Welcome to StartUp Ballymun – 

Winning! Dublin business owners tell their stories 

Wednesday 21 November 2018


Aimed at owners of startups, early stage and established businesses the event offers a unique flavour of practical advice and shared experience, featuring a business owners’ panel and advice from enterprise agency partners.

Interestingly for the 6th StartUp Ballymun we are joining our friends in the Dublin startup ecosystem for StartUpWeek Dublin.  The week of events is under the Techstars banner and is “powered”, as they say, by our innovative local authority Dublin City Council. See link at end of page for details of the week’s happenings.

For StartUp Ballymun

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Free business mentoring including export advice and social media audits provided by experienced mentors of LEO Dublin City

Partner information stands, practical information available from our partners, LEO Dublin CityEEN the Enterprise Europe NetworkBallymun4businessDublin North West Area Partnership, North Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Innovate Dublin and Enterprise Ireland .

Local businesses, members of the @B4B network will exhibit including Funky Monkey and the D11 Business Centre.


Expert Presentations including Brexit Readiness Advice from  Enterprise Ireland , and all about Innovate Dublin


Welcome by Annabelle Conway of Innovate Dublin on behalf of the  Ballymun business network B4b

Panel of entrepreneurs, our guest speakers, presentations by business owners on their winning business formulas, warts and all!

Featuring: Jeanne Mahony of Hope Beer brewed and bottled in Kilbarrack north Dublin, Marie-Clare Byard of Now Media – live content creation experts , Adeola Ogunsina of On-site Refueling  diesel direct to your fleet , Paul McClatchie of Engage People winners of the best new agency in the 2017 Recruitment Industry Awards ,  Simon Gell of  Simon’s Fish Products supplying quality outlets in Dublin with gourmet ready-to-go seafood. Sonia Nearey of Wellola established in 2016, Wellola is becoming a leading healthcare practice management & telehealth software firm.

Sonia Nearey of Wellola

Adeola Ogunsina of On-site Refueling

Paul McClatchie of Engage People

Jeanne Mahony of Hope Beer

Simon Gell of Simon’s Fish Products

Marie-Clare Byard of Now Media











Question & Answer session

Wrap-up & thanks, Liam Barry, Dublin City Council

Networking and refreshments

Ends before 8pm

Refreshments and more than “light” food available provided by local food company

The event is free with registration and open to everyone.

Event moderator: Billy Linehan business mentor of Celtar business consultants


Facebook: StartUpBallymun

StartUpBallymun is an initiative of the Dublin City Council economic development officer in Ballymun, Liam Barry.

Contact: Billy Linehan [email protected]

Contact: Liam Barry [email protected]


For more information on StartUpWeek Dublin see  website StartUpWeek Dublin