Join us for an evening with Brian Caulfield, an Irish entrepreneur and Partner at Draper Esprit. Brian has worked both as an entrepreneur and an investor - and so has a unique perspective of the Irish tech sector from its early days, through the first dot com boom right up to the present day. He will share his experiences and stories with us and give a unique perspective on startups.
Prior to joining Draper Esprit, Brian was a partner at Trinity Venture Capital. Brian is a private investor/advisor in a number of early-stage technology companies, and sits on the Boards of Clavis Technology and The Irish Times, Ireland's leading newspaper. He was the 2007 recipient of the Irish Software Association’s 'Technology Person of the Year' award. In 2010, he also received the Halo Business Angel Network’s 'Business Angel of the Year' award and has been inducted into the Irish Internet Association Hall of Fame. Brian is the current Chairman of the Irish Venture Capital Association.
If you are interested in the world of startups and want to know more about how to raise money for your own new company, do not hesitate to participate!
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Brian Caulfield is a Partner & MD of venture capital firm, Draper Esprit. A serial entrepreneur, Brian serves as President and Chairman of the Irish Venture Capital Association. Prior to Draper, he served as Partner and Investment Director of Trinity Venture Capital. Brian is a Computer Engineer Graduate from Trinity College Dublin and a Non-Executive Director of The Irish Times .
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