Ludgate Propeller Series

The Ludgate Propeller Series was launched by Fiona Ryan, our Start Up & Entrepreneurship Manager in November 2021. The series is designed to aid start ups and entrepreneurs, offering webinars and workshops. Find out more about our Start Up Pillar here.

Episode 1

“Financial and Educational Supports Overview with LEO”

We welcomed Kevin Curran, Head of Enterprise at LEO, and Deirdre O’ Mahoney, Senior Enterprise Development Officer at LEO on Thursday 18th November 2021 for the first episode of Ludgate’s Propeller Series.

Episode 2

“Digital Marketing Essentials to Grow Your Business”

Episode 2 of Ludgate’s Propeller Series, for Start ups and established Businesses, welcomed Marie Wiseman, founder of Wiser Marketing. Wiser Marketing is a West Cork based marketing consultancy offering training, advice and practical help in delivering all forms of marketing initiatives, working with micro and small businesses as well as start-ups.

Episode 3

“Perfecting Your Pitch”

During episode 3 of The Ludgate Start-up Propeller Eamon Curtin of Ignite in UCC discussed “Perfecting Your Pitch”. The 45 minute presentation covered the important elements of a pitch and how they can help you become a more professional, confident, and persuasive entrepreneur.

Episode 4

“The Art of Communication”

In the fourth episode of our Propeller Series, for Start ups and established Businesses, we were joined by Judy Hopkins of Hopkins Communications. Twenty years ago, Judy Hopkins started out in the PR, Events, Digital Media and Marketing industry working in in-house retail, tourism and technology marketing roles, followed by international marketing agency positions and then on to the family business, Irish integrated marketing communications agency, Hopkins Communications.


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