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#Startups and tech

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 4 July, 2019

From Business ETC Bike issues and software problems: Why Urbo's bike-sharing scheme never came to pass Startups And Tech

Bike issues and software problems: Why Urbo's bike-sharing scheme never came to pass

The company didn’t follow through on its Irish launch and pulled services in the UK last year.

PepTalk is taking a data-driven approach to improving employee engagement

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

Meet the 'disease chaser' who quietly turned Aalto Bio into a key player in the diagnostics industry

Since taking the helm in 2014, Philip Noone has pushed Aalto Bio to tackle some of the world’s worst viruses.

How talent could be a 'critical constraining factor' for Ireland's fintech aspirations

Dublin may appear to be a safe bet for a post-Brexit hedge but firms still need access to skills.

From Business ETC Brexit blues hits small business as sentiment slumps Startups And Tech

Brexit blues hits small business as sentiment slumps

Business owners said they intend to recruit and increase wages where possible, despite falling optimism.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From Business ETC Silicon Valley Bank to lend $300 million to Irish tech Startups And Tech

Silicon Valley Bank to lend $300 million to Irish tech

The lender is being supported by the State’s Ireland Strategic Investment Fund

# startups-and-tech - Monday 1 July, 2019

From Business ETC Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland Startups And Tech

Supply isn't keeping up with the demand to fill cybersecurity jobs in Ireland

A jump in demand for suitable candidates has increased Ireland’s skills gap in the area.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 28 June, 2019

From Business ETC Meet the 'disease chaser' who quietly turned Aalto Bio into a key player in the diagnostics industry Startups And Tech

Meet the 'disease chaser' who quietly turned Aalto Bio into a key player in the diagnostics industry

Since taking the helm in 2014, Philip Noone has pushed Aalto Bio to tackle some of the world’s worst viruses.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From Business ETC Eight Irish tech companies have scored EU funding to propel their research Startups And Tech

Eight Irish tech companies have scored EU funding to propel their research

The funds help European startups working on in-depth technologies to grow.

Ed-tech company Learnsignal is launching courses on hot topics for the finance world

The Dublin-based outfit recently secured the backing of another private investor.

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'

The chief policy officer at privacy-focused web browser Brave recently testified before US senators.

Ear surgery, Oscar Wilde and 'smart pebbles': Inside Enterprise Ireland's 'Big Ideas'

The startup showcase, which took place earlier this month, is in its 11th year.

From Business ETC US marketing agency 3Q Digital has opened a Dublin office to get closer to the tech giants Media And Marketing

US marketing agency 3Q Digital has opened a Dublin office to get closer to the tech giants

The Irish base is the company’s first location in the European market.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From Business ETC Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service Startups And Tech

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

# startups-and-tech - Friday 21 June, 2019

From Business ETC Ed-tech company Learnsignal is launching courses on hot topics for the finance world Health And Education

Ed-tech company Learnsignal is launching courses on hot topics for the finance world

The Dublin-based outfit recently secured the backing of another private investor.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From Business ETC Sales software firm Pipedrive is opening a Dublin office as it grows in Europe Startups And Tech

Sales software firm Pipedrive is opening a Dublin office as it grows in Europe

‘Ireland is a good place for a foothold’ to expand, the company said.

From Business ETC LinkedIn will help people returning to the workforce as it starts another hiring spree Startups And Tech

LinkedIn will help people returning to the workforce as it starts another hiring spree

The company will reach 2,000 people next year and move into a second office building.

Flipdish is teaming up with drone outfit Manna to deliver grub in Dublin

The pair claim they will carry out their first deliveries by automated aircraft later this year.

Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland

The company provides ‘circular economy’ software solutions to businesses.

Meet the man behind Keywords Studios, Ireland's €1 billion gaming tech giant

Since taking the reins in 2009, Andrew Day has helped the company level up in the gaming industry.

