Be Inspired. Be an Entrepreneur

What makes a great entrepreneur? is the theme of this year’s DCEB/DIT Hothouse Be Inspired events and who better to answer this question than Ireland’s leading Entrepreneurs.

Find out why Denis O’Brien is worth over 2 billion, ask Brody Sweeney what is O’Brien’s secret recipe to success is or discover why Eamonn Fallon is far from daft with Ireland’s number one property website daft.ie.

If you think you have what it takes to be Ireland next big thing and need to be inspired come along to our free lunch time events.

To register, email hothouse@dit.ieBook early to avoid disappointment.

Be Inspired 1

Date: 23 October 12.00 – 14.00 Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street
12.00 – 12.45 Registration, Doors Close at 12:45 sharp
12:45 - 12:50 Tom Flanagan, Head of Commercialisaton, Hothouse, Introduction
Presenter – John Murray, The Business on RTÉ Radio 1

12.50 – 01.10 On the Couch interview by John Murray, The Business on RTÉ Radio 1 with Ivan Mac Donald, Dial2Do and Ross Brennan, Networks

Leading the way

Denis O’Brien – Communicorp Limited

Story Denis O'Brien Hear what one of Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs, Denis O’Brien has to say about his journey to success from the Esat Telecom to founder of Digicel, one of the fastest growing cellular phone services in the world.

1.30 – 1.50 Q&A
1.50 – 2.00 Wrap up - Tom Flanagan, Head of Commercialisaton, Hothouse and Greg Swift CEO Dublin City Enterprise Board

Be Inspired 2

Date: 20 November 12.00 – 14.00, Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street
12.00 – 12.45 Registration, Doors Close at 12:45 sharp
12:45 - 12:50 Tom Flanagan, Head of Commercialisaton, Hothouse, Introduction

12.50 – 01.10 On the Couch interview by Conall O’Morain Sunday Business Show, Today FM with Kevin Neary, GameStop and Niall Harbison, ifoods

Small to Tall

Brody Sweeney, O'Briens / Cafe Bar Deli Franchise Group

Story Brody Brody Sweeney is an experienced entrepreneur, who brought his business from a single Sandwich Bar to a chain of more than 300 outlets in 15 Countries, after years of losses. With a new book on the shelves, ‘Small to Tall’, find out about Brody's time at O’Brien’s and the ups and downs of making it into the successful company it is today.

1.30 – 1.50 Q&A
1.50 – 2.00 Wrap up - Tom Flanagan, Head of Commercialisaton, Hothouse and Greg Swift CEO Dublin City Enterprise Board

Be Inspired 3

Date: 3 December 12.00 – 14.00 Room 4.027, Aungier Street
12.00 – 12.45 Registration, Doors Close at 12:45 sharp
12:45 - 12:50 Tom Flanagan, Head of Commercialisaton, Hothouse, Introduction

12.50 – 01.10 On the Couch interview by Conall O’Morain Sunday Business Show, Today FM with Derek Quinn, Newaddress.ie and Ciaran Crean, micksgarage.ie 

It’s not clever, it’s Daft

Eamonn Fallon, Daft.ie

Eamonn FallonEamonn Fallon is a co-founder of Ireland's largest property website Daft.ie. In 2006 over 43 billion euro of property was sold through Daft and over 800 million euro in rent was collected. Eamonn reveals about the successes of the site and where it is going next.

1.30 – 1.50 Q&A
1.50 – 2.00 Wrap up - Tom Flanagan, Head of Commercialisaton, Hothouse and Greg Swift CEO Dublin City Enterprise Board

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