HOMS were delighted to support and co-sponsor the launch of the Limerick Start Up Gathering on Monday 5th October 2015 by providing legal consultancy to startups. George Kennedy, Senior Associate Solicitor, Corporate and Commercial Department, was part of the steering committee for the All Island Startup/Scaleup Vision 2020 Forum as part of the Startup Gathering which took place at Limerick Institute of Technology’s (LIT) Limerick School of Art and Design, Clare Street on 8th of October 2015.
The Startup Gathering took place from 5th to 10th of October 2015 and was an all island movement to help Ireland become a number one Global Startup Hub by 2020. LIT lead the initiative in the Limerick Region and represent the region on the National Steering Group.
The week of the Startup Gathering was part of the Action Plan for Jobs and supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation with the National Steering Group chaired by Minister Jed Nash. Limerick, Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Galway took part in events highlighting the supports and initiatives in place in Ireland.