Karl Fitzpatrick is an Angel investor with The Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN). The South East Business Innovation Centre (SEBIC) manages the Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) for the region. They generate quality investor ready deal flows for their community of investors and provide a platform for companies to meet genuine investors seeking to invest cash for equity. HBAN is a partnership between Enterprise Ireland, InterTrade Ireland and the Irish Business and Innovation Centres (Irish...

Bricks 4 Kidz Emerges As Big Winner At Irish Franchise Awards

The 2018 Irish Franchise Awards were hosted in Clontarf Castle on Friday September 28th, where the internationally renowned Bricks 4 Kidz franchise was announced as the winner of Ireland’s Best Emerging Franchise Award. The annual awards ceremony, which is organised by the Irish Franchise Association, recognises excellence in franchising and celebrates the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in the Irish franchise sector. Bricks 4 Kidz is a global educational play bu...

Wexford Local Enterprise Office

Karl Fitzpatrick is a member of the Wexford Local Enterprise Office Evaluation & Approvals Committee. The Local Enterprise Office is the first stop shop for all entrepreneurs and existing micro and small businesses and delivers an enhanced and integrated support service. The Local Enterprise Office ensures a more cohesive provision of support services to all start-sups, micro and small businesses seeking to expand. The Local Enterprise Office Evaluation & Approvals Committee...

Science Foundation Ireland accredits Bricks 4 Kidz workshops

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Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) promotes and supports the education in and engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), promoting an awareness and understanding of the value of STEM to society and in particular, to the growth of opportunities for people and the future development of the economy. Science Foundation Ireland has a network of Discover Centres offering accredited workshops and outreach programmes for primary schools on a range of themes encompassing Scienc...

Karl Fitzpatrick Receives Prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship Award

Today, The Rotary Club of Wexford presented local entrepreneur and Rotarian, Karl Fitzpatrick, with their coveted "Paul Harris Fellowship Award".   The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is one of the highest honours Rotary can bestow upon a person. Recipients are Rotarians who in recognition of their outstanding contributions, exemplify the highest ideal in Rotary in placing service above self.   The Paul Harris Fellowship Award was bestowed on Karl due to the outstanding co...

Karl Fitzpatrick addresses MBA Association of Ireland

On February 8th 2018, Karl Fitzpatrick was invited to address the MBA Association of Ireland members in the RDS to discuss the benefits of LEGO Serious Play to organisations. The MBA Association of Ireland (MBAAI) is the 6000-strong representative body for MBA graduates working at every level of business life in Ireland. Ensuring that their members have the opportunity to access the most effective and innovative business tools, the MBA Association delivers a series of informative workshops t...

Karl Fitzpatrick represents Wexford Chamber at launch of new Chambers Ireland brand

Wexford Chamber, as a member of the Chambers Ireland network, launched a new brand today, reflecting their strength and influence as a member of the collaborative network. Launching the new brand, Chamber President Karl Fitzpatrick said, Wexford Chamber is delighted to unveil our new logo and tagline. We are proud to represent our members and we are committed, more than ever, to enhancing our local community and working together to create and advance business opportunities for all. Being ...

Karl Fitzpatrick is Guest Speaker at International Bricks 4 Kidz Conference at Sea

The 2017 Bricks 4 Kidz International Conference takes place on the Carnival Liberty cruise ship, sailing from Orlando to The Bahamas, on 9th-12th November 2017. In recognition of the success which Karl Fitzpatrick has had with Bricks 4 Kidz in Ireland, Karl has been invited to speak at this conference to the international network of Bricks 4 Kidz franchisees. The focus of Karl's message will be on the importance and value of completing ongoing research within your territory. Selecting the Mod...

New York Beckons for Irish Franchise Entrepreneur

A Wexford based entrepreneur will travel to the world’s largest franchise exhibition in New York next month, with the intention of expanding his successful franchise portfolio. Karl Fitzpatrick, who is also the Managing Director of a leading employment service provider, Chevron Training and Recruitment, acquired the Master Franchise rights for Bricks 4 Kidz in Ireland in 2015. Bricks 4 Kidz is an internationally renowned children’s educational play franchise which currently operates in ove...