The new initiative seeks digital start-ups to apply for complimentary one-to-one mentoring sessions with Trinity Business School’s Graham Merriman

Digital Business Ireland, the country’s leading representative body for online and digital businesses has today announced the launch of their 2023 Digital Mentoring Initiative, which will see digital start-ups vie for five complimentary one-to-one mentoring sessions with Trinity Business School’s, Graham Merriman. Along with being an esteemed lecturer, Graham has worked with many of the world’s top eCommerce brands, and is passionate about training and mentoring the next generation of eCommerce innovators and professionals.

Applications for the Digital Mentoring Initiative are now open to all start-ups that have been in operation for less than two years. The initiative invites applications from individuals working across digital, e-commerce and technology, who are on the cusp of taking the next step in their careers or business. One applicant will be selected, and will receive five complimentary 90-minute one-to-one mentoring sessions with Graham Merriman, which will last over a period of three months.

The 2023 iteration of Digital Business Ireland’s Mentoring Initiative builds on the success of the organisation’s Female Mentoring Initiatives in previous years. Since its establishment in 2019, Digital Business Ireland has worked to provide learning, insights, advice and networking opportunities for professionals working across the digital, ecommerce and technology sectors. The representative body also works in tandem with its 8,500 strong membership to offer support and advocacy through various initiatives, including its reports and eBooks.

Ashley McDonnell, Chairperson of Digital Business Ireland said regarding the launch of the initiative: “We are delighted to launch DBI’s 2023 Digital Mentoring Initiative, which will offer professionals in the digital sector an opportunity to take their businesses and careers to the next level, with the help of leading eCommerce expert Graham Merriman. Graham’s expertise and vast knowledge makes him a valuable mentor, which will be of enormous benefit to the chosen mentee.

At Digital Business Ireland, we are very committed to helping start-ups reach their full potential through our range of initiatives, and we very much look forward to receiving applications from our community of over 8,500 members.”

Graham Merriman, lecturer at Trinity Business School said: “I am delighted to extend my support and expertise to Digital Business Ireland, and to their community of innovative digital start-ups. As a lecturer, consultant, trainer and mentor, my passion is firmly focused on developing the skills of the next generation of eCommerce professionals.

I look forward to lending my help, support and expertise to the chosen applicant to enable their scalability.”

Apply for the Digital Mentoring Initiative by clicking the link HERE.


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