Posted: Sat 28th Jan 2023
Dublin has a thriving tech scene and the ability to attract and foster growth of women-owned firms. According to the latest Dell Technologies WE Cities Index, Dublin is ranked the 23rd top city in the world that enables businesses founded by women to thrive.
Launched in 2016, the WE Cities Index measures and ranks cities around the world based on their ability to attract and support high-potential women entrepreneurs.
showcases how technology connects all other aspects of the business environment (markets, capital, talent and culture)
provides recommendations for business owners and officials alike to improve systems from the inside out, and
profiles global centres of commerce by their overall suitability for women who scale
If you're a female entrepreneur based in Dublin and looking to expand your community and grow your business, scroll down to find networks to join, spaces to work from and fearless entrepreneurs who we admire.
Going for Growth – For ambitious female entrepreneurs across all sectors who are located in the Republic of Ireland
Enterprise Ireland – Recognising that Ireland's economic success will be driven by increasing the number of women taking part in entrepreneurship
Women Inspire Network – A group of dynamic women in business who get things done
Network Ireland – A progressive and dynamic organisation supporting the professional and personal development of women in business
Awaken Hub – Events, advice and access to like-minded female founders and allies
Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network – Join a global network and connect with inspirational female founders to help achieve your business goals
Enterprise Nation membership – If you're not already a member, sign up today to access exclusive content, a trusted community, and tailored resources for Dublin-based business owners
Huckletree – The home of some of the world's most ambitious high-growth tech and international expansion brands
Dogpatch Labs – Flexible space helping to accelerate the growth of start-ups and scale-ups
Grafter House – Offering a dedicated place to work, rest and play
CoCreate – Space dedicated to freelancing designers, developers, web designers, programmers, video artists, game developers, and more
The Masonry – A unique refurbished historic property in the heart of Dublin
Fumbally Exchange – A not-for-profit movement of creative and innovative professionals who share co-working spaces
The Tara Building – An environment to form connections and make friends
Síne Dunne, founder of Siest Sleep, a sleep business that helps people sleep with its weighted products
Sarah Naylor, founder of Sarah Naylor Academy, who empowers students to start their own businesses once qualified
Sarah-Marie Rust, founder of e-mobility intelligence platform EVE
Ellen Ryall, co-founder of ReFunk Upcycling, a platform that helps people buy, sell and upcycle second-hand furniture
Emma Kennedy, founder and CEO of Grafter, which provides luxury flexible workspaces
Visit DWEN WEcities to find out how your city is working for you
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