Why do so many fast growing companies like Gilt Group, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Engine Yard and Mycroft choose Ireland as the springboard for their European business?
Well, maybe you should find out by networking with some of the people who have made this decision.
Hear Matt Meeker , Partner at Polaris Ventures, Terry Jost, Chief Executive Officer at Mycroft and Peter Melerud, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Kemp Technologies offer insights to their decisions to enter the European market, and the challenges and opportunities presented by choosing strategic locations.
Brief overviews by KPMG, IDA Ireland and Silicon Valley Bank will outline the hands-on support associated with locating in Ireland.
6.00 - 6.30pm: Irish Coffee "meet and greet"
6.30 - 7.30 pm: Case studies
7.30 - 9.00pm: Casual networking with speakers and other attendees
- Matt Meeker, Partner, Polaris Ventures
- Terry Jost, CEO, Mycroft
- Peter Melerud, Co-Founder & COO, Kemp Technologies
- Adrian Crawford, Partner, KPMG
- Mark Gallagher, SVP, Silicon Valley Bank
Who can you expect to meet?
This is an open invitation to emerging companies , the venture capital community, influencers and anyone else looking to Europe for their next phase of growth. (Feel free to invite your clients to register if they have not seen the event post.)
We'll round it all up by enjoying some casual networking, with an Irish touch.
Venue: 36 East 12th Street (University Pl) on Thursday 2nd Feb 2012
For details of our Boston event click here.
When & Where
IDA Ireland supports investors of all sizes in establishing in Ireland. We can help with market research, introductions and property solutions and we have access to a wide network of tax and legal experts to help tackle those queries