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#Funding

# funding - Monday 7 August, 2017

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US
# Startups
# Startups

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US

Aug 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 23,346 Views 5 Comments

The giant conglomerate issued a cease-and-desist letter to OxyMem.

# funding - Friday 4 August, 2017

Despite a failed Kickstarter, this Dublin-based man hasn't given up his 'wizarding' pub plan
# Hospitality
From Business ETC
# Hospitality

Despite a failed Kickstarter, this Dublin-based man hasn't given up his 'wizarding' pub plan

Aug 4th 2017, 12:05 PM 577 Views 0 Comments

Matthew Cortland is looking in Ireland and the UK for investors who will back his idea.

# funding - Thursday 3 August, 2017

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US
# Oxymem
# Oxymem

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:01 PM 997 Views 0 Comments

The giant conglomerate issued a cease-and-desist letter to OxyMem.

An Irish startup that helps turn everyday objects into 'smart' devices has raised a big chunk of cash
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

An Irish startup that helps turn everyday objects into 'smart' devices has raised a big chunk of cash

Aug 3rd 2017, 11:22 AM 549 Views 0 Comments

Wia plans to use part of the funds to double its headcount in Dublin.

'This is not acceptable': Nearly 2,000 new staff needed in mental health services
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

'This is not acceptable': Nearly 2,000 new staff needed in mental health services

Aug 3rd 2017, 10:53 AM 14,693 Views 40 Comments

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s James Browne, after a parliamentary question to the Minister for Health.

# funding - Sunday 30 July, 2017

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'
# On The Up
# On The Up

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'

Jul 30th 2017, 9:00 PM 30,168 Views 11 Comments

Michael O’Dwyer of Swiftcomply tells us how his business is growing.

# funding - Saturday 29 July, 2017

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US

Jul 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 4,926 Views 0 Comments

The giant conglomerate issued a cease-and-desist letter to OxyMem.

# funding - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'
# Angel Investors
# Angel Investors

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:18 PM 505 Views 0 Comments

HBAN head John Phelan says large syndicates are starting to lead investments in Irish startups.

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'
# Swiftcomply
# Swiftcomply

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:17 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Swiftcomply.

# funding - Sunday 23 July, 2017

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 4,491 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Swiftcomply.

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
# Insights
# Insights

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 13,031 Views 9 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

# funding - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'

Jul 22nd 2017, 12:01 PM 931 Views 0 Comments

HBAN head John Phelan says large syndicates are starting to lead investments in Irish startups.

# funding - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'We don't have an office – but that hasn't stopped us from making progress'
# Travtab
# Travtab

'We don't have an office – but that hasn't stopped us from making progress'

Jul 20th 2017, 2:55 PM 598 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile TravTab.

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
# Insights
# Insights

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 20th 2017, 2:36 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

Inside the row tearing apart the firm that's spent 20 years hunting for Irish gold
# Conroy Gold
# Conroy Gold

Inside the row tearing apart the firm that's spent 20 years hunting for Irish gold

Jul 20th 2017, 2:12 PM 8,722 Views 6 Comments

Conroy Gold has been reporting promising finds for years – but its key shareholder is tired of waiting.

# funding - Monday 17 July, 2017

A major drinks group has bought an €18m piece of the new Dublin Liberties Distillery
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

A major drinks group has bought an €18m piece of the new Dublin Liberties Distillery

Jul 17th 2017, 10:06 AM 494 Views 0 Comments

Stock Spirits will also take a 25% stake in Quintessential Brands, which owns the facility.

# funding - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'We don't have an office – but that hasn't stopped us from making progress'
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

'We don't have an office – but that hasn't stopped us from making progress'

Jul 15th 2017, 6:00 PM 941 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile TravTab.

Inside the row tearing apart the firm that's spent 20 years hunting for Irish gold
# Resource And Energy
From Business ETC
# Resource And Energy

Inside the row tearing apart the firm that's spent 20 years hunting for Irish gold

Jul 15th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,562 Views 0 Comments

Conroy Gold has been reporting promising finds for years – but its key shareholder is tired of waiting.

# funding - Friday 14 July, 2017

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 14th 2017, 3:04 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

# funding - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Meet the Dublin woman sitting on a €180m war chest for startup companies
# Talent War
# Talent War

Meet the Dublin woman sitting on a €180m war chest for startup companies

Jul 9th 2017, 9:30 AM 31,485 Views 15 Comments

Draper Esprit’s Nicola McClafferty talks about Irish companies exiting early, talent wars and gender bias.

# funding - Friday 7 July, 2017

Drinks behemoth Bacardi paid €5m to snap up part of Teeling Whiskey
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Drinks behemoth Bacardi paid €5m to snap up part of Teeling Whiskey

Jul 7th 2017, 10:56 AM 551 Views 1 Comment

The white rum maker recently cut a deal with the Dublin firm to import its whiskies into the US.

# funding - Thursday 6 July, 2017

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender
# The Galway Roast
# The Galway Roast

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender

Jul 6th 2017, 2:36 PM 514 Views 0 Comments

The Galway Roast will use the €25,000 it raised to help bankroll its fifth café.

