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Council Chamber

Civic Centre

Main St. Ballymun

D09 C8P5 Dublin


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Startups and Small Businesses Leading through innovation. We are exploring making this a virtual event - please continue to book. Thanks!

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More details to follow of speakers


4.00 pm

Drop-in & free, business mentoring provided by experienced business mentors of LEO Dublin City

Partner information stands, practical information available from our partners, LEO Dublin City, Ballymun 4 business, Dublin North West Area Partnership, Innovate Dublin, Enterprise Ireland, Microfinance Ireland

5.00 pm

Welcome by our Special Guest

5.30 pm

Presentation on Innovation for All by Dr. Colin Keogh CEO @rapidfoundation |IRC PhD Scholar @UCDdublin | @SapienInnovate | @Forbes #30Under30 | @StartupWeekDub |#Techstars

6.00 pm

Panel of entrepreneurs, 6 guest speakers, presentations by award winning business owners on their winning business formulas, warts and all!


  • Craig Grattan, Founder of The Sweet Potato Pizza Company nutritious pizza leading another forward step in the frozen food revolution.
  • Sohini De, Founder of Empeal, is a SaaS and analytics platform which acts as health risk management tool supporting Wellbeing Solutions for Nutrition, Fitness, Sleep and Relaxation
  • Cormac O'Beirne, Founder of Rypt, software for performance coaches, teams, and gyms, used by Swim Ireland and Kerry GAA
  • Sharon Keegan, Founder & CEO Peachylean . A Fitness apparel brand which supports & instils self esteem and confidence in women.
  • Elaine Spain, of Dublin City University and Septec (speeding diagnosis to save patients with sepsis)

7.15 pm

Question & Answer session

Wrap-up & thanks, Liam Barry, Dublin City Council


  • Ends before 8pm
  • Refreshments and more than "light" food available provided by local food company
  • The event is free with registration and open to everyone.

Event MC: Billy Linehan of Celtar business consultants

For more information, check out

@StartUpBallymun and Facebook: StartUpBallymun

StartUpBallymun is an initiative of the Dublin City Council economic development officer in Ballymun, Liam Barry.



Ballymun has plenty of daytime parking options. On-street parking is available on Shangan Road, and metered parking available in the car park beside SuperValu costing 60c per hour. This car park has five accessible parking spaces available and there are traffic lights at the pedestrian exit to take you across the road to the Civic Centre.

Public Transport

Bus routes

4 From Harristown To Monkstown Avenue

13 From Harristown To Grange Castle

17a From Blanchardstown Centre To Kilbarrack

220 From Ballymun (Shangan Rd.) Towards Lady's Well Rd.

For more information,

Contact: Billy Linehan email:

Contact: Liam Barry email:

Speakers at StartUp Ballymun #7

Hope Beer, Onsite Refueling, Engage People, Wellola, Simon's Seafood and Now Media

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Council Chamber

Civic Centre

Main St. Ballymun

D09 C8P5 Dublin


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