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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Start Ups

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Open thread: Tell us about the most amazing young person you know
It’s time to encourage the next generation.
Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy
As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.
Ready, Set... Five start-ups A DAY are being created in Ireland
It’s been the best January and February for start-ups since 2007.
The level of female start ups in Ireland has increased 600% since 2011
With 1,500 jobs on the way Richard Bruton has hailed Ireland’s entrepreneurs as ‘heroes’.
2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could 'beat all predictions'
There’s already a 22.5% increase in the number of new companies this year.
Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit
Dublin’s Web Summit being held in the RDS opened to huge crowds today.
Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert
We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.
What do you do when your business has "ISIS" in its name?
“I had the name first.”
This Galway husband and wife team found a new purpose for drones - saving lives
Disaster Tech Lab uses drone mounted sensors to search for survivors using WiFi signals.
Show me the money: the reality of investment in Irish tech
Investment in indigenous tech companies has rallied during the recession – but what’s driving it?
The Big Idea: how can a cash register save money for a business?
Two Meath brothers think they’ve got the next generation of cash registers cracked.
This Irish start-up landed €15 million from a secret millionaire (after meeting in a pub)
Irish TV will launch next week, targeting the world-wide Irish diaspora.
This two-person West Cork food start-up has cleaned up at the 'Food Oscars'
Infused salt? We’ll give it a lash…
Open for business: new company start-ups beat pre-recession levels
There were 49 companies founded every day last month.
Record year for NDRC as start-ups pull down €40 million
The market capitalisation of companies linked to the start-up hotbed also trebled to €120 million.
Enterprise Ireland investment losses more than quadruple to €16.8 million
It may have been a record year for the agency, but many investments seem not to have gone to plan.
Supervalu partners with food startups in plan to create 300 jobs
The initiative will see the companies have their produce sold in Supervalu stores.
We're the best: Ireland is the most entrepreneurial country in Europe
And we place 7th out of 28 countries surveyed around the world, too.
There isn't enough office space in Dublin to fit all the new start-ups
It is also providing another boost to the construction sector.
Here's how many companies were started every day last month
There’s been a near-doubling of construction sector start-ups, too.
Seventh heaven: Irish angel investors turn 700 per cent profit
Many Irish investments are outperforming the industry norms, according to one Angel network.
'Google Earth for the human body': start-up from NUIG wins European prize
The Galway healthcare company saw off 100 other competitors from around Europe.
Good news for aviation and manufacturing start-ups
The government is offering half a million euro in funding.
Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs
Over one-in-two entrepreneurs surveyed believe the lack of finance options for start-ups was stifling the growth of new businesses.
Property company lands innovation gong
Propertygate enables collaboration among financiers, property managers and other stakeholders
Hospitality sector at risk of collapse while economy continues to improve
Figures from Vision-net also show an 18 per cent fall from last year in the number of businesses becoming insolvent.
Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism
With employment figures finally on the up and job announcements by the likes of Microsoft making the headlines, it is time to start cheerleading our thriving start-up sector, writes Paul Allen.
Everything you need to know about the biggest piece of legislation in the State's history
The Companies Bill 2013 is nearly 1,200 pages and proposes to overhaul the way company law operates in Ireland. But in what way? takes a look…
Fascinating Web Summit start-ups you need to hear about
Need an app that makes children help out around the house? Or one that allows you browse the internet on your phone without a data connection?
WATCH: Life-enhancing cubes, Facebook for pets, and more Web Summit start-ups
We spoke to start-ups at the international conference to see what they had on offer.
Tech leaders gather for start of Dublin Web Summit
A total of 10,000 people will be in attendance with venture capitalists looking to invest.
Two-year income tax exemption for unemployed who set up business
The ‘Start Your Own Business Scheme’ will provide a two-year exception on income tax for self-employed people who have been unemployed for 15 months or more.
Substantial decrease in failing businesses during third quarter
Start-ups were also on the increase with an average of 108 new companies registered every day during the quarter.
40 per cent decrease in number of businesses failing last month
New figures also showed that there was an average of 106 new businesses and companies established per day in August.
The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success*
Meet the Soundwave guys whose photo travelogue shows how sometimes you have to take the road less travelled – literally – to get stuff done. *(fingers crossed)
How do you stop your water bottle leaking onto your iPad?
Hundreds of secondary school students are creating businesses for national entrepreneurship final. This little invention is just one of the entries.
Column: 3 steps to successfully starting your own business
It might seem risky to set up your first business in a recession – but it’s the height of madness to let you ideas and potential go to waste, writes Martin Critten.
Over 13,000 new companies set up in 2012
It was a bad year for businesses set up in 2008 though as one third of them failed.
New legislation to reduce red tape and cut costs for start-ups
The Companies Bill, published today by Minister Richard Bruton, is the largest substantive piece of legislation in the history of the State.
3D printing: this is what happens next
One US start-up finds that the potential to make any design come to life as a physical object is huge.