Join us for our next TechBrew event which takes place on Tuesday, 26th September at 12.30pm in the National Software Centre. Panellists include:


TechBrew is an informal gathering of software company management and technology leaders. Tech Industry Alliance TechBrew events will particularly appeal to Leaders, Investors and Advisors in Tech Companies, Founders, Mentors, Programme Leaders or anyone else that is supporting the growth of the Technology Sector. Tech Industry Alliance TechBrew is a healthy session talking about the business of technology with food and drink in an informal and open-discussion interactive setting.

Who should attend?

  • CEOs, General Managers, Site Leaders, Managers, business leaders, advisors, Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs.
  • Open to everyone, this session will be of interest to companies across the spectrum of sectors within our region who are eager to flex their innovation muscles in order to increase competitiveness.


Tech Industry Alliance TechBrew series is proudly sponsored by NSC Campus

The National Software Centre is a landmark development in the context of Ireland and the EU, offering World Class Broadband Infrastructure and Third Generation Offices in Cork.                     The project is a privately led venture via a public private partnership. The fundamental thrust is to create a global footprint for knowledge based ventures through using innovative networking technologies. The NSC Campus was designed specifically for IT and service companies with flexibility and scalability in mind. The facility features best of breed security with 24×7 access to tenants. It operates a fresh Air Handling System and a Voice over IP Telephony System, with a centrally manned reception desk. The reception area is the first point of contact for visitors. It co-ordinates all postal/courier collections and deliveries. Telephone calls are answered in the tenants company name. The facility provides Virtual Offices and Virtual Office Services.

Overview of Speakers & Companies

Everywhere English

Kate Popova  and Becky Popova; founders of Everywhere English., a custom-built EdTech Solution that equips businesses with the language proficiency and cultural intelligence tools required to thrive in a global market today. The founding team is their most valuable asset. They are 2/3rds of triplets, so it is safe to say they know each other quite well. They have leveraged their diverse skill sets to get to where they are today. While Kate’s main focus has been the commercialization of Everywhere English, building quality partnerships, leads, and customers, Becky has been the driving force behind our product development focusing on tech stacks, UX Design, & project management.



Tim Crowe, CEO & Co-Founder at WrxFLo. Throughout Tim’s career he has designed, built, and ran factories and supply chains globally for Dell.                                                                                        Tim held global roles such as Engineering Director, Director of Chengdu Operations and Factory Managing Director. In 2019  Tim co-founded WrxFlo, a leading software solutions company that specializes in helping businesses connect multiple data sources and optimize their supply chain operations. WrxFlo identifies gaps in both process and system functionality, integrates multiple Business systems and develops tailored solutions to enhance efficiency resulting in significant performance and cost improvement gains for clients. WrxFlo work across Pharma, Med-Tech and Manufacturing sectors providing solutions to clients in Europe, Asia and USA. Tim graduated from UL with a BSc in Production Engineering & MSc Project Management.

Emotionise AI

Marie Toft, CEO & Co-Founder Emotionise AI. Marie enjoyed an international career as a senior TV executive and documentary maker before returning to university to study psychotherapy. Today she has combined her story-telling and psychotherapy experience to create Emotionise AI – which puts the EI into AI.

Emotionise AI inspires trust, connection and greater productivity by empowering users to ALWAYS communicate with emotional intelligence. They are the only AI & NLP domain model trained with emotional intelligence at its core. Emotionise is building its own model -EIMEAR – which is trained on its own emotionally intelligent data created and curated by its data creation team.