Berlin will see Disrupt Europe, our major conference, arrive this October, featuring some of the best known names from the Valley and Europe. Ciarán O’Leary will be among those speaking.
Disrupt Europe will take place from October 26-29 (Hackathon on 26-27; Conference on 28-29) and there is lots more info here. Tickets can be purchased here and ‘early bird’ pricing ends this coming Monday.
Ciarán O’Leary joined Earlybird in 2009 as a Senior Associate and was promoted to Partner in January 2012. Ciarán has eight years of investment experience. Investments include Peak Games (emerging markets social gaming), 6Wunderkinder (productivity apps), Moped (private messaging), B2X Care Solutions (outsourcing platform), madvertise (mobile targeting network) and simfy (digital music distribution company).
Prior to joining Earlybird, Ciarán co-founded a startup and gathered operational experience at others. Before that he was a member of The Carlyle Group’s Buyout team. He began his career at Lazard’s mergers & acquisitions franchise. Ciarán received his Masters degree in business (focus on entrepreneurship and finance) from HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management. He also studied abroad at NTU Singapore and wrote his master thesis at WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management.
We’ll also have a Startup Alley during Disrupt, where companies can show off their wares to potential investors and partners. You can grab a table here.