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First Fridays for Startups

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Friday June 7th

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.

Mentoring | 10.00 - 12.00

1-on-1 mentoring in the format of 25-minute slots with a variety of curated mentors from Google experts to founders to investors and more. Topics include VC Funding, Growth Strategy, International Expansion, & Data Science to name a few.


Lightning Talks | 12.30 - 13.30

Fast paced talks about Communications: from How to Pitch your Startup to Emotional Selling.

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Keynote | 13.45 - 14.45

Planning to raise funds in Ireland or UK? Hear from experienced entrepreneur and VC Brian Caulfield share his story and learnings from having worked with high growth startups such as, Clavis and Movidius.

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Networking | 10.00 - 12.30

Looking for partners, feedback on your idea, or simply talk to someone who already went through the same problems? Connect with fellow founders and tech professionals, coffee and snacks included!

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Hotdesk for Free!

Get a taste of what it’s like to join the Dogpatch Labs community for a day with free hot desking on Fri. 7th June.

Apply Here

Other Events On The Day

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

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!

"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