Saturday, 12 May 2012

NDRC’s ‘Lift-Off’ Investment Competition

NDRC’s ‘Lift-Off’ Investment Competition to take place:
Thursday May 17th, 8.30am – 12.30pm

Minister Pat Rabbitte to present winner with award

You are cordially invited to send a media representative to NDRC’s ‘Lift-Off’ competition will take place on May 17th in NDRC’s building on Crane Street.

The event will see a room of investors compete for the chance to fund one of the 15 promising startup ventures emerging from NDRC’s LaunchPad.  At ‘Lift-Off’ each of these startups will have five minutes to pitch to an audience of investors, and peers, with a high profile judging panel.

One winner will be chosen at ‘Lift Off’ where private investors entrust an investment prize fund to an NDRC convened panel of VC and angel investors to pick the start-up with the highest potential for success. Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte will present the winner with the award.

Refreshments will be provided at the event

Event:                   NDRC’s ‘Lift-Off’

Venue:                 NDRC, Crane Street, The Digital Hub, Dublin 8

Date:                     Thursday May 17th 2012

Time:                     8.30am to 12.30pm (winner announced at 12.20pm)

For full details about NDRC, the LaunchPad programme and 'Lift-Off', please visit
Media contact: Mike Miley, MKC Communications -, 01 7038600