Category Archives: Forums

Have you considered joining up the dots?

Steve Jobs said: “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made […]

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Digital Circle

In 2007, industry, academia and government worked together to produce the Northern Ireland Digital Content Strategy – a timely document that paved the way to the Digital Circle collaborative network and several years of rapid growth in our local industry. Timely because it arrived just before a sea change in the market – the advent […]

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Investors Forum

The first NI Investors Forum will be held in Spring 2019. The aim is to invite ‘qualified’ investors to a series of formats designed to root out barriers to investment, draw on the experience of each other and outline the sort of target investments they are seeking. Interested attendees can also participate in Investment Readiness […]

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Raise Start Up Club

Raise Start Up Club Are you a company founder and working in a startup and looking for other founders to bounce ideas off? Wouldn’t it be great to share experiences and learn from each other? The RAISE Start Up Club is a small gathering of people with ideas and founders that want to get together […]

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NI Startup Forum

In June 2017, we held the first NI Startup Forum. A hundred people crammed into the Great Hall at Belfast City Hall, (with the help of local businessman and politician Máirtin Ó Muilleoir) and debated the advantages and disadvantages of Northern Ireland’s startup ecosystem. Topics included the limited access to funds for startups (a persistent […]

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