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November 18, 2015

Demystifying the Dark Art of Funding

“One of the biggest challenges for female entrepreneurs at early-stage business is access to funding, with men 70% more likely to gain access to funding than women”. DCU Ryan Academy, in partnership with Global Invest Her, aims to demystify the process and help Irish women entrepreneurs become investor ready and get funded faster. This event […]

November 9, 2015

Hackthon brings together youth from Ireland and the US

Over 120 participants from Ireland, Northern Ireland and the United States took part a social entrepreneurship hackathon this weekend at DCU’s Ryan Academy organised in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, and sponsored by Intel, IBM, Kerry Group and Pepsico. The inaugural event formed part of the Embassy’s Creative Minds series which aims to spark new […]

October 23, 2015

Ryan Academy & Startup Europe bring 13 European startups to Web Summit

Web Summit, the biggest tech conference in Europe, takes place in Dublin, November 3rd – 5th and DCU Ryan Academy and Startup Europe will be there with 13 high potential startups from 5 ecosystems (Berlin, Dublin, Madrid, Milan and Salamanca). These startups will be attending it thanks to the Startup Europe initiative, through the Welcome […]