Gillian is head of the Innovation & Enterprise at LIT whose mission is to deliver high quality support for aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators at the early stages of their startup journey in order to maximise the opportunity for venture success. LIT have the largest portfolio of enterprise, incubation &acceleration centres in Ireland. They have a highly successful RD&I function to support growing companies as well as startups who can scale, operate 2 seed funds and run Enterprise Ireland’s National Entrepreneur Development Programme for emerging High Potential Startups called New Frontiers.
Presentation Title: DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION – TOOLS TO TEST YOUR STARTUP IDEA
Most startups fail because they build a product or service that no-one wants, needs or is willing to pay for. Working with startups and growing technology companies for almost 18 years I will share some tools to help you to test your business idea be it social or commercial and give you some insights on how these tools have been used to support the growth of some well-known companies.