Wednesday Workshop – Wednesday 06 April 2016

We are delighted to welcome Diane Roberts,  CEO and Founder of xCell Partners, to share her story about her time as Senior Vice President, Technology, for Enterprise Ireland in Silicon Valley, growing her own businesses, and particularly on the importance of Innovation.  Recently listed in the Ulster Business ‘Ones to Watch’ list, Diane is a central figure in the startup scene in both Belfast and Dublin and her organisation is the delivery partner for the prestigious Invest NI Propel Programme and the Accelerator ‘StartPlanetNI’, where the focus is on creating high growth, export focused businesses.  Hear her discuss how companies should think about innovation, key observations in businesses who do it really well and recent success stories from the Propel Programme.

As an angel investor, founder and coach to startup companies, this is a must attend event for anyone with their own business or who is thinking about setting one up.


The purpose of the Up For Business meetings is to facilitate local businesses in Making a Difference to other businesses and business owners. Up For Business is a Not For Profit organisation