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First Fridays for Startups

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Friday May 3rd

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.

Applications Closed

Lightning Talks | 12.30 - 13.30

Getting your customer acquisition strategy right is crucial to growing your startup. Hear 3 talks to help you identify your customer segments, engage your potential and existing customers, and find the right sales strategy to win their love, loyalty, and cash.

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Keynote | 13.45 - 14.45

Starting in Brooklyn in 2015, Allison has scaled her company to 10+ countries, grew both revenue & customers 500% in 1 year, raised $3.3M in funding and recently made the 2019 Forbes 30-under-30 list. Hear her insights into How to Scale a High-Growth Startup.

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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. 3rd May.

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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