Answers courtesy of Rob Hartnett, One-Zero Co-Founder. This event will be taking place in Croke Park on the 17th October 2017. For more information go to’

When is it on?

One-Zero is on Tuesday, October 17th at Croke Park, Europe’s third largest sports stadium and a big draw for visitors coming in from the US

How many years has it been going?

We started in 2015 with a small event in Cafe En Seine.  The audience of sports fans and people involved in the crossover between sport and technology liked what we did so sized up last year attracting attendees from the UK, Europe, Australia and the US, including Mounir Zok, the Head of Innovation with the US Olympic Committee and John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s Manager.

What was the inspiration to start it?

We are sports fans and we see every day how sport is changing.  We decided to invite the world to Dublin to work together on where that change might lead next.

What exciting things can people look forward to for the 2017 version?

Start ups that will change the way sport is played, media companies that are changing the way we see sport and leaders from business in how the growth of sport will keep going.  And some very insightful and entertaining keynote speakers that are truly world leaders.

 What opportunities are on offer for people / startups / investors and companies attending?

We have some global partners on board who are looking for the next breakthrough in sport.  The discussions around investment, media and more will present real opportunities for companies looking to turn their dreams into reality within the world of sport.

What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?

Come with an open mind and a willingness to see beyond what is there at the moment to what the sporting world will be like in two yearsand five years time.  Who could have imagines that Champions’ League Finals which cost billions in media rights would now be distributed free on You Tube?

 How can people book tickets / when does it usually sell out?

Tickets are available now at and are moving fast.

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 Anything else you’d like to add / we should have asked?

This is an event which was born in Dublin and which is presenting Dublin as a global sports capital at a time of real change across Europe, the UK and the US.  There will be a great buzz in the weeks and days running in to it and on the day itself.

First Onezero event concludes, sport and tech celebrated in Dublin

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