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Tangent offers year-round support and guidance for individuals interested in developing ideas into startup businesses or social enterprises. You can book an appointment with a dedicated coach for confidential advice on your business idea or social enterprise. Please read more on our coaches below and when you're ready, feel free to book an appointment below!

Joseph Lanzillotta, Tangent, Student Entrepreneurship Programme Manager

Joseph Lanzillotta

Joseph is the student entrepreneurship programme manager at Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace. While completing his Business degree at Trinity he co-founded Blazer Technologies, a tech start-up aimed at protecting honeybees, and participated in the LaunchBox programme followed by Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers phase 2 program. Building on this, he is now developing a social enterprise to help combat pollinator decline.

As a Trinity graduate, Joseph is keen to help students learn to balance, and even blend, start-up development with their studies. He is excited to meet with innovative and entrepreneurially minded students from all disciplines to see how Tangent can empower them to make their idea a reality.

Portrait of Tangent staff member Zaur Unsizadeh

Zaur Samadov

Zaur has been in the innovation and tech industry for more than 8 years, working closely with start-up teams from different corners of the world on their business and product development strategies. Zaur has built relationships with public & private ecosystem players, designing and implementing business development programs like acceleration and incubation, mentoring intrapreneurs within the government and corporate organizations like BP, Coca-Cola and Draper University in San-Francisco.