After a short summer break (can you believe it’s Autumn already!) Sligo Tech returns again with it’s next Meetup taking place this Thursday September 18th, 7pm at the Digital Hub Sligo.

Sligo Tech meetup is a new meetup aimed at connecting Sligo’s technology community, the people who are making Sligo’s tech scene what it is and those who are interested in keeping up-to-date. It will highlight what’s going on across the North West. The goal is to share best practices and learn from both failure and success.

Brian Bastible, Managing Partner at Launch IrelandThis months event speakers include David Kenny, Senior Development Manager at Overstock.com and Brian Bastible, Managing Partner at Launch Ireland.

Overstock.com are a technology-based discount retail company with it’s headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Started in 1999, the leading on-line retailer sells a broad range of products including furniture, rugs, bedding, electronics, clothing, jewelry, and cars. In 2013 the company created a software development team based in Sligo as part of its international expansion.

Launch Ireland established in 2014 is a professional firm providing a tailored and cost effective service to new foreign investors into the Irish market. On returning to Ireland from the US in 2003, Brian joined IDA Ireland and the highly successful FDI agency. Following that Brian joined high tech manufacturer, Innalabs Limited as VP of Finance were he was instrumental in relocating Innalabs’ operations into Ireland where it is now headquartered.

The session will wrap up with drinks and finger food in Kennedy’s Bar.

This event is proudly supported by OSD Digital Agency and Sligo Chamber of Commerce. And sponsored by Kennedy’s Bar Sligo.

Follow Sligo Tech on twitter for the latest updates @sligotech and check out the hashtag #sligotech to get involved in the conversation.

To register for the Sligo Tech Meetup go to www.meetup.com/SligoTech/

Image Copyright: Brian Bastible, Managing Partner at Launch Ireland via launchireland.com

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