skip to main content

InterTradeIreland Venture Capital Conference 2022

  • Date:
    14th March: 14:45 - 17:00 & 15th March: 09:15 - 14:30
  • Location:
    The Conference will be conducted remotely over two half days
  • Price:
  • Registration:


InterTradeIreland Venture Capital Conference 2022

Opportunity Island - Scaling on the island of Ireland

Join us for the 21st InterTradeIreland Venture Capital Conference, as we showcase world-class companies which have started and are scaling from the island of Ireland.

Hear from Founders of Intercom, Nuritas, LetsGetChecked, Altify, NearForm, WayFlyer, SilverCloudHealth, Fenergo, CroiValve, Learnupon, Chasing Returns, Keelvar, Drop, GloFox, Tympany Medical and Altada and learn about the opportunities available for the next generation of start-ups.

Monday 14th March
Live broadcast from 2.45pm - 5pm

Insight into the Venture Capital Industry

Speakers will focus on the current themes and trends in the venture capital industry in Europe and Ireland.

  • Hear from the European Investment Fund and the Irish Venture Capital Association.
  • Opportunity for live questions and online discussion.

Tuesday 15th March
Live broadcast from 9.15am - 2.30pm

Scaling journeys - For entrepreneurs planning to access capital for starting or scaling their business.
  • Hear from speakers and panels around the entrepreneurial journey with perspectives on sourcing teams, growing sales and raising capital.
  • Several of the most active sources of Accelerator, Seed and Angel capital on the island will discuss their strategy, portfolio and how to approach them.
  • Experienced venture investors will deliver workshops on Series A pitch decks and term sheets.
  • Opportunity to sit in an exclusive AMA (Ask Me Anything) roundtable with scaling founders.

Day 1 Programme

Hosted in partnership with Irish Venture Capital Association.

  • Programme correct at time of publishing and all sessions, speakers and timings subject to change
  • On demand content Spotlight on Seed Funds & Business Angels will also be available to watch at leisure via the virtual platform.
2.30pmLogin to virtual platform
2.45pm - 3.00pmOpening Remarks

Susan Hayes-Culleton
, Conference Host & Moderator
Margaret Hearty
, CEO, InterTradeIreland
Nicola McClafferty
, Chair, Irish Venture Capital Association
3.15pm - 3.45pmKeynote Speaker

Bjorn Tremmerie,
Head of Division, Technology Investments, European Investment Fund
3.45pm - 4.05pmPanel Discussion: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in Venture Capital Investments

Martin Bressen
, Invest Europe
Laura Heuston,
Sustainability Works
Enterprise Ireland

Invest Northern Ireland
4.05pm - 4.35pmKeynote Speaker

Martin Bressen
, Invest Europe
4.35pm - 4.55pmPanel Discussion: Level 20 - How to build confidence & resilience as an investor

Jennifer McMahon,
Seroba (Guest Moderator)
Elaine Coughlan
, Atlantic Bridge Ventures
Plus IVCA and guests

Day 2 Programme

  • Programme correct at time of publishing and all sessions, speakers and timings subject to change.
  • Mainstage livestream sessions will run concurrently with no autoplay back until close.
  • Workshop livestream will run across five alternate sessions across the day and will be available for playback once ended.
  • On demand content Spotlight on Seed Funds & Business Angels will also be available to watch at leisure for registered attendees.
8.45amLogin to event platform
9.00am - 9.15amOpening Remarks

Susan Hayes-Culleton
, Conference Host & Moderator
Martin McVicar
, Vice-Chair, InterTradeIreland
9.15am - 9.40amPanel Discussion: SeedTech

David Bowles
, Yield Lab (Guest Moderator)
Paula Newell
, Aveta Medical
Declan Kelly
, Eolas Medical
Lucy O’Keefe
, CrioValve
Elizabeth McGloughlin
, Tympany Medical
Daniel Izquierdo Hijazi
, Micron Agritech
Carol Rossborough,
Esther International
9.40am - 10.05amKeynote Session

Peter Foley
, CEO, LetsGetChecked
Alan Merriman
, Elkstone Capital
9.15am - 9.40amWorkshop Stream

Workshop 1 - Series A Funding
10.05am - 10.30amKeynote Session

Nora Kaldi
, Founder & CEO, Nuritas
10.05am - 10.30amWorkshop Stream

Workshop 2 - Key insights to fundraising process

hosted by Chris McClelland, Ignite NI
10.30am - 10.40amCoffee Break
10.40am - 10.45amWelcome Back - Session 2

Susan Hayes-Culleton
10.45am - 11.10amPanel Session: Agility & Growth

Mary McKenna,
Awaken Hub (Guest Moderator)
Niamh Parker
, Altada
Conor O’Loughlin
, GloFox
Ann Hunt
, Chasing Returns
Alan Holland
, Keelvar
Ben Harris
, Drop
Alan Foreman,
10.45am - 11.10amWorkshop Stream

Workshop 3 - Term Sheets

Hosted by IVCA
11.10am - 11.35amKeynote Session

Ken Cahill, SilverCloudHealth

In conversation with Susan Hayes-Culleton
11.10am - 11.35amWorkshop Stream

Workshop 4 - Building investor relations, post investment

In Conversation with:
Mary McKenna, Co-Founder, Awaken Hub
Drew O'Sullivan, Equity Advisor, InterTradeIreland

(please note this session is not live)
11.35am - 12.00noonKeynote Session

Áine Denn
, COO and Co-Founder, Altify
12.00noon - 12.25pmLunch Break
12.25pm - 12.30pmWelcome Back - Session 3

Susan Hayes-Culleton
12.30pm - 12.55pmPanel Session: Strategies at Scale

Niall Twomey,
Brendan Noud
, Learn Upon
Aidan Corbett
, Wayflier
Cian O’Maidin
, Nearform
Rory O'Connor
, Scurri
12.30pm - 12.55pmWorkshop Stream

Workshop 5 - EIIS

hosted by Laura Lynch, Tax Partner, Laura Lynch Associates
12.55pm - 1.20pmKeynote Session

Eoghan McCabe
, Chairman, Intercom
1.20pm - 1.30pm

Wrap Up and Next Steps
Susan Hayes-Culleton

1.30pm - 2.15pmEntrepreneurs Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Opportunity to attend an exclusive virtual AMA with scaling founders.
Further details will be confirmed on how to participate.
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now