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#Startups and tech

# 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.

Meet the man spearheading tech at the Digital Hub as its new technologist in residence

Rodhán Hickey has just taken the reins as a ‘sort of’ chief technology officer for the Dublin innovation hub.

Ireland's electric vehicle future is facing a chicken-and-egg problem

Registrations of EVs have increased the last six months but charge points are playing catch up.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From Business ETC Marine robot company Xocean has North America in its sights Startups And Tech

Marine robot company Xocean has North America in its sights

The fast-growing outfit is expanding stateside as it plots its international expansion.

From Business ETC Ireland's tech scene is increasingly reliant on foreign jobseekers for talent Startups And Tech

Ireland's tech scene is increasingly reliant on foreign jobseekers for talent

New data shows a challenge for tech in Ireland as talent is in demand.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From Business ETC VR gaming arena Zero Latency is gearing up for expansion with the launch of its latest game Startups And Tech

VR gaming arena Zero Latency is gearing up for expansion with the launch of its latest game

After raising €1 million last year and opening in Dublin in March, the company is now planning a UK launch.

From Business ETC Robotic surgeons and farm drones - Vodafone launches Ireland's first 5G network Startups And Tech

Robotic surgeons and farm drones - Vodafone launches Ireland's first 5G network

The company is first out of the blocks in Ireland with the next generation of mobile connectivity.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Tines is building the automated channel for detecting and neutralising cyber threats

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the cybersecurity company.

Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery

The long-time rivals are joining forces as competition from Deliveroo and Uber Eats is unrelenting.

Revolut is bulking up its Irish base as it seeks approval from the Central Bank

The company is the latest fintech giant to expand in Dublin.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

From Business ETC Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery Startups And Tech

Your crash course in... Just Eat and Takeaway.com's £9bn merger and the future of food delivery

The long-time rivals are joining forces as competition from Deliveroo and Uber Eats is unrelenting.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 5 August, 2019

From Business ETC Ireland is lagging behind its European neighbours in devising an AI strategy Startups And Tech

Ireland is lagging behind its European neighbours in devising an AI strategy

The EU attempted to align national plans this summer – but not everyone’s on track.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 1 August, 2019

How Dublin startup Geowox is taking the grunt work out of property valuations

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the prop-tech company.

Meet the DJ and the trumpet player who brought vinyl pressing back to north Dublin

Donagh Molloy and Hugh Scully revived the dying craft in Ireland as spinning the black circle is back in vogue.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From Business ETC How do people make money playing Fortnite? Startups And Tech

How do people make money playing Fortnite?

Live streaming, V-bucks and e-sports are all part of the online gaming world vocabulary.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 29 July, 2019

From Business ETC Ed-tech outfit Prodigy Learning is going to teach American children coding through Minecraft Startups And Tech

Ed-tech outfit Prodigy Learning is going to teach American children coding through Minecraft

The company has signed a distribution deal with US firm Certiport.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 25 July, 2019

SuperAwesome is launching a new safe streaming platform built specifically for kids

The fast-growing kidtech company was founded by Irish entrepreneur Dylan Collins.

Free Now's Irish boss says the taxi app's new name might seem 'a bit strange' - but give it time

Meet Alan Fox, the man responsible for ensuring Mytaxi’s new moniker feeds into a wider strategy.

# startups-and-tech - Sunday 21 July, 2019

France is introducing a new digital tax on tech companies - so what impact will that have in Ireland?

Some of the world’s biggest tech giants, including Google and Facebook, have headquarters here.

A gaming studio fronted by EA and Riot Games veterans has opened in Dublin

Vela Games, the new face in Ireland’s games landscape, has raised €3.4 million.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 19 July, 2019

From Business ETC Medtech startup OncoMark has secured more than €4m in funding from investors Startups And Tech

Medtech startup OncoMark has secured more than €4m in funding from investors

The company’s prognostic test is used with breast cancer patients.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From Business ETC SuperAwesome is launching a new safe streaming platform built specifically for kids Startups And Tech

SuperAwesome is launching a new safe streaming platform built specifically for kids

The fast-growing kidtech company was founded by Irish entrepreneur Dylan Collins.

