Our Mission – To make Ireland a global startup hub by 2020

Startup Ireland represents the Irish Startup Sector. Our goal is to make Ireland the No.1 destination for high impact startups. This can be achieved by creating a fertile ecosystem that will attract startups who want rapid growth in their sector. Improving alignment amongst the key stakeholders is key, these stakeholders include:

  • Research Centres
  • Tech Transfer Offices
  • Incubation/Co Working Space
  • Commercial Attaches at Embassies
  • Professional Service Providers
  • Innovation Managers
  • Investors
  • State Enterprise Boards
  • Country Networks/Chambers
  • Mentors/Angel Investors
  • The Diaspora

How we make it happen

  • City Guides
  • Partner with us
  • Mentoring
  • Networking
Startup Ireland's goal is to connect startups with the best services and resources that can accelerate your growth. We have mapped these for:
Benefits of partnering with Startup Ireland for awareness raising:
  • As a not-for-profit all our services are free.
  • We promote your offering to the hard to target niche of Irish Startups, their local influencers and marketers.
We will support those requests that have the potential to best support and grow the Irish startup community. We will be in touch with the email address that you supply once we have reviewed your request. Let us know how we can help. Contact us

Are you a startup that needs access to a mentor or are you a successful entrepreneur that wants to give back to the startup community?

If yes then join the Office Hours National Startup Mentoring Initiative

“Office Hours” is a simple concept whereby experienced and successful business people share their time on a voluntary basis, providing one-on-one advice to startup entrepreneurs on the various aspects of starting or running a business."

Services tend to be provided as Saturday 15 min Skype Calls or monthly 1-hour calls which can be booked via youcanbook.me

To get involved go to Office Hours website – Click here!

At Startup Ireland our network is very important to us

We are keen to help promote activities that help grow Ireland’s startup community. Our network is is growing at a rapid rate a currently includes:

  • Thousands of Members in Startup Ireland network of Linkedin groups
  • Thousands of Followers on Startup Ireland’s national network of Twitter accounts
  • 7 regional map systems
  • Monthly newsletter

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