it@cork TechBrew events offer attendees the opportunity to discuss and share views and experiences as well as listen to and learn from peers.
Our next TechBrew event entitled “How tough do you need to be? ” features 3 entrepreneurs talking about their experiences and journeys in building tech businesses and provides everyone with the opportunity to contribute and air their views. It will look specifically at how tough you need to be to build a tech business. Panellists include:
- Jim Breen, founder of PulseLearning
- Cathal Doorley ,Co-founder and CEO of Rezoomo
- Jayne Ronayne, Co-founder and CEO of Talivest
This event will hear from all three panellists on their entrepreneurial journeys and focus on the resilience and stamina necessary to be a Tech Entrepreneur.
Since the pandemic it@cork events have become virtual but they continue to generate interest and engagement from technologists in the region. And we will hopefully return to a face-to-face format soon.
In the meantime, our virtual TechBrew events offer the opportunity to hear about the experiences and journeys of different tech entrepreneurs.
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Overview of panellists
Jim Breen is the founder of PulseLearning and serves in the role of Group Executive Chairman. PulseLearning has been a global leader in online learning solutions for over 20 years. In 2012, Jim was invited to take part in The Secret Millionaire television program in Ireland and the UK. This led him to start a conversation on mental health and wellbeing issues on the island of Ireland and internationally. Later that year, he founded Cycle Against Suicide, a charity focused on encouraging and promoting help-seeking behaviors. This marked the start of his journey into understanding better how we can change beliefs and behaviors in relation to mental health and wellbeing in the workplace and throughout the wider community.
Cathal Doorley is the Co-founder and CEO of the recruitment technology company, Rezoomo. Cathal started the company in London 7 years ago before launching in 2016 and continuing to grow in Ireland, UK and beyond. Before starting Rezoomo, Cathal worked in digital marketing within the travel industry before joining Groupon in London in 2011. It was Cathal’s own job hunting experience that led him to develop Rezoomo to improve recruitment for both employers and job seekers.
Jayne Ronayne is the CEO and Co-Founder behind Talivest, which helps companies rethink talent networks for today and tomorrow’s world. We create solutions for employee lifecycle management, from onboarding to off-boarding. Talivest has offices in Dublin and Lisbon and is backed by leading global investors including Nicolas Bergurren, Ronan Harris among others. Jayne has been featured as one of Ireland’s top 30 under 30 two years in a row and was previously an ambassador for the Sandbox Dublin community hub. This is Jayne’s second start-up company which originally started in the middle of University after working for a summer in the Entrepreneur of the Year program in EY Ireland. Jayne is an active member in the start-up community globally and is on the board for Cork hub ‘Republic of Work’ and BIS in UCC.