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# Startups and tech
Keywords Studios has temporarily furloughed some of its Dublin staff
Most of those affected are involved in game testing, which is done in secure facilities to prevent leaks.
# Startups and tech
Taxi app Lynk is gearing its new delivery service up for growing demand during Covid-19
Meanwhile the company’s usual taxi booking app has seen a drop of some 60% in activity.
# Startups and tech
Amid the Covid-19 crisis, HR tech startup Personio is moving ahead with its Dublin office
The physical office will open once ‘it is deemed safe and reasonable to do so’.
# Interview
In a time of crisis, FoodCloud's Iseult Ward is still getting food to those most in need
The social enterprise has been forced to adapt in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
# Startups and tech
'To get this information is crucial at this time of crisis'
Why Taoglas has repurposed its tech to help detect crowd surges during the spread of coronavirus.
# Health 2.0
NuaHealth is expanding its video doctor consultation platform to combat Covid-19’s spread
The software allows clinicians to connect directly with patients remotely.
# 21st Century workplace
Deliveroo is dropping sign-up fees as restaurants turn to delivery in the pandemic
Rivals Uber Eats and Just Eat have also introduced measures to get more food businesses on board.
# Startups and tech
Arvoia has rebuilt its mobility app to get food and supplies to people in rural areas
The travel tech firm repurposed the service for deliveries to remote locations during the pandemic.
# Future of finance
Why Covid-19 will force VCs to ‘reassess the fundamentals’ in the flow of investor cash
The economic shocks will also raise questions around who funds the funders.
# Future of finance
Why Covid-19 will force VCs to ‘reassess the fundamentals’ in the flow of investor cash
The economic shocks will also raise questions around who funds the funders.
# Startups and tech
Arvoia has rebuilt its mobility app to get food and supplies to people in rural areas
The travel tech firm repurposed the service for deliveries to remote locations during the pandemic.
# 21st Century workplace
Deliveroo is dropping sign-up fees as restaurants turn to delivery in the pandemic
Rivals Uber Eats and Just Eat have also introduced measures to get more food businesses on board.
# Health 2.0
NuaHealth is expanding its video doctor consultation platform to combat Covid-19’s spread
The software allows clinicians to connect directly with patients remotely.
# Startups and tech
How Irish business owners in Vietnam are dealing with Covid-19's economic impact
The global spread of coronavirus is hitting Ireland’s diaspora.
# Startups and tech
'To get this information is crucial at this time of crisis'
Why Taoglas has repurposed its tech to help detect crowd surges during the spread of coronavirus.
# Startups and tech
As the pandemic hits food businesses, Delivery Tab is urging more to get on board with delivery
The company is managing an increase in demand as restaurants look at options to keep going.
# Startups and tech
'There is more demand': Ken Coyne is helping keep offices ticking over remotely
One of the Irish brothers behind Poland-based OpsTalent on managing the impact of Covid-19.
# Startups and tech
Kooomo on how the coronavirus is highlighting e-commerce’s role
Chief executive Ciaran Bollard said that businesses are ‘never ready for this’ but must adapt.
# 21st Century workplace
Grocery delivery startup Buymie is managing a ‘huge increase’ in demand as people stay home
The company wants to help the government and retailers distribute groceries to vulnerable citizens.
# Startups and tech
'There is more demand': Ken Coyne is helping keep offices ticking over remotely
One of the Irish brothers behind Poland-based OpsTalent on managing the impact of Covid-19.
# 21st Century workplace
Grocery delivery startup Buymie is managing a ‘huge increase’ in demand as people stay home
The company wants to help the government and retailers distribute groceries to vulnerable citizens.
# Startups and tech
Kooomo on how the coronavirus is highlighting e-commerce’s role
Chief executive Ciaran Bollard said that businesses are ‘never ready for this’ but must adapt.
# Startups and tech
Edtech outfit Udemy is doubling its Irish office after raising $50m
Recently valued at $2bn, the online course marketplace is hiring across all divisions.
# Interview
Finding a voice: Meet the woman pioneering a more natural interaction between kids and tech
With SoapBox Labs, Patricia Scanlon is developing cutting edge voice tech to help kids learn and play.
# 21st Century workplace
Covid-19 and the gig economy: What are companies planning to support delivery riders?
Deliveroo and Uber Eats said they are prepping measures to support riders that are affected.
# Interview
Finding a voice: Meet the woman pioneering a more natural interaction between kids and tech
With SoapBox Labs, Patricia Scanlon is developing cutting edge voice tech to help kids learn and play.
# 21st Century workplace
Covid-19 and the gig economy: What are companies planning to support delivery riders?
Deliveroo and Uber Eats said they are prepping measures to support riders that are affected.
# Startups and tech
Edtech outfit Udemy is doubling its Irish office after raising $50m
Recently valued at $2bn, the online course marketplace is hiring across all divisions.
# 21st Century workplace
After opening a second office, HubSpot wants to expand remote working options
The coronavirus outbreak is also forcing companies to evaluate their work-from-home capabilities.
# Startups and tech
Dublin tech firm Singlepoint is being scooped up as Version 1's acquisition spree continues
The combined company is expected to have annual revenues of €140m this year.
# Startups and tech
Dublin tech firm Singlepoint is being scooped up as Version 1's acquisition spree continues
The combined company is expected to have annual revenues of €140m this year.
# Startups and tech
How Enterprise Ireland is evolving its approach to finding Irish startup winners
The state agency is putting more focus on ‘significant disruptive projects’ and women in business.
# Feature
'A testbed on steroids': Can hackathons help launch a business?
The events are becoming an increasingly popular way to meld businesses with innovators and fresh ideas.
# Startups and tech
After delays, Bleeperbike is refining its electric bikes for launch this summer
The company recently secured a further funding injection of €250k from Enterprise Ireland.
# Startups and tech
How Enterprise Ireland is evolving its approach to finding Irish startup winners
The state agency is putting more focus on ‘significant disruptive projects’ and women in business.
# Startup Scout
Beauty Buddy is bringing data analytics to the cosmetics shopping experience
In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the most promising companies emerging from Ireland.
# Feature
'A testbed on steroids': Can hackathons help launch a business?
The events are becoming an increasingly popular way to meld businesses with innovators and fresh ideas.
# Future of finance
Why Danish player Pleo is bringing its company credit card to the Irish market
After partnering with Mastercard and JPMorgan, the business is joining Ireland’s growing fintech ranks.
# 21st Century workplace
Work-it: 'It was between us and Facebook and they chose us'
How to stand out from the crowd and get your company noticed.
# Future of finance
Why Danish player Pleo is bringing its company credit card to the Irish market
After partnering with Mastercard and JPMorgan, the business is joining Ireland’s growing fintech ranks.