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First Fridays for Startups

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Friday June 4th

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 Startups.

Welcome | 09.00 - 10.00

Welcome to Ireland’s Startup Ecosystem


Join Miriam and Jake as they give an overview of Ireland’s ecosystem to help you get plugged in and straight to the info you need to know. You’ll get the chance to ask questions and connect with peers through our virtual networking too.

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Mentoring | 10.00 - 12.00

Get advice or feedback from a variety of curated experts and mentors from top brands such as Google, Stripe, Brightflag, Foodmarble, eShopWorld and Enterprise Ireland. Apply for 25-minute slots on topics like New Market Entry, User Experience, Product Management and much more.


Applications close on 11.59pm on Tuesday, 1st June.

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Educate | 14.00 - 15.00

VC isn’t the only game in town: Alternative Funding Paths


Join the Swoop CEO’s deep-dive into alternative funding avenues, how to access them fast and effectively, and why VC mightn’t be right for your startup.

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Inspire | 13.00 - 14.00

The Hardware Hustle: From Presale Hype to Partnerships at Scale


Want to know how Ben Harris led a pre-order campaign that got the Drop scale into every Apple Store in America, Canada and the UK? Or maybe you want to know how he landed partnerships with household-name appliances like Bosch and Kenwood. Sign up to find out.

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That was excellent, and so well organised. A great resource, especially at these times...and also just nice to talk to people!

Selina McCarthy | Evervault

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!

Cheers for making this morning possible. Wish it was always remote so that I could join every month!

Allen Wixted | No Place Like