What are investors looking for in a start up?

By hban.org
Thursday, 28th May 2015
Filed under: Year2015

Michael Culligan of HBAN shares his views as part of a round-table discussion with a panel of investors as to what they are looking for in start-up companies. The discussion was chaired by Alan O’Driscoll of law firm Flynn O’Driscoll and the other panellists were Richard Watson of Dublin Business Innovation Centre and Conor Stanley of Tribal.VC.

This video featured as part of the content of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in Understanding the Law in a Digital Age (MOOC) provided by the Law Society of Ireland. The course is being delivered over six weeks online and features contributions from technology experts, leading lawyers and industry leaders. The foundation of each week's release of materials is a combination of one hour of recordings mixing interviews, and presentations.

Modules include:

  1.     Introduction: Ireland: “A fertile ground For tech startups”
  2.     Ownership — Whose intellectual property is it anyway?
  3.     Regulation: eCommerce, the Wild West & The Rule of Law?
  4.     Is privacy dead?
  5.     Social media and the Law
  6.     Exit strategies & what are the trends for start-ups?

For more information please visit the MOOC Law Society of Ireland website or you can watch the introductory video below.