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#Start Ups

# start-ups - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Open thread: Tell us about the most amazing young person you know

It’s time to encourage the next generation.

# start-ups - Sunday 5 April, 2015

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.

# start-ups - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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.

# start-ups - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

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’.

# start-ups - Monday 2 February, 2015

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 - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit Good Crowd This post contains images

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.

# start-ups - Sunday 26 October, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Sunday 19 October, 2014

What do you do when your business has "ISIS" in its name?

“I had the name first.”

# start-ups - Monday 1 September, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

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?

# start-ups - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Thursday 14 August, 2014

This two-person West Cork food start-up has cleaned up at the 'Food Oscars'

Infused salt? We’ll give it a lash…

# start-ups - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Open for business: new company start-ups beat pre-recession levels

There were 49 companies founded every day last month.

# start-ups - Thursday 17 July, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Sunday 13 July, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Monday 30 June, 2014

Supervalu partners with food startups in plan to create 300 jobs

The initiative will see the companies have their produce sold in Supervalu stores.

# start-ups - Monday 23 June, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here's how many companies were started every day last month

There’s been a near-doubling of construction sector start-ups, too.

# start-ups - Monday 12 May, 2014

Seventh heaven: Irish angel investors turn 700 per cent profit

Many Irish investments are outperforming the industry norms, according to one Angel network.

# start-ups - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

'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.

# start-ups - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Good news for aviation and manufacturing start-ups

The government is offering half a million euro in funding.

# start-ups - Monday 10 March, 2014

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.

# start-ups - Friday 7 March, 2014

Property company lands innovation gong

Propertygate enables collaboration among financiers, property managers and other stakeholders

# start-ups - Friday 29 November, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Thursday 28 November, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Sunday 24 November, 2013

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…

# start-ups - Friday 1 November, 2013

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?

# start-ups - Thursday 31 October, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Saturday 28 September, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Thursday 29 August, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Sunday 7 April, 2013

The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success* Road Show This post contains videos

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)

# start-ups - Saturday 6 April, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Sunday 10 February, 2013

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.

# start-ups - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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.

# start-ups - Friday 21 December, 2012

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.

# start-ups - Sunday 4 November, 2012

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.

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