A new accelerator programme, called SPRINT, was launched today at Gateway UCC by Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland and UCC VP for Research & Innovation Anita Maguire. Designed to support early stage start-ups, entrepreneurs and UCC-based researchers, the SPRINT Accelerator will focus on commercialisation strategies and routes to market.
Corkwoman and Twitter Director of Public Policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Sinead McSweeney, will address the September 'Women in Tech' event organised by it@cork European Tech Cluster in association with Cork City Council. Taking place on 10 September at the KBC Boardroom on Lapps Quay, the business luncheon will certainly meet the objective of the Women in Tech series, which aims to support female role models and leaders in technology. Sinead McSweeney will discuss her current role at the global social media company, Twitter, as well as her career to date including her role as Director of Communications for An Garda SÃochÃ¡na and the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
CORKMEET 2013 is a 3-day International Business Networking Forum taking place in Cork, Ireland from 10-12 April at the Rochestown Park Hotel. This must attend event is open to Irish and international small and medium sized businesses from all sectors looking to expand into new markets or find a new partner. 5 April is the last day for registering.
CIT, along with Enterprise Ireland, will spend â¬850,000 to run the New Frontiers Programme, a national programme which targets new entrepreneurs with the commitment and capability to develop and deliver sustainable businesses, over the next three years. The aim of the programme is to produce companies eligible for Enterprise Irelandâs high-potential start-up supports.
Selr8r is a mentor driven accelerator program to help take market disrupting products, and drop them like a bomb, into the global marketplace, in a lightning fast, agile, and explosive way, in under 50 days. Selr8r provides cash, tech back up (broadband/phone/fax), sales & (social) media training, telesales (<2000 outbound calls), marketing/design services on tap, peer networking, world class mentors, and shared workspace at a Vodafone Gold Partner sales location in Ireland. Applications are now being accepted until 7th April 2013 for the next program due to begin on the 20th May 2013.