9 10, 2015

The Nature of Networking -12 Tips

By |October 9th, 2015|Entrepreneurship, Networking|0 Comments|

“The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity. – Keith Ferrazzi”
Networking goes hand in hand with running a successful business.  But many of us dread walking into a room and introducing ourselves to strangers.  Networking is a skill and the good news is – it can be developed. It is a necessary part of business life, and is […]

1 10, 2015

What’s your Business Model Growth Strategy?

By |October 1st, 2015|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments|

What’s your growth strategy?
How are you creating growth in your business?

Lean thinking, customer development and business model innovation frameworks are transforming how new products are built and how growth strategies are developed.  These help organisations design products that customers need.

Lean offers ways to cut work time and eliminate waste whether you are an established or an early stage business. […]

8 06, 2015

Growth Hacking & Full Stack Marketing for Startups

By |June 8th, 2015||0 Comments|

Hacking the one thing that matters: Growth!
Users. Revenue. Traction. How can you get them? Keep them? Grow them!
This is a one day growth hacking workshop with Patrick Vlaskovits (The Lean Entrepreneur) and Casey Armstrong ( at NDRC in Dublin.
Patrick and Casey are teaching the fundamentals of full-stack marketing and growth-hacking. After this workshop, you will be able to successfully […]

22 05, 2015

Hardware Hackathon Dublin

By |May 22nd, 2015||0 Comments|

Hardware Hackathon is 54 hours of collaboration to turn an idea into a product.

It’s a hands on experience (or even just a spectator one, if you prefer) in building something from an idea up. This event is open to anyone.

Take a look at the resources on the Hackathon website for more details and information on the event.

Then go and […]

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    Attunement and Perspective taking in Entrepreneurship and Leadership

15 01, 2015

Attunement and Perspective taking in Entrepreneurship and Leadership

By |January 15th, 2015|Corporate Innovation, Customer Discovery, Entrepreneurship, Leadership|0 Comments|

A core part of Human-Centered Design (HCD), Design-Thinking and Jobs-To-Be-Done (JTBD) processes understands empathy and “perspective-taking”. Imagining yourself in another persons’ shoes.

Perspective taking skills are rooted in a cognitive skill [head] called, “Theory of Mind” meaning understanding someone else’s perspective – “mentalize” about their experience.  Empathy operates on emotional connections and feelings.
In trying to understand, move or lead others, […]

2 10, 2014

Re-inventing and diversifying your business model

By |October 2nd, 2014|Corporate Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, News Articles|0 Comments|

With business models expiring faster than ever before, the companies that are successful are those that can diversify and create business model portfolios, writes Mary Cronin.

All organisations have a business model but many struggle to articulate it.  In the last 15 years we have seen new business models emerge and others die.  If you are not thinking about your […]

2 09, 2014

Executing lean growth strategies?

By |September 2nd, 2014|Corporate Innovation, Entrepreneurship|0 Comments|

How are you creating new growth strategies in your organisation?

Lean thinking, customer development frameworks and business model innovation are transforming how new products are built and how growth strategies are developed writes Mary Cronin.

These frameworks help organisations design products that customers need and help reinvent their business models.

Lean offers ways to cut work time and eliminate waste whether you […]

25 02, 2014

Crowd Funding – How can I avail of it?

By |February 25th, 2014||0 Comments|

This is an event event around Innovation and Disruption from LeanDisruptor . The event is hosted by William Fry and co-sponsored by UCD Innovation Academy and ThousandSeeds.
Join us for a seminar on Crowd Funding. Learn about “How to run a successful crowd funding campaign” and hear from crowd funding platform providers and entrepreneurs who have raised money from crowd funding. […]

18 02, 2014

Fund Raising – Is Crowd Funding an option for me?

By |February 18th, 2014|Past Events|0 Comments|

Almost $1.5 billion was raised by Crowd Funding Platforms (CFP) world-wide in 2011. Funds raised grew at 63% CAGR over the last 3 years. As of April 2012, 452 CFPs were operating globally and the projected figure for 2012 was $2.8 Billion! [1]

Based on these numbers, crowd funding must be an option for you. It is yet another tool […]

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    Launch of Cartier Womens Initiative Award, 3rd Feb ’14, DCU Ryan Academy, Citywest

3 02, 2014

Launch of Cartier Womens Initiative Award, 3rd Feb ’14, DCU Ryan Academy, Citywest

By |February 3rd, 2014||0 Comments|

DCU Ryan Academy in association with ThousandSeeds is delighted to host and welcome the launch of the 2014 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards
on Monday 3rd February in Citywest.

Date: Monday 3rd February 2014
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Venue: DCU Ryan Academy, Citywest

Who is the Cartier Women’s Initiative?

The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition created in 2006 by Cartier, the […]