Building a Lean Startup by Raomal Perera

7:30pm Wed 3rd February 2016

In association with The Mill, Drogheda's Enterprise Hub, we are delighted that Paomal Perera will present a talk at the first Refresh Boyne of 2016.

In this talk, Raomal Perera will talk about the first steps in product development. he’ll introduce the terms, ‘Finding the Problem-Solution fit’ and ‘Product Market fit’. He’ll offer a brief overview of lean start-up techniques and how they’ve evolved. Most important, he’ll explain how, in combination with other business trends, they could ignite a new entrepreneurial economy.

Admission Free but places are limited so book now.

Raomal PereraRaomal is an educator and loves to work with entrepreneurs. However his primary role is helping established businesses make innovation work. He uses an interesting mix of his hands-on experience of building successful companies and the more recent experience of academia and research in helping companies GET, KEEP and GROW their customers, using a number of highly effective tools and processes. Follow his work on

Raomal co-founded two technology companies; ISOCOR was listed on NASDAQ in 1996 and subsequently acquired by Critical Path in 1999. Network365 acquired US company iPin and formed Valista in 2003. Valista was acquired by Aepona in 2009 and Aepona was acqured by Intel in 2013.

Raomal also teaches at a number of other universities on business planning, fund raising, leadership using your emotional capital and customer development using lean methodologies.

Raomal was a recipient of the Irish Software Association’s (ISA) Outstanding Software Achievement Award in 2003. He was also a finalist in the Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ awards. Raomal was one of 40 entrepreneurs worldwide chosen to the prestigious World Economic Forum (WEF) as a technology pioneer. Headed by Raomal, Valista also won a number of industry accolades, ranging from the Wall Street Journal Innovation GOLD award for business, and the Mobile World Congress Award for the most innovative product.


Thanks to Raomal for a great talk.  The feedback has been extreemly positive.

Raomal has also kindly sent us the slides from the talk.



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