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Blackstone Launchpad | Techstars [clear filter]
Tuesday, June 25
 

16:00 CEST

Blackstone Launchpad | Building your career in the digital era: the power of the network | Speaker: John Hill, VP of Network at Techstars and former University Evangelist at LinkedIn.
Limited Capacity seats available

How to build your network while you're still in university: The power of relationships. John will share tricks of the trade of how to build your network while still balancing a full-time workload. With connections across the globe, he'll share stories of his travels and how to network like a pro.

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for John Hill

John Hill

VP of Network, Techstars
I’m the Network Catalyst for a company that dreams big, global and accelerates the growth of tech companies. Techstars is a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program.To date, hundreds of companies have gone through the Techstars accelerator, and I’m charged with supporting... Read More →


Tuesday June 25, 2019 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni
 
Wednesday, June 26
 

14:00 CEST

Blackstone Launchpad | Running Entrepreneurship Programming on a College Campus
Limited Capacity filling up

In this panel you will learn from experiences and best practices to successfully run entrepreneurship programming at University, nurturing the next generation of leaders

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Peter Finnegan

Peter Finnegan

Director, Blackstone LaunchPad at University College Cork
Peter has been the Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC since its inception in 2016. This is a cross-campus entrepreneurship initiative that supports all forms of venture creation by UCC students, staff and alumni.The majority of Peter's career has been spent in the fields of either... Read More →
avatar for Natalie Walsh

Natalie Walsh

Executive Director, Blackstone LaunchPad in NUI Galway
Natalie Walsh is an experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education sector. Skilled in entrepreneurial education and training, business development, analytical skills, public speaking, people management and grant management. Natalie has... Read More →
avatar for Courtney Gras

Courtney Gras

LaunchPad Director, Techstars
Helping student entrepreneurs around the world succeed with Techstars. An engineer by training, an entrepreneur by nature. In 2014, I left my “real” job at NASA to work with the startup company I founded in college. Shortly after, I discovered opportunities to build the local... Read More →


Wednesday June 26, 2019 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Speaker's Corner | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni
 
Thursday, June 27
 

17:00 CEST

Blackstone Launchpad | Fireside chat: the life of a student entrepreneur
Limited Capacity seats available

Successful student entrepreneurs will share their experiences building a startup while they are still students.

[Language: English]

Speakers
avatar for Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy

Co-Founder and CEO, Make a Mark Ltd.
Mary founded Make a Mark Ltd. in 2016 with her twin sister Sarah. An agricultural supplies company based in the West of Ireland, Make a Mark aims to solve all problems that farmers encounter in their daily lives. Their patented ‘Sheep Marking Gun’ is sold across the world and... Read More →
avatar for Courtney Gras

Courtney Gras

LaunchPad Director, Techstars
Helping student entrepreneurs around the world succeed with Techstars. An engineer by training, an entrepreneur by nature. In 2014, I left my “real” job at NASA to work with the startup company I founded in college. Shortly after, I discovered opportunities to build the local... Read More →


Thursday June 27, 2019 17:00 - 18:00 CEST
Sala Duomo | OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni