ThinkBusiness.ie: Startup Nations Summit is coming to Europe for the first time

The international Startup Nations Summit is coming to Europe for the first time. It will be held in Cork on November 19 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016.

free pic no repro fee GMC13112016 Cork Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week: Seamus Coghlan, Cork City Council, Sharon Corcoran, Cork County Council, Siobhan Finn, Cork Innovates and David Merriman, Bank of Ireland celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (14 Nov - 20 Nov) with an extensive line up of events taking place in Cork including the GEN Startup Nations Summit, Talent Jam and the Global Startup Gathering sponsored by Bank of Ireland. Photography by Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228 more info contact Renate Murphy CAMEO Communications 021.4943939 086.8145462

“Many of the world’s leading minds on startup policy and entrepreneurship will be meeting in Cork for the Startup Nations Summit,” says Seamus Coghlan, head of economic development, Cork City Council. “We want to demonstrate how we are here to engage and support businesses in Cork.”

CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge

Over 200 national and international investor-ready startups applied to participate in the CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge, one of the main events of the week. The competition final will take place on Spike Island, Cork on Friday, November 18, with three finalists pitching at the Startup Nation Summit gala dinner on Saturday, November 19.

If you would like to participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week, go to GEW for full details.

Pictured are: Seamus Coghlan, Cork City Council; Sharon Corcoran, Cork County Council; Siobhan Finn, Cork Innovates; and David Merriman, Bank of Ireland. 

 

Original Article: https://www.thinkbusiness.ie/articles/startup-nations-cork/