Denise O’Grady

Denise O’Grady Consulting

Denise is a mentor and business partner in Enterprise Ireland, working with several start-ups and commercialisation projects nationwide.

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She is a serial entrepreneur in Ed-tech & Fin-tech and has built and scaled three companies to date. In her most recent venture Way2Pay, she raised €1 million in investment and brought the company on a journey from digital start up, through an intensive growth process, scaling both in Ireland and the UK. Way2Pay was successfully sold to Evo Payments, a US quoted company in 2019.

Denise currently runs two accelerator programs for Irelands LEOs, the first KATAPULT program in Dún Laoghaire which has been ongoing for four years and more recently the TechHatch program in Kildare. These are exclusively for early stage business seeking high growth.

Along with her team of infield experts Denise converts her founder journey and years of experience at the cold face of entrepreneurship into invaluable strategies and formulas for success.