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Ireland´s Start-up Eco-system

The Spanish-Irish Business Network, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland, is delighted to invite you to a seminar in the IE Business School, Madrid, on:

Ireland’s Start-up Eco-system

Speakers include:

Gary Leyden, Director of Launchpad, National Digital Research Centre, Ireland’s # 1 technology accelerator. He has invested in over 100 startups.

David Scanlon, High Potential Start-up Unit, Enterprise Ireland:  helping global founders to locate their next start-up in Ireland

Diego Cabezudo,  Award-winning entrepreneur, VP of the SIBN and Founder and CEO of Gigas; formerly of O2 Ireland

Why Ireland?
  • Top     ten in the world for ease of starting a business (World Bank)
  •     1st     in the Eurozone for ease of doing business
  •     Technology     hub: European headquarters of Twitter, Facebook, Google, Paypal 
  •     Dublin     ranked the best city in the world for human capital
  •     5th     in the world for ease of paying tax
  •     25%     research and development tax credit
  •     English     speaking, access to European market of 500 million

Moderated by: Liz Fleming, Deputy Director IE Venture Lab

19hrs, 12 November 2013 (eve of IE “Venture Days”)

Area 31 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Space of the IE Business School, C/María de Molina 31

Plesae register here: gema.molero@ie.edu