Venture Capital Conference

Succeed in Raising Finance



InterTradeIreland Venture Capital Conference 2018

'The Funding Landscape in 2018'

7th March 2018, Crown Plaza Hotel, Belfast

8am - 9.15am Registration & Networking

8am - 9am

Pre-booked Investor Meetings - 15 mins each
9.15am - 9.20am Conference Chair
Alan O'Neill
9.20am - 9.25am Welcome
Ken Nelson, Chair InterTradeIreland
9.25am – 10am Keynote Address
Eleanor McEvoy, Founder, Budget Energy

10am - 10.15am

Coffee break

10.25am - 10.55am

Drew O’Sullivan, InterTradeIreland
Tristan Watson, Ignite
Gary Leyden, NDRC
Nicky Deasy, The Yield Lab,
Stephen McCann, SOSV
British Business Bank
Patrick Magee & Mark Sims

11am - 11.30am

Business Models Being Funded
IP and Due Diligence
Kathryn Walls, Mills Selig

11.40am - 11.50am

Crowd Funding
Drew O’Sullivan, InterTradeIreland

11.50am - 12.10pm

Niall Olden, Kernel Capital

12.10pm - 12.40pm

Been there done that. Four companies experience of raising venture capital
Alan Foy, Blue Face Labs
Gerard Forde, Bizimply
Fergus McIlduff, Automated Intelligence
David Whelan, Immersive VR Education
Greg Maguire, Humain

12.40pm - 1.10pm

Business Angel Panel
John Phelan, HBAN
Stuart Harvey
Patrick Joy, Suretank
Rowan Devereaux, Bloom Equity
Teresa Chambers, Boole Investment Group

1.10pm - 1.40pm

Seed Funding Panel
Helen McBreen, Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Hal Wilson, Techstart NI
Barry Downes, Suir Valley Ventures
Debbie Rennick, ACT Venture Capital
Shay Garvey, Frontline Ventures

1.40pm - 2.30pm

Networking Lunch

Please note the programme is subject to change