Venture Capital Conference

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InterTradeIreland Venture Capital Conference 2017

'Securing Investment in 2017'

8th March 2017, The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin

8am - 9.15am Registration & Networking

8am - 9am       

Pre-booked Investor Meetings – 15 min each
9.15am - 9.20am

Conference Chair

Mark Simpson
9.20am - 9.25am


Patrick Joy, Chair InterTradeIreland’s Funding for Growth

9.25am – 9.35am VIP Address

9.35am - 10.10am

Sean Mitchell, Founder Movidius

10.10am - 10.25am

Coffee break

10.25am - 10.55am



11.00am - 11.30am

Entrepreneurs & Seed Funding

Jayne Brady, Kernel Capital Partners
Rhona Togher, Restored Hearing       
Patricia Scanlon, SoapBox Labs
Claire McHugh, Axonista

Investing in VC Funds

Bjorn Tremmerie and Josep Duran
European Investment Fund


Crowd Funding

Philip McAleese, See.Sense
Oli Cavanagh, Flender
James Sore, Syndicate Room

Preparing for Term Sheets

Feargal Brennan, ByrneWallace

11.40am - 12.15pm

Venture Capital Panel

Helen McBreen, Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Will Prendergast, Frontline Ventures
Manus Rogan, Fountain Healthcare   

12.15am – 12.50pm

Angel Panel

John Phelan, HBAN
Gianni Matera
Connor McCarthy, Flipdish
Bernard Collins
Olive O'Driscoll, AventaMed

12.50pm – 1.30pm

Been there done that. Three companies experience of raising finance in Ireland, the UK and US

Brett Meyers, CurrencyFair
Will Prendergast, Frontline Ventures
John O'Sullivan, ACT Venture Capital
Ken Cahill, Silvercloud Health
John Byrne, Corlytics
Ger Goold, Kernel Capital

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Networking Lunch

Event Closes



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