Startup resources

There are a lot of moving parts to starting a business. You have to find the right products and services to get your business off the ground, and you need to make sure you’re getting the best possible value for your money. That’s why we’ve put together a list of startup suppliers, used service providers, and recommended resources that can help you get started on the right foot. Whether you’re looking for office space, accounting services, or marketing help, we’ve got you covered. Check out our list and see how easy it is to get started on your next big project!


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Tech for Non Tech - Product Management and Product Ownership

When you're building product, the product team work on bringing both internal and external products to market. This talk is perfect for anyone with an interest in Product Ownership / ...Product Management or if you're a startup / founder building product in-house. 

Listen to a selection of experts connected to Northern Ireland. Learn how to build a product team as your startup and how to help your clients create their own products.

After the talks we will end with an open Q&A, you'll be encouraged to ask questions via chat or unmute your microphone and ask your question from the virtual audience. 

Our confirmed speakers so far are:

Emma Mulholland
Emma helps organisations adopt a product mindset. Over the last 15 years she has worked across startups and large enterprises, including an agile lab which used Lean techniques and Design Thinking to solve business problems.

She is an advocate of Lean methods and passionate about Product Management, and has been active in helping build the Belfast Product community through groups such as ProductTank Belfast, LeanCoffee Belfast and Product Camp Belfast, and by working as a trainer for Mind the Product.

James Donaghy
James works as a senior product owner at Bazaarvoice in the ecommerce space. He took a non technical route into tech having studied marketing and public relations at Ulster University. Post graduation James was a founder himself and launched a website connecting students and graduates with employers for remote work experience. After a few years in that business he moved into product management.

James would describe his work today as a combination of product and project management, solving problems for our customers that also deliver success for the business.

Naily Makangu
Think of Naily Makangu as The Mary Poppins of Business. Naily is passionate about helping start-ups and small businesses sweep up challenges and design a HAPPY high-performing workplace playground.

Starting as a Software Engineer, Naily carved her own path into creating Athena Leaders, a remote-first Management and Leadership consultancy. She has experience in managing projects and product development for company such as Siemens, Featurespace and more, as well as being Interim Head of Product or Chief Product Officer for start-ups or small companies.

Naily is excited to share with you the common pitfalls that businesses make when embarking on their product development journey.
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