On Tuesday 2nd of September, the MBA Programme Office were delighted to host a Celebrating Entrepreneurship Event in the Hibernian Club on St. Stephens Green in Dublin.
After a brief introduction by Prof. Pat Gibbons, MBA alumni and current students were treated to some rare insights from Claire Lee, head of Corporate Venture at Silicon Valley Bank.
This was followed by a soap-box challenge which involved a number of MBA alumni and students show-casing their start-up companies within a two minute time-frame.
List of participating start-ups:
Brendan Cunniffe, Apica Cardiovascular
Dave Byrne, Buzzoo
Mick O’Dwyer, Envirotech
Donal Ryan, Equinome
Ian Nolan, Legalshine
David Larkin, LogoGrab
Paul Manning, Novo Grid
Eamonn Sayers, World Sports Team
Steve Kelly, young Horizons
After a thoroughly enjoyable series of presentations, all present got the chance to mingle over a glass of wine.
Below is a short synopsis of this showcase of innovation and something for our budding entrepreneurs to reflect on.