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Entrepreneurs in Residence

The beating heart of Springboard is an unrivaled team of successful entrepreneurs and experienced business people.

Their collective experience offers unique insight to assist the most promising business opportunities build extraordinary strategies.

Springboard’s 80+ Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiRs) have all been there, done that and worn the t-shirt, of both success and failure. Their role, as ‘critical friends’ is to help you refine and confirm the real opportunity, qualify and improve your value proposition and build a compelling commercialisation strategy. Their help will significantly reduce your go-to-market risk, developing an eminently more investible proposition. We’ve already made the mistakes and learnt from them, so you don’t have to!

Check out below our EiRs, by area of expertise:

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Miceal O'Kane

Miceal O'Kane

Agri-food

Red Salmon Group, MAC The Vintner, Dough2Go, Fruit of the Vine, JobsEngine

Bill McCluggage

Bill McCluggage

Enterprise Software

EMC Computer Systems, Momentum, DFPNI, Irish Government CIO

Stephen McVittie

Stephen McVittie

Enterprise Software

ICL/Fujitsu, Kainos, Equiniti, Parity, PropertyNews.com, On Screen Solutions

Brian Reid

Brian Reid

Enterprise Software

Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Kainos, Modern Democracy, ICONI Software

Gareth Neill

Gareth Neill

Cross-Sector

Grant Thornton UK, Aperture IVA

Jim Shields

Jim Shields

ICT

Nortel, Openwave, Intune Networks, Openarc

Les Curran

Les Curran

IOT, Telecoms, ECommerce

Fujitsu, GE, Schlumberger, Export Technologies, Kelsius

Paul Campbell

Paul Campbell

Cross-Sector

ESS Ltd

Julie Taylor

Julie Taylor

Life Science

Randox, Eakin Healthcare, Armstrong Medical, PathXL, Lewis Fertility Testing

Paul Lemon

Paul Lemon

Enterprise Software

Equiniti, Virgin Media, Texthelp, Kainos

Richard McMullan

Richard McMullan

Engineering

Sliderobes, Natwest

Paul Murray

Paul Murray

Energy, Engineering

Kelloggs, Shell, Cynar

Darren Craig

Darren Craig

Enterprise Software

IBM, IVM Europe, Celare Limited, Commtech UK, One Stop Distribution

Clare Patterson

Clare Patterson

Cross-Sector

Equiniti

Charlie Tuxworth

Charlie Tuxworth

Enterprise Software

Equiniti, Amida Ltd., Parity, ICS Computing Ltd.

Stephen Gunning

Stephen Gunning

Enterprise Software, Cross-Sector

Tomcat/Royal Dutch Philips, TheAppBuilder