By @SimonCocking


You are invited to Built in Cork featuring DCU Ryan Academy Startup Wake. Following the success of our first Startup Wake, which featured Pat McDonagh of Smartforce and Jamie Heaslip among it’s speakers we are delighted to announce to our second startup wake this year.


We would love for you to join us for the evening in Cork, to get the chance to experience triumph through adversity from some of the most successful international startups with roots in Ireland.


You can register for this event at:


When:  Wednesday, June 24th at 7pm

Where: The Kingsley Hotel, Cork


An evening with some of Ireland’s most innovative start-ups and top investors all whom have experienced victory as a result of misfortune in their career. From the organisers behind the successful flounders series comes our second Startup Wake of the year.

You will be given the chance to hear from some of the most successful startups and VCs in the industry on their past failures and what they have learned along the way to reach where they are today. We gather together in memory of the past dead startups, to hear the stories, learn the lessons and to gain the insight.

Introduction: Eoghan Stack & Donal Cahalane

Reverend MC: Paul Hayes

Speakers: Dylan Collins, James Whelton, Cian O’Maidin, Peter Ryan

Final Wrap-up: Paul Hayes

“This event is brought to you by the DCU Ryan Academy as part of the ‘Welcome’ project – an initiative of StartUp Europe”

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