Disrupt By The Sea 2023

fri15sep12:00 pmfri4:30 pmDisrupt By The Sea 2023Live audience shark tank event where globally ambitious founders will pitch to a panel of US CEOs who have built billion-dollar enterprises

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Live audience shark tank event where globally ambitious founders will pitch to a panel of US CEOs who have built billion-dollar enterprises.


Join us for ALPHA Innovation’s flagship event, Disrupt by the Sea 2023, on Friday 15 September at 12:00 PM in Rathmullan House, County Donegal.

Our inaugural startup spectacular will see globally ambitious founders pitch, on the shores of Lough Swilly, to a panel of US CEOs that have invested and built billion-dollar enterprises 💰

We are on the hunt for 6 determined founders who are ready to take the next step and make their mark, growing and scaling into the US market 🇺🇸

Disrupt by the Sea 2023, is a must-attend event for those who:

  • 🌍 Want a sneak peek into innovations that are set to take on the world
  • 📈 Secretly harbour thoughts of launching a scalable business in future
  • 🚀 Are already part of an early-stage startup
  • 💡 Have knowledge, insights, skills or expertise that might be valuable to someone in the room
  • 🤝 Want to play a part in growing the ecosystem

Michelle Conaghan, North West Regional Manager, IDA Ireland will host a fireside chat, where you will hear how businesses are innovating, growing and scaling in Donegal. The event will conclude with the winner of Disrupt by the Sea 2023 being announced.

Canapés and refreshments will be served while you will have the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals in our Pavilion venue post-event.

Be part of a little bit of history by attending the first Disrupt by the Sea 2023! Join us for a day that will leave you inspired, connected, and ready to take the next steps on your scaleups journey!




Friday 15 September 12:00 pm 12:00pm - 4:30pm(GMT+01:00)


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The Alpha will be a digital innovation centre with a strong innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem enabling businesses, both start-ups and existing, to scale, internationalise and respond effectively to emerging market opportunities and challenges. The Alpha Innovation Centre will provide a state-of-the-art innovative workspace for new start-ups and existing businesses with the aim of building a dynamic innovative ecosystem where both new and existing businesses will have the opportunity to operate their day-to-day business activities, network, and collaborate. It will be a space to share ideas and to explore and develop the potential of new ideas into viable and scalable propositions, contributing to greater resilience in the enterprise base and economic growth in the region.

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