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Saturday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Why Ireland Is Cranking Out Great Tech Companies

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Ireland, the comeback kid. Fresh from a recovered financial and banking crisis, a look at why Ireland's indigenous tech scene is spitting out some of the most interesting tech companies in the world and why the ecosystem is great for entrepreneurs. Many people are unfamiliar with the technologies originating from Ireland. Ireland has one of the highest per capita female founder based tech company statistics in the world. Hear from a panel of entrepreneurs on building startups with for US market from a small country in Europe. The diversity, talent and creativity of the start up scene in Ireland is why multinationals from around the world are flocking to HQ there – and no it is not the tax breaks!
Presented by Enterprise Ireland.

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Simone Boswell

SVP Internet/Media/Ent Portfolio, Enterprise Ireland
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Mike Butcher

European Editor, TechCrunch
Mike Butcher is the European Editor of TechCrunch, co-founder of the TechHub network and advisor to the Mayor of London on digital. A former grunge rock drummer, Mike has since written for newspapers and magazines including The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Telegraph... Read More →
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Patrick Leddy

CEO, Pulsate
Hi there! It's Nice to Meet You.
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Joe Mitchell

CEO, Tapastreet
CEO and Co-founder of Content Discovery Platform Tapastreet Ltd, speaker at SXSW 2015. Tapastreet is a social media content discovery Saas platform that enables customers to find and distribute useful, relevant social media for their apps, websites and more.
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Brendan O'Driscoll

CEO, Soundwave Analytics Ltd
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Julie Sinnamon

CEO, Enterprise Ireland
Julie Sinnamon is CEO of Enterprise Ireland, a position she has held in November 2013.

Saturday March 14, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 400-402

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