From Business ETC Retail tech firm Coindrum has rejigged its model to chase small change in supermarkets Retail And Services

Retail tech firm Coindrum has rejigged its model to chase small change in supermarkets

The Dublin-based outfit was chosen to take part in a programme linked to an early Google backer.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From Business ETC Dublin payroll software company Softcom has been scooped up by US firm ADP Startups And Tech

Dublin payroll software company Softcom has been scooped up by US firm ADP

The 23-year-old company will be joining the ranks of the global giant.

From Business ETC Flipdish is teaming up with drone outfit Manna to deliver grub in Dublin Startups And Tech

Flipdish is teaming up with drone outfit Manna to deliver grub in Dublin

The pair claim they will carry out their first deliveries by automated aircraft later this year.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From Business ETC Most businesses say their future will be shaped by AI - but they aren't investing in it Startups And Tech

Most businesses say their future will be shaped by AI - but they aren't investing in it

One of the Big Four says Ireland is falling behind when it comes to prepping for the artificial intelligence era.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 17 June, 2019

From Business ETC How Table4One is creating business opportunities from 'otherwise wasted time' Startups And Tech

How Table4One is creating business opportunities from 'otherwise wasted time'

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

# startups-and-tech - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From Business ETC Sproose's crowdfunding effort didn't work out, but it's still gearing up to expand its services Startups And Tech

Sproose's crowdfunding effort didn't work out, but it's still gearing up to expand its services

The on-demand laundry startup has joined the NDRC accelerator and is raising funds again.

# startups-and-tech - Saturday 15 June, 2019

From Business ETC BHSL Hydro signed its 'first major deal' in the US for its water management technology Startups And Tech

BHSL Hydro signed its 'first major deal' in the US for its water management technology

The seven figure deal is part of the company’s plan to look to new markets in the States and Europe.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From Business ETC Ireland has warned EU officials that Europe isn't fully ready for new medical device rules Startups And Tech

Ireland has warned EU officials that Europe isn't fully ready for new medical device rules

There’s less than a year left until the wide-reaching regulations come into effect.

From Business ETC Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland Policy And Economy

Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland

The company provides ‘circular economy’ software solutions to businesses.

Mindfule wants to show people how food can fuel mental well-being

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

'I once picked potatoes for a summer - that taught me a lot in terms of what hard labour felt like'

Sprout Social’s Gerard Murnaghan talks about motivating staff and his dog Ruby.

Fexco claims new retail VAT scheme changes will 'eliminate the tax refund industry in Ireland'

The Kerry company has taken umbrage with the introduction of a threshold for refund claims.

DCU is launching bite-size online courses for skills-hungry professionals around the world

The university announced a strategic partnership with ed-tech outfit FutureLearn.

# startups-and-tech - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From Business ETC DCU is launching bite-size online courses for skills-hungry professionals around the world Health And Education

DCU is launching bite-size online courses for skills-hungry professionals around the world

The university will today announce a strategic partnership with ed-tech outfit FutureLearn.

# startups-and-tech - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From Business ETC 'I once picked potatoes for a summer - that taught me a lot in terms of what hard labour felt like' Insights And Opinion

'I once picked potatoes for a summer - that taught me a lot in terms of what hard labour felt like'

Sprout Social’s Gerard Murnaghan talks about motivating staff and his dog Ruby.

# startups-and-tech - Monday 10 June, 2019

From Business ETC Mindfule wants to show people how food can fuel mental wellbeing Startups And Tech

Mindfule wants to show people how food can fuel mental wellbeing

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

# startups-and-tech - Friday 7 June, 2019

From Business ETC Fexco claims new retail VAT scheme changes will 'eliminate the tax refund industry in Ireland' Financial Services

Fexco claims new retail VAT scheme changes will 'eliminate the tax refund industry in Ireland'

The Kerry company has taken umbrage with the introduction of a threshold for refund claims.

# startups-and-tech - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise spin-out DXC is cutting jobs in Ireland as part of a global shift

The company has opened a voluntary redundancy programme in its Irish and UK operations.

Bank of Ireland and AIB are using a new blockchain platform to verify their staff's credentials

The solution was built by Deloitte to track and manage educational and regulatory qualifications.