8th October 2012 – Vodafone Ireland will bring its Smart StartUp Network to Cork this Wednesday, 10th October. The Vodafone Smart StartUp Network enables start-up businesses to gain expert advice on topics such as social media, business productivity and e-commerce and provides the opportunity to network with other start-ups as well as hearing from some of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneur Sam Rathling, managing director of Expect Talent, based in Cork, will share her experiences and advice at the Smart StartUp Network event taking place in Cork this Wednesday, 10th October at Fota Island Resort from 6.30pm – 9pm. Those interested in this event can register for free online at www.vodafone.ie/startups
The Smart StartUp Network has been established by Vodafone as a result of an increase in start-up businesses seeking advice on how new technologies and communications platforms can support business development and growth. The programme encompasses a series of free to attend events across the country at which successful entrepreneurs will share their experience and advice of establishing and growing a start-up business. The event will also include a speed mentoring training element that will focus specifically on providing expertise to attending start-ups in social media, business productivity, e-commerce and marketing.
For more information on the programme and a full schedule of events, starts-up businesses can visit www.vodafone.ie/startups or download the ‘Vodafone Startups’ mobile app which is now available on iTunes and the Android Play store.
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Vodafone is Ireland's leading total communications provider with 2.44 million customers across mobile, fixed line and DSL. At 30th June 2012 Vodafone Ireland's mobile telecoms base was 2.2 million.