First Fridays for Startups - Workshop - 2nd June 2017
- June 2nd, 2017
- Dogpatch Labs, The chq Building, Custom House Quay, D1, Dublin, Ireland
Founder Story: Plink, Google and Pointy
13.45 to 14.45 in the The Vaults (Events Room)
For tech startups.
About this Story
PhD students Mark Cummins and James Philbin built an image recognition search engine, PlinkArt, and just a few months after launching, sold it to Google. He then spent 3 years in California working at Google, but then came back to Ireland to launch a new startup, Pointy, which enables small shops to go online effortlessly.
Things you'll learn
- Startups from start to finish
- How an acquisition works
- The life cycle of an entrepreneur
Meet Your Speaker
Mark Cummins, Co-Founder of Pointy.
Co-founder of Pointy, an app that shows you which local stores sell that item you're looking for. Mark is a University of Oxford graduate in Engineering and Computer Science, and holds a Ph.D. from Oxford in Mobile Robotics.