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Much like the buses, you wait ages and then two come along in close succession. Hopefully one or both will be inspiring, interesting and useful!

Next Tuesday at UCD is the InterTradeIreland 2014 All-Island Innovation Conference at University College Dublin

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The conference is aimed at all those interested in the start up sector, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and anyone else who might be interested. Check out the following link.

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And …, next Wednesday, at the DCU Ryan Academy is UStart and Propeller Demo Day Showcase Event for 2014. The audience will include active investors, business angels and leaders interested in supporting start-ups. See link

You will see our latest accelerator graduates, featuring awesome Irish companies, who will pitch their businesses to a panel of Judges in the hope of becoming the Propeller Company of the Year AND UStart Company of the Year, 2014.

The Showcase will highlight Ireland’s ‘University of Enterprise’ partnership with private sector investors and entrepreneurs through cutting edge accelerator programmes creating high impact ventures.