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Dates: 21 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
Time(s): All Day Event
Venue: Dublin
'Startup Lighthouse - Travel Tech Deep Dive Week' image

DCU Ryan Academy is one of 6 partners in the 2018-2020, Startup Lighthouse Programme. Startup Lighthouse provides a unique combination of soft landing, acceleration & internationalisation support. Focusing on 4 ecosystems: Berlin, Lisbon, Dublin and the Baltics, the programme is structured by vertical-specific batches; IoT, Blockchain, E-Gov, Healthcare, Analytics, TravelTech. For startups ready to scale abroad (A Round / +1 million €), Lighthouse starts with Deep Dive Weeks of ecosystem immersion. All startup Lighthouse Programmes are assigned a Scaling Manager for support before and during Deep Dive Week and follow up after. 

The best startups receive acceleration services, including invite-only pitching opportunities and tickets to major EU events; participation in missions beyond EU (Silicon Valley, New York & Israel).

The first Deep Dive Week will take place in Dublin, May 21st to 25th inclusive. The first DDW is targeted at Travel Tech and Aviation Startups ready to scale up. If you are one of these companies, APPLY below.

With over 2,250 startups, Dublin was ranked in the top 10 of the European Digital City Index 2016 and just outside the world's top 20 startup ecosystems in reporting firm Compass's Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Eventbrite, HubSpot, Twitter, Etsy, Amazon, Stripe and 250 more global tech companies are based in Dublin and employ thousands of techies, marketing and sales people. 80% of the world's global tech companies have a base in Dublin, more than any other city in the world.

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