2015 IGNITE Open Information Evening

13 Apr 2015

This year’s Information Evening for the 6th IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme will be held in UCC’s Western Gateway Building at 6.00pm on Thursday, 30th April 2015.

This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in starting a business to:


-          Find out more about the IGNITE Graduate Business Innovation Programme

-          Hear from a number of our past participants who now run successful businesses

-          Meet our experienced business mentors and workshop facilitators and

-          Network with business people and industry partners connected with IGNITE


Richard Barrett and Ross O’Dwyer, cofounders of Pundit Arena (, Jayne Ronayne cofounder of KonnectAgain ( and, current participant, John Burke, founder of Carster ( will be on hand to share their experiences in what promises to be a lively panel discussion chaired by Aodan Enright of SmarterEgg.


Eamon Curtin, Director of IGNITE will provide an overview of the programme.


And the IGNITE 2015 showcase will also provide guests with an opportunity to find out how our current start-ups are getting on as they prepare to exit the programme this summer.


Schedule for Thursday 30th April.


6.00pm – 6.30pm - Registration, Networking and Showcase

6.30pm – 7.30pm - Panel Discussion

7.30pm – 8.00pm - Networking and Showcase Resumes


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Western Gateway Building, University College Cork