Our Mentoring Panel

Ronan Whitty - Director
Hospitality & Aviation
Proven track record of driving company turnarounds through strong revenue growth and a disciplined commercial focus on profit optimisation.
Alan Costello - Director Resolve Partners
Climate Tech & Venture Investing
Alan is a venture investment specialist, working with startup and scaling business in Ire/EU to define internationalisation plans and raise investment capital to support that. Special interest across science & technology fields and currently focusing on climate and sustainability growth oriented businesses.
Claire Mac Namee
EdTech & Travel Tech
Head of Enterprise Engagement at Technical University Dublin. Mentor at Startup Weekend in the areas of EdTech and Travel Tech.
Previously Claire was Program Manager for Enterprise Ireland's - New Frontiers - Entrepreneur Development Program for 5 years
Conor O' Boyle - Co Founder Drive Inc
Auto Tech/Scaling/ Raising Investment
Serial entrepreneur Conor has successfully launched and scaled 3 companies under his auto tech brand Drive Inc.
Conor has significant experience in raising investment and on how to create a pitch deck. Prior to co founding Drive Inc Conor worked as a trader and also managed World Champion snooker player Ronnie O Sullivan.
Steven Rice - Founder & CEO Big Wheel Marketing
Travel & Media Tech
Steven Rice is the Founder and CEO of Big Wheel Marketing, with offices in both Ireland and the UAE. He is the former Managing Director of ebookers Ireland and Commercial Director of ebookers Europe, and the former CEO of the Tourism Development Authority of the Emirate of Ras al Khaimah, UAE. Steven is a subject matter expert in advising, mentoring and training clients in the fields of digital marketing and travel / tourism, both locally in Ireland and internationally.
Kevin Sands - Founder & CEO Prop
Property Technology & Raising Investment
Prop was started in 2017 by Kevin Sands and is creating technology designed to enable more direct communication between property developers and buyers.
To date, Kevin has raised over €10 million for his Property Platform Prop and was listed in the Business Post's 30 under30 in 2022.
Ann Greene
Transformation Consultant & Leadership Coach
With over 10 years coaching and consulting experience Anne is a change catalyst, focused on the People aspect of change, to deliver transformational change for organizations and careers.