Meet Limerick's Trailblazing Founders: Startup Grind Spotlight New Frontiers '24

Mar 26, 12:15 – 2:30 PM

Engine Collaboration Centre, Cecil Street, Limerick, V94 TN32

Join us for an exclusive event featuring 11 exciting new startups from the region! This lunch-time event includes pitches from these innovative founders and it's an opportunity to hear also from scale-ups Shane Ryan (Fiid) and Mark Cochrane (Trackplan). Paul Byrnes (Mavarick) and Edel Breslin, (Oirtonics). Plus, network with fellow entrepreneurs and hear from EI, LEO, NDRC, and Axis BIC.

In-person event
Panel DiscussionPitch Battle

About this event

Startup Grind are delighted to invite you to join us at the TUS Business Start-up Awards 2024, a celebration of entrepreneurial excellence in the region! Hosted by TUS Hartnett Enterprise Acceleration Centre in collaboration with UL Nexus and in partnership with Startup Grind Limerick, this flagship event marks its 18th anniversary.

Hear from the 11 innovative founders and teams who've completed the Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers Programme, the National Founders Programme, alongside insights from experienced entrepreneurs:

- Margaret Power, SiBark

- James Drew, Drew Aerospace

- Lindsay Moynagh, Wendor

- Thomas Cusack, Crossover Airlines

- Cleidi Hearn, ML Academy

- Adem Ergen, OneBill Utilities

- Keith Crehan, Deas Drinks

- Aisling Walsh, Subconnect

- Ixis Santos, ForestMist Skincare

- Brian Sheehan, Flare Football

- Fiona Healy, AvatarFashion

In addition to the new startup founder pitches, hear from Founders who are growing and scaling internationally: 

- Shane Ryan (Fiid)

- Mark Cochrane (Trackplan)

- Paul Byrnes (Mavarick)

- Edel Breslin (Oirtonics)

We are also joined by an expert Business Growth Panel featuring:

- Gillian Slattery (Enterprise Ireland)

- Shane Creamer (Local Enterprise Offices)

- Gearoid Kearney (NDRC)

- Declan Fox (Axix BIC (formerly CorkBIC)

Network with representatives from Enterprise Ireland, Local Enterprise Offices, Axis BIC, Innovate Limerick, NDRC, HBAN, investors, entrepreneurs, and more!

Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate, connect, and explore collaboration and investment prospects!  

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  • Gillian Barry


    Head of Innovation & Enterprise




Tuesday, March 26, 2024
12:15 PM – 2:30 PM UTC



  • Peter Hunt


    Chapter Co-Director

  • Gillian Barry

    Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (TUS)



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The Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest

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