Planning is rife with conflict, so this startup built a 'virtual town hall' to settle disputes

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile PLACEengage.

A gaming studio fronted by EA and Riot Games vets is out of stealth mode in Dublin

Vela Games, the new face in Ireland’s games landscape, has raised €3.4 million.

Your crash course in... France's digital services tax and the impact on Ireland

The Macron government’s 3% levy has also drawn scorn from the Trump administration.

From Business ETC Your crash course in... France's digital services tax and the impact on Ireland Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... France's digital services tax and the impact on Ireland

The Macron government’s 3% levy has also drawn scorn from the Trump administration.

From Business ETC Tixserve has scored a contract to deliver mobile tickets for matches and gigs at Twickenham Startups And Tech

Tixserve has scored a contract to deliver mobile tickets for matches and gigs at Twickenham

The startup says that its white-label platform can help prevent exorbitant ticket resales.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 12 July, 2019

From Business ETC A gaming studio fronted by EA and Riot Games vets is out of stealth mode in Dublin Startups And Tech

A gaming studio fronted by EA and Riot Games vets is out of stealth mode in Dublin

Vela Games, the new face in Ireland’s games landscape, has raised €3.4 million.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Meet the man making sure that 'real heart' stays at the centre of Dogpatch Labs

Patrick Walsh is eyeing the healthy growth of Dublin’s startup scene as he plots Dogpatch’s expansion.

Rental platform Spotahome is opening a Dublin office amid the city's housing crisis

The online room booking site is putting boots on the ground to be closer to customers.

As the new college year beckons, student lender Future Finance has secured €23m in fresh funding

The Dublin-based fintech company has also been expanding its remit into graduate loans.

Bleeperbike is gearing up to launch e-bikes in Dublin after raising €750k

The bike-share startup plans to roll out 200 e-bikes in the coming months and is tinkering with e-scooters.

From Business ETC Rental platform Spotahome is opening a Dublin office amid the city's housing crisis Startups And Tech

Rental platform Spotahome is opening a Dublin office amid the city's housing crisis

The online room booking site is putting boots on the ground to be closer to customers.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From Business ETC With a near-€2m top-up in the back pocket, Supply Finance is hungry for more deals in Europe Startups And Tech

With a near-€2m top-up in the back pocket, Supply Finance is hungry for more deals in Europe

The Dublin-based fintech company is preparing its next deal to close later this year.

From Business ETC Bleeperbike is gearing up to launch e-bikes in Dublin after raising €750k Startups And Tech

Bleeperbike is gearing up to launch e-bikes in Dublin after raising €750k

The bike-share startup plans to roll out 200 e-bikes in the coming months and is tinkering with e-scooters.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From Business ETC As the new college year beckons, student lender Future Finance has secured €23m in fresh funding Startups And Tech

As the new college year beckons, student lender Future Finance has secured €23m in fresh funding

The Dublin-based fintech company has also been expanding its remit into graduate loans.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 8 July, 2019

From Business ETC Cancer care app ONCOassist has landed a year-long trial with a pharma giant in Lebanon Startups And Tech

Cancer care app ONCOassist has landed a year-long trial with a pharma giant in Lebanon

The Kerry-based outfit hopes the deal will serve as a springboard to move further into the Middle East.

From Business ETC How Aqualicense wants to help marine firms navigate paperwork tsunamis Startups And Tech

How Aqualicense wants to help marine firms navigate paperwork tsunamis

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the Wicklow company.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 5 July, 2019

From Business ETC Crypto exchange Bitsane has launched an internal investigation after its services went dark Startups And Tech

Crypto exchange Bitsane has launched an internal investigation after its services went dark

The Irish-registered business went offline in mid-June with users being unable to access their funds.

From Business ETC AventaMed will collaborate with medtech heavyweights as it preps for its US launch Startups And Tech

AventaMed will collaborate with medtech heavyweights as it preps for its US launch

The Cork medical device startup has joined a consortium alongside Medtronic and the FDA.