Meet the Dublin woman sitting on a €180m war chest for startups
# Cha-ching
# Cha-ching

Meet the Dublin woman sitting on a €180m war chest for startups

Jul 6th 2017, 2:29 PM 903 Views 0 Comments

Draper Esprit’s Nicola McClafferty talks about Irish companies exiting early, talent wars and gender bias.

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

A Galway coffee chain is one of the first SMEs to crowdfund using Irish lender Flender

Jul 6th 2017, 2:15 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

The Galway Roast will use the €25,000 it raised to help bankroll its fifth café.

# funding - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Political parties and independents were paid over €8 million of state funds last year
# SIPO
# SIPO

Political parties and independents were paid over €8 million of state funds last year

Jul 5th 2017, 5:53 PM 5,695 Views 16 Comments

The SIPO report shows that Fianna Fáil received over €2.2 million in 2016.

# funding - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Meet the Dublin woman sitting on a €180m war chest for startups
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

Meet the Dublin woman sitting on a €180m war chest for startups

Jul 1st 2017, 6:01 PM 4,260 Views 0 Comments

Draper Esprit’s Nicola McClafferty talks about Irish companies exiting early, talent wars and gender bias.

# funding - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

COMPETITION: Got a smart business idea? Win €5,000 in cash to make it reality
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

COMPETITION: Got a smart business idea? Win €5,000 in cash to make it reality

Jun 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 964 Views 0 Comments

The VidPitch Competition is the chance to get cash, office space and exposure for you and your product.

# funding - Thursday 22 June, 2017

The 'stupid parlour tricks' from a Silicon Valley superstar that will fix your business pitch
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

The 'stupid parlour tricks' from a Silicon Valley superstar that will fix your business pitch

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:16 PM 67 Views 0 Comments

The head of a global accelerator delivers a masterclass in fine-tuning a presentation for investors.

A Saudi oil giant's investment arm has taken a stake in Athlone startup OxyMem
# Funding
# Funding

A Saudi oil giant's investment arm has taken a stake in Athlone startup OxyMem

Jun 22nd 2017, 11:04 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

The Irish firm claims its flagship product is four times more efficient than conventional sewage systems.

# funding - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

KBC is making a play for the 'micro' business lending market
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

KBC is making a play for the 'micro' business lending market

Jun 21st 2017, 11:01 AM 442 Views 0 Comments

The Belgian group said it will offer ‘an appealing proposition’ for small Irish firms later this year.

# funding - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

A Saudi oil giant's investment arm has taken a stake in Athlone startup OxyMem
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

A Saudi oil giant's investment arm has taken a stake in Athlone startup OxyMem

Jun 20th 2017, 1:53 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

The Irish firm claims its flagship product is four times more efficient than conventional sewage systems.

# funding - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Valitacell has secured €2m in funding to make cheaper high-tech drugs
# Health
From Business ETC
# Health

Valitacell has secured €2m in funding to make cheaper high-tech drugs

Jun 15th 2017, 2:22 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

The Blackrock startup hopes to speed up the making of ‘biologics’ that treat diseases like cancer.

# funding - Monday 12 June, 2017

'Startups need to have an appetite for risk - failure is just another part of the process'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

'Startups need to have an appetite for risk - failure is just another part of the process'

Jun 12th 2017, 12:09 PM 29 Views 0 Comments

Here’s some advice for young Irish firms looking to attract investors.

# funding - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe
# Cashed Up
# Cashed Up

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe

Jun 8th 2017, 3:36 PM 345 Views 0 Comments

It is one of the largest-ever sums put into a young firm here.

After a year of 'awful pitches', a Pat Phelan-backed fund for Irish startups has shut
# Funding
# Funding

After a year of 'awful pitches', a Pat Phelan-backed fund for Irish startups has shut

Jun 8th 2017, 3:34 PM 616 Views 0 Comments

Nohovation was launched last May by Trutsev founder Phelan and Illann Power.

'There was a period after we sold to Google when I thought I'd never do that again'
# Pointy
# Pointy

'There was a period after we sold to Google when I thought I'd never do that again'

Jun 8th 2017, 3:25 PM 650 Views 0 Comments

After selling his first startup, Plink, this tech entrepreneur is back with a retail game-changer.

# funding - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat
# Gloves Are Off
From The42
# Gloves Are Off

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

Jun 7th 2017, 12:48 PM 2,391 Views 5 Comments

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Dublin money-sharing startup Plynk has raised €25m to roll out across Europe

Jun 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 1,788 Views 0 Comments

It is one of the largest-ever sums put into a young firm here.

# funding - Monday 5 June, 2017

After a year of 'awful pitches', a Pat Phelan-backed fund for Irish startups has shut
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

After a year of 'awful pitches', a Pat Phelan-backed fund for Irish startups has shut

Jun 5th 2017, 11:11 AM 2,515 Views 0 Comments

Nohovation was launched last May by Trutsev founder Phelan and Illann Power.

# funding - Friday 2 June, 2017

'There was a period after we sold to Google when I thought I'd never do that again'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'There was a period after we sold to Google when I thought I'd never do that again'

Jun 2nd 2017, 3:58 PM 807 Views 0 Comments

After selling his first startup, Plink, this tech entrepreneur is back with a retail game-changer.