Start Summit for business leaders of tomorrow launched

Business | Thu 16 Aug | Author – Business & Finance
Jamie White and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys,

New start-up summit launched for aspiring entrepreneurs

Jamie White with the endorsement of Heather Humphreys, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, launched The Start Summit – an annual gathering of some of Ireland’s leading business leaders and start up success stories – to educate and motivate hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs each year.

The line up covers topics such as inspiration and education, and there also opportunities to speak to experts and network.

  • Inspiration – keynotes and panel discussions from Ireland’s most successful businesspeople.  The line-up includes Ray Nolan (Founder and CEO of HostelWorld and XSellco), Dan Kiely (Founder & CEO of VoxPro), business startup specialist Jacquie Marsh, plus many more inspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Education– workshops throughout the day, focusing on delivering best-in-class advice for starting and growing your business.
  • Support– visit one of 20 exhibitors for one-to-one advice from experts across an array of services, including accounting, marketing, sales, PR and much more.
  • Networking – connect with hundreds of other like-minded entrepreneurs to discuss all things business and build your network.

Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation said:

The Start Summit is a brilliantly informative and inspirational event for Irish Entrepreneurs in the ideation or early stage of their business journey. It is great that so many government resources available to entrepreneurs and the business fields they need to consider will be showcased all together.

Ray Nolan, The Start Summit speaker and Founder and CEO of XSellco and Hostelworld said: ‘Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of the economy. I’m delighted to have this opportunity to inspire those who can build real businesses and jobs in Ireland and maybe dispel a myth or too about the glamour and the tedium of doing so!’’