Dave Power

Innovation Director

Jane Dillon

Director (Founders)

Gemma Marshall

Director (NDRC)

Elizabeth Fingleton

Head of Innovation Programmes & Ops

Menno Axt

Head of Platform

Isoline Marchand

Head of Events & Operations

Andrew McCann

Executive Assistant to Patrick Walsh

Jonny Blayney

Head of Innovation Strategy

Mark Farrelly

Eastern Region Lead (HBAN)

Shiu Lun Tsang

Programme Principal (Founders)

Ben Beattie

Financial Controller

Jennifer Breathnach

Senior People Manager

Ashley Shak

Head of Sustainability and Programmes

Aisling Conlon

Senior Marketing Manager

Emily O'Gorman

Senior Programme Manager (Founders)

Sean Hughes

Community Manager

Cristina Bob

Finance Manager

Michelle Fogarty

Entrepreneur in Residence

Flávia Bianchi

Content Manager

Freya Gazder

Events Manager

Reta Octania

Programme Manager (NDRC)

Joe Gorman

Programme Manager (NDRC)

Ruairi Forde

Audio & Visual Manager

Ciarán Kelly

Operations Manager (HBAN)

Patrick Curran

Portfolio & Data Analyst

André Silva

Senior Programme Associate (NDRC)

Eoghan O'Flaherty

Innovation Strategy Manager

Deirbhile Gorman

Programme Associate (Founders)

Gleb Sapunenko

Portfolio & Data Manager

Reebu Cherian

Senior Innovation Strategy Associate

Affraic Brothy

Community Associate

Conor Burke

Senior Community Associate

Fergal McGrath

Facilities Technician 

Thaise Carvalho

Finance Support

Jack O'Regan Kenny

Engineer in Residence

Job Openings

Join our team through one of the below applications.


A number of our former employees have gone on to work for, or set up their own, amazing companies!

Work withOur Members

If you are interested in the Irish tech ecosystem, have a look at some of the opportunities that are available with some of the startups at Dogpatch Labs. We house over 250 companies, with many of them looking to hire new employees to help them scale and grow.

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