This year's annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Evening will take place on Monday 15th Sept from 4.30pm in St. Mary's Hall, GMIT, Castlebar in Co. Mayo. Firstly there will be an exhibition of client companies of the GMIT Innovation Hubs and Enterprise Support Agencies. Check out some of our exciting company and their products. Entrepreneur and Dragon's Den Investor Bobby Kerr will then host two discussions.
The first will be on Starting & Building a Business with serial entrepreneur Elenor McEvoy, 14 year old Programmer Jordan Casey, local entrepreneur Aiden Corcoran and winner of the Seedcorn Intertrade Ireland Competition 2013 Dorothy Creaven.
The second discussion will be on Funding & Finance and will look at how local company Irish TV raised 15 million euro privately, how Vincent Breslin from Sian's Plan participated and raised over 100k through a Crowdfunding Platform and Rory Hynes from Enterprise Equity will talk about Venture Capital along with a Private Angel Investor.
We will also host a real pitchcomp, just based on the actual pitch of four minutes. You, the audience will get a chance to decide who wins.
We will also be looking for your questions for the panel in a lead up to the event. Promises to be an enjoyable evening on entrepreneurship!