Deep Dive Week

Dublin, 21-24 May, 2018

Applications Closed. Stay tuned for 2019!

For Traveltech and Aviation startups ready to scaleup

With over 2,250 startups, Dublin was ranked in the top 10 of the European Digital City Index 2016 and just outside the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems in reporting firm Compass’s Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Eventbrite, HubSpot, Twitter, Etsy, Amazon, Stripe and 250 more global tech companies are based in Dublin and employ thousands of techies, marketing and sales people. 80% of the world’s global tech companies have a base in Dublin, more than any other city in the world.

What do you get?


Qualified introductions to get leads for your new local clients

Soft Landing

Packed agenda so you become familiar with the key players in the ecosystem

TravelTech & Aviation specific

Matchmaking with corporates & procurers looking to co-develop solutions in your field

Tailored support

Donal Brady from DCU Ryan Academy will be your Scaling Manager

Lighthouse community

Our network & Scaling Managers remain at your disposal

Travel costs support

Reimbursement of up to 500€ of your travel expenses

Check out the DDW Dublin Agenda

Why Dublin?

Irelandia Aviation, world’s premier low cost carrier (Ryanair, Tiger Airways, Allegiant, VivaAerobus, etc)

Dublin is home to Traveltech Startups like Boxever, Hostelworld, Datalex and Cartrawler

Some of the Worlds biggest Traveltech MNC’s reside in our capital including Tripadvisor, Uber and Airbnb

3 of the top 5 games companies, such as EA and Activision

9 out of 10 world-leading technology and internet companies such as Facebook and Google

Over 50% of the world’s leading Financial Services firms like JP Morgan Chase and HSBC

Why Dublin?

Scaling Manager

Donal Brady
Donal Brady

DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurs is Ireland’s leading centre for delivering Entrepreneurship and Innovation skills training. It is a not for profit partnership between Dublin City University and the family of the late Tony Ryan, founder of Ryanair. Our aim is to be the leading supporter of entrepreneurship and innovation in Ireland.
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Deep Diving in Dublin

A summary of Startup Lighthouse’s Deep Dive Week to Dublin, where a group of TravelTech startups from across Europe came for their next step in scaling up to a global success. Stay tuned for the 2019 edition!

Deep Diving in Dublin