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

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

Jul 25th 2019, 10:14 AM 323 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 25th 2019, 10:05 AM 9,564 Views 38 Comments

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

Jul 21st 2019, 5:00 PM 17,423 Views 36 Comments

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

Jul 21st 2019, 3:00 PM 14,686 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 19th 2019, 3:00 PM 818 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 4:26 PM 692 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 18th 2019, 4:24 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 18th 2019, 4:21 PM 449 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 18th 2019, 4:18 PM 697 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 1:00 PM 900 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 1:00 AM 361 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 12th 2019, 2:01 PM 1,158 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 11th 2019, 11:12 AM 849 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 11th 2019, 10:52 AM 685 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 11th 2019, 10:50 AM 246 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 11th 2019, 10:48 AM 8,002 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Jul 11th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,773 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 10th 2019, 2:33 PM 691 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 10th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,997 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 9th 2019, 11:01 AM 1,172 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 8th 2019, 4:00 PM 1,699 Views 0 Comments

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

How Aqualicense wants to help marine firms navigate paperwork tsunamis
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How Aqualicense wants to help marine firms navigate paperwork tsunamis

Jul 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 508 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 5th 2019, 2:50 PM 2,949 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 5th 2019, 1:00 PM 1,085 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 4th 2019, 4:35 PM 1,007 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 4th 2019, 9:56 AM 414 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 4th 2019, 9:51 AM 314 Views 0 Comments

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

Jul 4th 2019, 9:50 AM 304 Views 0 Comments

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

Brexit blues hits small business as sentiment slumps
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Brexit blues hits small business as sentiment slumps

Jul 4th 2019, 1:00 AM 260 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Silicon Valley Bank to lend $300 million to Irish tech
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Silicon Valley Bank to lend $300 million to Irish tech

Jul 3rd 2019, 11:17 AM 501 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 1st 2019, 2:05 PM 681 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 28th 2019, 1:00 PM 1,391 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 27th 2019, 12:58 PM 826 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 27th 2019, 10:29 AM 227 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 27th 2019, 10:21 AM 351 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 27th 2019, 10:19 AM 273 Views 0 Comments

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

Jun 27th 2019, 10:10 AM 2,728 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 27th 2019, 1:00 AM 761 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2019, 1:00 AM 769 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 21st 2019, 1:00 AM 832 Views 0 Comments

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