First Fridays For Start-ups – September

First Fridays for Startups is Ireland’s Largest Monthly Ecosystem Event. Every month First Fridays is broadcast online from one of the member hubs of the Irish Tech Hub Network – Dogpatch Labs (Dublin), Ludgate Hub (Cork), Ormeau Baths (Belfast), Portershed (Galway), RDI Hub (Kerry) and Republic of Work (Cork).

The aim of the series is to bring together startups, multinationals and hubs to energise Ireland’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Each series includes

  • Mentoring from some of Ireland’s largest tech multinationals including Google, Hubspot, SalesForce and Microsoft.
  • Fireside chats with Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs.
  • An inside track on who’s who and what’s happening across Ireland’s startup ecosystem.

First Fridays Comes to Skibbereen


We had the pleasure of hosting the September event here at The Ludgate Hub on Friday 2nd of September.


  • Mentoring – with Google, Microsoft, Hubspot and Salesforce.
  • Welcome Session – with Fiona Ryan & Jake Phillips
  • Educate Panel – with Amy Neale, Donnacadh Cullinan and David Limerick.
  • Inspire – with John Riordan and Grainne O’Keeffe.

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Watch Our Educate Panel

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