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12th NovaUCD ‘Entrepreneurs Live!’

Time13:30:00 Phone01 716 3712.
DateWednesday, February 18, 2009
VenueNovaUSD, Dublin 4 Email


Jacques Lefebvre (pictured second left) opens NovaUCD's 12th 'Entrepreneurs Live! seminar series

Jacques Lefebvre, (pictured 2nd left) co-founder and CEO of DataKraft, a niche software development company which recently secured €1 million in venture capital funding (read more) will launch the 12th NovaUCD ‘Entrepreneurs Live!’ seminar series on Wednesday, February 18.



The aim of the ‘Entrepreneurs Live!’ seminars, which are organised in association with the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Enterprise Board, which offers support to individuals Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown catchment area who are thinking of starting or growing a small business, is to promote a spirit of entrepreneurship among the academic, research and student population at UCD.



At the NovaUCD ‘Entrepreneurs Live!’ seminars the guest entrepreneurs talk about their experiences of setting-up and running their businesses. They will emphasise the lessons learnt and the highs and lows encountered on their entrepreneurial journey so far and they will reveal the secrets of their success. At each seminar attendees will have the opportunity to ask probing questions of the guest speaker.


The other guest speakers in the current series are Brendan O’Regan, founder and CEO, Zenith Technologies (February 25), Charlotte O’Kelly, co-founder and managing director, TechWorks Marine (March 4) and Donal O’Riain, founder and managing director, Ecocem (March 11).




The current ‘Entrepreneurs Live!’ seminar series will also feature three other leading  entrepreneurs and will be held weekly on Wednesday lunch time (1 pm to 1:50 pm) and attendance is open to all.

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