An interesting update: In a ground breaking agreement, companies selected to present at Launch: Silicon Valley 2012 will be given the opportunity to pitch to representatives from Enterprise Ireland (Irish state agency tasked with growing start-up companies in Ireland), which can provide up to $500,000 seed funding from their recently launched International Start-up Fund. The fund is open to innovative startups with strong teams behind them who can demonstrate that their business has potential to grow in international markets and are willing to locate to Ireland.
In Ireland, startups work side by side with global players such as Facebook, Google, Zynga, Pfizer, Boston Scientific, Citibank and IBM to name but a few. Ireland's vibrant start-up ecosystem offers incubators and mentoring, entrepreneur friendly visa scheme, as well as a highly educated & skilled workforce Find out more at: www.startinireland.com.
Companies that are interested in presenting their products at Launch: Silicon Valley 2012 should send an Executive Summary of no more than 2 pages to Launchsv@svforum.org by latest Friday April 27, 2012.