Techstars Startup Week Dublin powered by Dublin City Council is a celebration of entrepreneurs, innovation and community in Dublin this 21st - 25th October 2019

During StartUp Week Dublin, students are welcome to learn about start-ups and the entrepreneurial journey by attending amazing seminars, and by networking with industry experts and community builders. There are a number of events geared specifically to the student or student entrepreneur, and also a wide range of general admission events of relevance. Please see below a list specially curated with the student in mind.

Techstars Startup Week™ Dublin powered by Dublin City Council brings entrepreneurs, innovators, local leaders, and friends together over five days this October 21st - 25th to build momentum and opportunity around our community’s unique entrepreneurial identity. Join in a celebration led by entrepreneurs and hosted in the entrepreneurial spaces you love!

All students welcome - if attending as part of a course requirement, you may be asked to sign-in to the events.


18:00PM - 22:00PM Startup Weekend Dublin Social Innovation

19:00PM - 21:00PM NASA Space Apps Challenge


10:00AM - 18:00PM High Potential Start-Up Business Simulation Competition

10:00AM - 18:00PM Validating your StartUp Idea - The Detective approach to Entrepreneurship

14:00PM - 15:00PM Pitching 101: Elevating your Idea

18:00PM - 20:00PM Techfugees Ireland First Meetup

18:00PM - 20:30PM Celebrating Social Entrepreneurs

18:30PM - 20:00PM Student TAG evening (name TBC)


08:30PM - 09:30PM Grangegorman Business Breakfast for Social Enterprises

08:30PM - 10:30PM Profit with Purpose - How to drive positive change with your startup

12:30PM - 15:00PM SME Engagement for Skills & Growth

18:00PM - 21:00PM New Frontiers - from idea to successful start-up!

18:00PM - 22:00PM DCU Startup Hack

18:30PM - 20:00PM How Compassion can be a bridge to build more resilience for entrepreneurs?

18:30PM - 20:30PM 10 Proven Actionable Steps You Can Implement Today To Start Generating More Leads

19:00PM - 20:30PM You test your code - why aren't you rigorously testing with customers?

19:00PM - 20:30PM Selling DIY Electronic Creations


09:00AM - 16:00PM Empowered by Innovation

13:00PM - 14:00PM Digital Hub Lunch & Learn

14:00PM - 17:00PM Troubleshooting Your Hiring

15:30PM - 20:00PM StartUp Ballymun presents Grow Your Business in Dublin

18:00PM - 21:00PM StartAbility

18:30PM - 20:30PM Entrepreneur Evenings

18:30PM - 20:30PM Sharpen your sales skills and sales mindset

18:30PM - 20:30PM Spin In Spin Out: Start-ups from #DeepTech Research

18:00PM - 20:00PM Student Entrepreneur evening - students only (Tangent)


07:45AM - 10:00AM Dublin BIC Funding & Scaling Event

10:00AM - 17:30PM The Fearless Entrepreneur Masterclasses

15:00PM - 15:00PM Proptech Ireland: Use Cases For Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate

17:15PM - 18:30PM Your First Hires - The Founder and the Recruiter perspective

18:00PM - 21:00PM NXSTech - NI startup tech on tour!

18:00PM - 21:00PM How the Circular Economy can help Start Ups innovate? LIMITED

18:30PM - 19:45PM DUBLIN LEO - Essential Supports for Entrepreneurs - Who's Out There to Help

18:30PM - 20:30PM THE SME DIVERSITY TOOLKIT Diversity, Acceptance and Inclusion at Work

18:30PM - 20:30PM Connected health in Ireland – how we shape it and how we make it

19:00PM - 23:00PM National Startup Awards


17:00PM - 20:30PM #GoingFar

Why attend Startup Week Dublin?


Want to know more about beginning your own company or joining a high growth company? Then check out our schedule with talks at times that suit you to learn more on where to start.


Are you an entrepreneur with big questions that you need to get answered? Then we’ve got you covered with office hours, workshops and meetups to help you.


Do you spend your free time helping in the Dublin Startup Community? Then check out some of our community builders events right here in our schedule.

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Each day from 9:00am - 5:00pm during Techstars Startup Week Dublin pop in to see the team at Dublin City Council Civic Offices and visit our Base camp!

Each day Base Camp has a different schedule of talks, panels and keynotes running 10:00am - 3:00pm designed to give you the answers to the big questions you have to get to the best next step in your journey.

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