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#Startups and tech

# startups-and-tech - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From Business ETC The return of the tech IPO? Euronext is hoping for an upturn in public floats with Ireland in its sights  Feature

The return of the tech IPO? Euronext is hoping for an upturn in public floats with Ireland in its sights 

Fora was on board as a group of Irish tech companies headed to Rotterdam to explore market options.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 27 September, 2019

From Business ETC Finance officials are 'cautious' of Facebook's Libra but aren't closing the door yet Future Of Finance

Finance officials are 'cautious' of Facebook's Libra but aren't closing the door yet

Michael D’Arcy said the department is not opposed to the project unlike other EU states.

From Business ETC Cloud monitoring company Metricfire has been snapped up by a private equity firm Startups And Tech

Cloud monitoring company Metricfire has been snapped up by a private equity firm

The Dublin company was founded in 2012 and specialises in cloud monitoring software

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency

The project’s Calibra team is staffing up in Dublin in the face of scrutiny from EU lawmakers.

Talent, capital and innovation: A new startup group is advocating for major policy change

Scale Ireland is lobbying for changes to tax structures and access to early-stage funding for startups.

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene

Returning home after working with Peter Thiel’s Palantir, Eoin Hayes wants to help Irish startups grow.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

From Business ETC Data firm Fivetran will double its Dublin staff after nabbing $44m in funding Deeptech

Data firm Fivetran will double its Dublin staff after nabbing $44m in funding

The Californian company describes itself as the pipes for transporting the ‘new oil’ of data.

From Business ETC Talent, capital and innovation: A new startup group is advocating for major policy change Startups And Tech

Talent, capital and innovation: A new startup group is advocating for major policy change

Scale Ireland is lobbying for changes to tax structures and access to early-stage funding for startups.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From Business ETC Indian tech services giant Tata is eyeing up its entry into Irish government services Startups And Tech

Indian tech services giant Tata is eyeing up its entry into Irish government services

The company has been active here for nearly 20 years but wants to expand its presence.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 20 September, 2019

From Business ETC Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene Interview

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene

Returning home after working with Peter Thiel’s Palantir, Eoin Hayes wants to help Irish startups grow.

Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

Dating app Tinder is building out a safety and moderating team in Dublin

The unit is based at Match Group’s European base in the Irish capital.

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

The company is keen to launch scooter-sharing in Ireland but has no plans for bikes.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 19 September, 2019

From Business ETC Galway medtech startup Bluedrop has secured €3.7 million in funding Startups And Tech

Galway medtech startup Bluedrop has secured €3.7 million in funding

The company is developing a device that could prevent amputations resulting from diabetic foot ulcers.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

From Business ETC Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency Future Of Finance

Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency

The project’s Calibra team is staffing up in Dublin in the face of scrutiny from EU lawmakers.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

From Business ETC Fleet is partnering with Toyota as it expands its car hire service Startups And Tech

Fleet is partnering with Toyota as it expands its car hire service

The car-sharing app is looking to expand further through partnerships and has its eyes on the UK.

From Business ETC Dating app Tinder is building out a safety and moderating team in Dublin 21st Century Workplace

Dating app Tinder is building out a safety and moderating team in Dublin

The unit is based at Match Group’s European base in the Irish capital.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 16 September, 2019

From Business ETC Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying Startup Scout

Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 13 September, 2019

Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules

Critics say bottlenecks in compliance checks could lead to a shortfall in medical devices.

Food firm Strong Roots has raised over $18m to become a 'household brand' in the US and UK

The company recently rolled out its frozen vegetable products in 3,000 US stores.

From Business ETC E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

The company is keen to launch scooter-sharing in Ireland but has no plans for bikes.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Stripe's ambitious bid for fintech dominance beyond payments Future Of Finance

Your crash course in... Stripe's ambitious bid for fintech dominance beyond payments

The Collison brothers have launched credit cards and loans to expand the company’s remit.

From Business ETC Medtech startup CroíValve has raised €4m to kickstart its first human trials Health 2.0

Medtech startup CroíValve has raised €4m to kickstart its first human trials

The company has developed a device that can treat heart conditions without major surgery.

From Business ETC The latest VC funding figures give mixed signals with numbers down but seed deals on the rise Future Of Finance

The latest VC funding figures give mixed signals with numbers down but seed deals on the rise

An Irish Venture Capital Association report shows a growth in early-stage deals in the face of a wider drop.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From Business ETC A group advocating share options says fintech firms are frozen out of the State's flagship scheme Future Of Finance

A group advocating share options says fintech firms are frozen out of the State's flagship scheme

The Keep scheme excludes ‘financial activities’ and potentially cuts out some startups.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From Business ETC Food firm Strong Roots has raised over $18m to become a 'household brand' in the US and UK Startups And Tech

Food firm Strong Roots has raised over $18m to become a 'household brand' in the US and UK

The company recently rolled out its frozen vegetable products in 3,000 US stores.

# startups-and-tech - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible

With the new college year dawning, companies will be watching closely for the skills coming on track.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 6 September, 2019

From Business ETC Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules Health 2.0

Medtech reps warn the industry is facing a 'cliff edge' with incoming EU rules

Critics say bottlenecks in compliance checks could lead to a shortfall in medical devices.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Applaud wants to make gig bookings for musicians flow much easier

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible

With the new college year dawning, companies will be watching closely for the skills coming on track.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

From Business ETC Fintech giant Remitly has secured Irish approval to keep its services running post-Brexit Future Of Finance

Fintech giant Remitly has secured Irish approval to keep its services running post-Brexit

The company has been granted a payments licence and will be recruiting staff in Dublin.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 2 September, 2019

From Business ETC Applaud wants to make gig bookings for musicians flow much easier Startup Scout

Applaud wants to make gig bookings for musicians flow much easier

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

# startups-and-tech - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From Business ETC Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible Startups And Tech

Winning the war for talent: how firms get the jump on hiring students as early as possible

With the new college year dawning, companies will be watching closely for the skills coming on track.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 29 August, 2019

WhatsApp is growing its Irish team that engages with law enforcement

Analysts are responsible for checking requests made by authorities like An Garda Síochána.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From Business ETC A licence to scoot: what the future could hold for e-scooters in Ireland

A licence to scoot: what the future could hold for e-scooters in Ireland

The Road Safety Authority recommends licences for operating vehicles and wearing helmets.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 22 August, 2019

From Business ETC WhatsApp is growing its Irish team that engages with law enforcement Startups And Tech

WhatsApp is growing its Irish team that engages with law enforcement

Analysts are responsible for checking requests made by authorities like An Garda Síochána.

How Votechnik is helping recyclers dispose of LCD products faster and safer

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.

With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy

Michael Healy is also calling for a change to self-employment laws that affect the company’s riders.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 19 August, 2019

From Business ETC With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy Startups And Tech

With swelling competition, Deliveroo's new Irish boss is laying out an ambitious expansion strategy

Michael Healy is also calling for a change to self-employment laws that affect the company’s riders.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dublin startup BidRecruit is taking the 'pain points' out of recruitment

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the latest promising companies emerging in Ireland.