Silicon Valley, California
Irish tech companies are today pitching to US investors as part of the first ever Silicon Valley – Ireland Investment and Innovation Forum, organised by Enterprise Ireland.
Enterprise Ireland, in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank is hosting over 15 top US investors and corporate innovation scouts in Dublin this week, starting with today’s forum at the National Digital Research Centre (NDRC).
Throughout the week the delegation will meet with the Irish investment community as well as some of Ireland’s top technology research centres including NovaUCD, CeADAR Centre and the ARCH Centre.
A host of leading US investment and tech experts attended the event, including Barry O’Brien, Silicon Valley Bank; Quinn Li, Qualcomm Ventures; and Nagraj Kashyap, Microsoft Ventures.
Kevin Sherry, executive director, Enterprise Ireland, commented: “A key role of Enterprise Ireland is to help companies start-up and scale internationally. We are delighted to welcome some of the top US investor and technology influencers to Ireland this week. It is an ideal opportunity for us to educate the US investment community on what Ireland’s leading technology companies have to offer.”