Be part of “the Best Entrepreneurship event of its kind in the world*”
05 December, 2013
5 December 2013 - The call went out today for 24 Entrepreneurs to apply for the 2014 Entrepreneur Experience®. This 24 hour event is a unique opportunity for Emerging Entrepreneurs to gain unparalleled access and advice from 24 of Ireland’s most successful Business leaders. The 2014 Entrepreneur Experience® is taking place in Castlemartyr Resort in April 2014.
Emerging Entrepreneurs from all over Ireland and beyond are invited to apply for what Pádraig O’Céidigh described as “The Entrepreneur Experience® is the best entrepreneurship event of its kind in the world bar none!". Entrepreneurs are divided into three groups; Entrepreneurs with an idea and vision; Entrepreneurs with an investor ready proposition, and Entrepreneurs with an established business seeking to scale.
Pictured at the launch in the Crawford Art Gallery were; John O'Doherty, AIB; Michael O'Connor, CorkBIC; Pete Smyth, Broadlake Capital and John Higgins, EY
The Entrepreneur Experience® was the brainchild of CorkBIC and Jim Breen, who led and chaired the event for the first three years with his enormous energy and passion. Jim Breen has passed the baton onto Pete Smyth, CEO and founder of Broadlake Capital. Pete recently chaired a very lively Venture Academy at the Going International Conference in October and also participated in the 2013 Entrepreneur Experience®.
Speaking at the launch, Michael O’Connor, CEO, CorkBIC said “We are delighted to welcome Pete Smyth on board as our ‘Captain’ for 2014, to lead our team in delivering a memorable event. Over the past four years the Experience has grown to be a life changing and game changing event. It has assisted in delivering about 16 High Performing Start-ups, who have raised in the region of €9million and who have created several hundred export orientated jobs."
Also speaking at the launch Pete Smyth, CEO Broadlake Capital, said “I am honoured and delighted to be asked to ‘Captain’ the 2014 Entrepreneur Experience®. What is special about this event is that entrepreneurs are really encouraged to engage in a very honest, relaxed and open setting while ensuring deep analysis and a clear focus.”
Partners with CorkBIC for this event are AIB, EY and the Irish Examiner.
The 2014 Entrepreneur Experience® will take place over 24 hours, from Friday the 4th to Saturday 5th of April 2014 at Castlemartyr Resort, Castlemartyr Co. Cork.
For more information on the event and how to apply, Click HERE