* Meet & Connect
* Develop an Idea
* Learn From Mentors
* Discover New Trends
Start with just an idea, a team, and lots of questions. Finish with a well-developed start-up concept, a diverse and supportive network, and a whole new level of entrepreneurial knowledge.
Are you ready to change the world? Join us for a 1-day sprint for aspiring entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and curious minds to explore and advance their ideas in sustainability innovation. This hackathon is designed to provide you with the teammates, mentorship, and guidance to transform your idea into a real business with positive impact. If you are passionate about sustainability and think you have an innovative idea to change the world – this is for you.
What to Expect
Start with just an idea, a team, and lots of questions. Finish with a well-developed startup concept, a diverse and supportive network, and a whole new level of entrepreneurial knowledge.
Meet & Connect
Join a diverse community to connect with skilled teammates and mentors who can support you in the future.
Develop an Idea
Collaborate with great minds around you to challenge your own assumptions and build out your idea.
Learn from Mentors
Meet some of the most successful entrepreneurs our global network has to offer, and tap into their deep knowledge and entrepreneurial experience.
Discover New Trends
Learn from expert mentors about innovations and trends that are happening in the sustainability space.
The event, the first of its type in Ireland, is set to unfold over the March 8th and 9th, 2024, and promises to bring together up to 50 participants, igniting collaboration and innovation to tackle a diverse range of sustainability challenges.
The NDRC Sustainability Founder Weekend, hosted at Greentech HQ, stands as a shining example of our commitment to nurturing sustainability-focused start-ups in Ireland. Over the course of this dynamic weekend, a gathering of between 50 to 80 participants will collaborate on projects that hold the potential to revolutionise various aspects of sustainability. Attendees are welcome to come armed with their own ideas or take on exciting challenges presented at the event.
Throughout this intensive weekend, teams will receive invaluable mentorship from accomplished entrepreneurs and sustainability visionaries hailing from across Ireland. With an increasing number of sustainability-focused funds emerging in the country and a burgeoning demand for talent, this edition of NDRC’s Founder Weekend aims to empower and propel the growth of sustainability-focused start-ups. Participants can come with ideas they want to work on or they will be provided with challenges.
Ed Murphy, CEO of GreenTechHQ “Today’s partnership with NDRC’s Sustainability Founder Weekend, powered by the 2050 Ecosystem, marks a pivotal moment in our mission at GreenTechHQ. It signifies our unwavering commitment to nurturing sustainability-focused start-ups in Ireland. This hackathon is not just an event; it’s a catalyst for innovation, collaboration, and real change. We believe that by bringing together bright minds to tackle sustainability challenges head-on, we are shaping a greener, more sustainable future for Ireland and beyond. At GreenTechHQ, we are thrilled to be at the heart of this transformation, empowering entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into powerful solutions for a better tomorrow.”