Dublin

Website_DublinHub_bigIt was no surprise to us when Dublin was recently voted the second friendliest city in the world and our Thousand Network’s Dublin Hub is certainly one of the friendliest place to be.

With Ireland being is known as the land of Saints and Scholars, our hub consists of over 30 members. We’ve brought together young achievers and change makers based throughout Ireland who are bound by curiosity and creativity. We too are change makers, entrepreneurs, musicians, investors, consultants, researchers, artists, producers, journalists, and athletes who have decided to come together and share our time to hear new ideas, support each other’s goals, and create once-in-a-lifetime experiences and friendships together.

We hold regular monthly pints of Guinness (we’re in Ireland remember!) and dinners, together with bespoke events so all our members can get the opportunity to share lifes journey amongst friends. Dublin has been known for throwing fantastic retreats in the past, so stay tuned for our next later this year.

We are looking to grow our Dublin hub community so please get in touch if you are young achiever that is interested in becoming part of the family.

Dublin Events

  • We meet the first Friday of every month for drinks.
  • We meet on the third Tuesday of every month in Dublin City Centre for dinner together after work; venue changes month-to-month.
  • Members occasionally host a workshop on particular topics like Finance Advice, Goal Setting, Idea Open-Mic Night, Investment Advice, Sales Strategies, & CEO Office Hours.
  • Contact the ambassadors if you’re travel to Dublin – we’ll share with you what’s happening within the group.

Ambassadors 2016-2017

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Jennifer McMahon
  • Jennifer is a senior investment analyst at Seroba Life Sciences, the life sciences venture capital fund that invests in therapeutics and medical devices. After an undergraduate degree in pharmacology at UCD she took a route less travelled, a brand new Masters in biotechnology and business. In her four years at the Seroba, she has worked on several high-profile deals, including an investment in Heart Metabolics, a therapeutics company building an orphan disease to treat Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
  • You can find and follow Jennifer online @jenmckeever.
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Jayne Ronayne
  • Jayne is the CEO of KonnectAgain, an exclusive platform devoted to leveraging your company’s human capital. We connect the dots between past, present and future talent with a modern and intuitive user experience.
  • You can find and follow Jayne online @jaynesara20.
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Liam Ryan
  • Liam is an enterprise sales executive at Boxever; a customer intelligence cloud and decisioning engine driving omni-channel marketing strategies specifically for the travel industry. Prior to the move to Boxever, he co-founded two health IT startups focused on preventive healthcare and wellness management which lead him to being awarded a place at the coveted StartUpHealth Academy in New York in partnership with GE Healthcare. Liam holds a BAI Honours Engineering and BA Honours Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin. He is also a trumpet player for Stomptown Brass, Attention Bébé and the Riptide Movement.
  • You can find and follow Liam over at @liamryan
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Matthew Smyth
  • Matthew Smyth is an Irish producer working in the fields of theatre, comedy, opera, festivals and education in Dublin and beyond. He runs Collapsing Horse, a company that creates entertaining, provocative, audience-focused theatre that merges artistic disciplines, including puppetry, physical theatre and music. Their productions to date, Monster/Clock (2012), Human Child (2013), Distance From The Event (2013) and Bears in Space (2014) have been presented in and toured to 22 venues in 4 countries, including Soho Theatre, London; Gogol Centre, Moscow and Edinburgh Fringe.
  • You can find and follow Matt over here.

Ambassadors 2014-2015

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Darren Ryan
  • Darren is the CEO at Social Entrepreneurs Ireland working closely with some of Ireland’s leading social entrepreneurs. Through their work they provide them with the business and strategic skills, alongside significant funding, that they need to rapidly scale their organisations and increase their impact all over Ireland.
  • You can find and follow him over at @ryandarren
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Natasha Sherling
  • Natasha Sherling is a gemmologist, diamond dealer and private jeweller. Classic, contemporary or unique, Natasha’s designer’s eye, paired with the intrinsically scientific approach to sourcing the best stones, means that every piece created matches style with budget. She works frequently with auction houses appraising collections for large jewellery sales, and contributes to multiple media on any topic related to jewellery.
  • You can find and follow her over at @natashasherling.
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Katie Tsouros
  • Katie is the co-founder and CEO of Artfetch, an ecommerce platform that globally selects, curates, and sells emerging contemporary art online. She is also the founding judging chair for the international Undergraduate Awards Creative Arts Category and a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers. I was also named as one of the Irish Independent’s Top 30 Under 30 to watch in 2014.
  • You can find and follow her over at @katietsouros