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# 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.

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.