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We are delighted to announce that Rob Fitzpatrick, founder and the guy who wrote the book on customer validation The Mom Test’, will join the Founders Circle on the 26th of March to share top tips on aggressive listening and mastering customer validation to get to that magic figure of €10million ARR.

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What is it? – The #Founders’Circle

The Founders’ Circle is a monthly event for tech founders to come together in a vibrant community to share rich conversations, gain experience, get 1:1 mentoring and forge connections to accelerate startup growth. The Founders’ Circle is a vibrant community powered by RDI Hub in associated with Scale Ireland. The RDI Hub is a Scale up ecosystem, a vibrant community of startups, corporates and researchers focused on Scale and finding new sources of business growth. Scale Ireland is the independent policy voice for Ireland’s high-growth tech Startups. The Founders’ Circle is a private and virtual event which will be sure to ignite the spark for tech startups ensuring you get your questions answered by experts in the area.

What’s in it for me?

  • Find out how strategic market entry & to choosing the right customer helps get you to ARR
  • Access top tier ecosystem mentor
  •  Talk to other founders who have mastered customer validation 

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More info on remarkable Rob

Author of his first book the Mom Test and entrepreneur, Rob is mainly known for customer development, hence the topic of his first book.

Now, Rob optimizes for for a mix of freedom and reliability, treating entrepreneurship as a long-term career without all the drama or craziness.

He hit full financial independence via passive income about four years ago, at 32. Currently, he is settled in Catalonia working with Devin Hunt to build software and support for indie nonfiction authors.

Apart from tech and books, Rob also kickstarted a card game, helped build a small education agency to just shy of $1m/year, publicly bet his last $10k and spent a couple of years fixing up an old sailboat slowly bringing it from London to the Mediterranean!

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●  11.00 – 11.05: Welcome.

●   11.05- 11.30: Rob Fitzpatrick, Founder and author will talk about strategic market entry, how to choose the right customer & master customer validation to get to that €10 million ARR.

●  11.30- 11.55: Curated peer to peer breakout rooms.

●  11.55 – 12.15: Q&A with Rob.●  14.00- 16.00: Top-tier Mentorship – Apply here.

Learn from only the best – intro to some of our 1:1 mentors

Shane Kavanagh – Group Marketing Director for Fexco, Irelands most successful, independently owned, financial technology and business solutions providers processing more than $10 billion in transactions annually.

Patricia Scanlon – Founder and CEO of SoapBox Labs. Engineer and Ph.D. in Speech Recognition, Artificial Intelligence. Patricia was listed as the World’s top Visionaries in Voice by and was listed by Forbes as one of the World’s Top 50 Women in Tech. Patricia holds a PhD and 20 years of experience in Speech Recognition technology and Machine Learning systems. Patricia is also a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 

Boaz Fuchs – c-Level executive with almost 20 years of experience, mostly as ChiefOperation officer and general manager. Recently moved to Dublin fromTel-Aviv and eager to support and guide different start-ups in their different growth stages and to contribute from his rich experience to the local tech market. Lived and worked in Beijing and Tel-Aviv and managed large teams and functions in several global companies in financial services, digital marketing and cloud technology companies. A certified lawyer, certified investment adviser (ISA) and holds an MBA.

Joleen Looney – Content Llama’s Digital Content Gateway sits between brands and retailers. It sources, organises and transforms product content for the retailer, supplying a single source of brand content to feed internal systems (PIM, DAM, CMS, eCommerce Platform). Brand supplied content is transformed to the format required to feed our client’s internal PIM, CMS, and eCommerce platforms. Revolutionsing the product content workflow. Learn more at 

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