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Start Up Elevate
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2:00pm - 2:30pm 30 mins
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June 5th- PANEL DISCUSSION: How to win investment
  • Liz Kerton - President, Autotech Council
  • Matthew Jones - Director, Anthemis Group
  • Matthew Burke - Director, Greenbriars Equity
  • Mapping the ecosystem and your position in the value chain: what are investors looking for now and in the next 5-10 years?
  • Grabbing attention: Understand what starts ups need to differentiate themselves from competitors and secure investor interest
  • Exploring the channels of investment and identifying the best model for your business: how do different investors support, select and invest?
2:30pm - 2:40pm 10 mins
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June 5th- Start Up 101
  • Paul Hirsch - Co-founder and CEO, Launch Mobility

Our Start Ups will share the stories of their journey to success:

  • Their approach to sourcing and securing investment
  • Stay ahead of the competition: How to stand out from the crowd
  • Scaling up: Developing the right organisational culture and attracting the right skills to support innovation and fast paced change
  • ‘The things I wish I knew Then…’: Top 10 tips to help you navigate the challenges of getting your business off the ground and winning investment
2:40pm - 3:00pm 20 mins
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June 5th- PRESENTATION - A foot up the ladder: Exploring the support systems in place to help you succeed
  • Assessing the role of start up incubators and accelerators programs – are they right for you?
  • Securing access to the most relevant connections: Building your support network through mentorship
3:00pm - 4:00pm 60 mins
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June 5th- Pitches- Round 1
  • Zach Freed - Senior Associate, Fraser McCombs Capital
  • Matthew Jones - Director, Anthemis Group
  • Ryan Shaughnessy - Senior VP- Industrial Technology, Enterprise Ireland

Judges:

Zach Freed, Senior Associate, Fraser McCombs Capital

Matthew Jones, Principal, Anthemis

Ryan Shaughnessy, Senior VP- Industrial Technology, Enterprise Ireland

4:00pm - 5:00pm 60 mins
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June 5th- Pitches- Round 2
  • Chad Bailey - Vice President, NGP Capital
  • Chase Fraser - Managing Partner, Fraser McCombs Capital
  • Cynthia Kueppers - Head of Venture Capital, A3 Ventures

Judges:

Chad Bailey, Vice President, NGP Capital

Chase Fraser, Managing Partner, Fraser McCombs Capital

Cynthia Kueppers, Head of Venture Capital, A3 Ventures

2:00pm - 2:30pm 30 mins
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June 6th- PANEL DISCUSSION: The Art of Relationships: Expanding your network to establish essential partnerships and investment
  • Don Tappan - Principal, Braemar Energy Ventures
  • Daniel Smith - President, Capstone

Winning investment is critical at any stage of a Start Up’s infancy and growth

  • Understand the different types of partnerships and how they will support you from initial planning through to securing investment
  • Recognise partner motivations and objectives: Leverage partnership working to ensure all partners remain at an advantage
  • Exploring user cases of how OEMs and Tier 1’s are working with start ups to evolve their offering
2:30pm - 3:30pm 60 mins
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June 6th- Pitches- Round 3
  • Liz Kerton - President, Autotech Council
  • Matthew Burke - Director, Greenbriars Equity
  • Don Tappan - Principal, Braemar Energy Ventures
  • Daniel Smith - President, Capstone

Judges:

Liz Kerton, Executive Director, Autotech Council

Matthew Burke, Director, Greenbriar Equity

Don Tappan, Principal, Braemar Energy Ventures

M. Daniel Smith, President, Capstone

3:30pm - 4:00pm 30 mins
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June 6th- The Final Pitch Off and Winner Announcement
  • Don Tappan - Principal, Braemar Energy Ventures
  • Dan Smith - Founder & President, Capstone Financial Group
  • Amer Akhtar - CRO, DeepMap
  • Bryan Rabenau - Castrol innoVentures Territory Leader, BP Venture Capital America

Judges:

Don Tappan, Principal, Braemar Energy Ventures

Daniel Smith, President, Capstone Financial Group

Amer Akhtar, CRO, DeepMap

Bryan Rabenau, Castrol innoVentures Territory Leader, BP Venture Capital America

4:00pm - 5:00pm 60 mins
End of Start Up Elevate Programme