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This Irish bike-sharing startup is launching in London – but its Dublin plans are on ice
# Urbo
# Urbo

This Irish bike-sharing startup is launching in London – but its Dublin plans are on ice

Sep 7th 2017, 3:31 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

Delayed bye-laws have held up Urbo’s roll out here.

Tech's next big thing won't work for one-quarter of all people - an Irish startup wants to fix that
# Startups
# Startups

Tech's next big thing won't work for one-quarter of all people - an Irish startup wants to fix that

Sep 7th 2017, 3:29 PM 244 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile SoapBox Labs.

'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'
# Jules Coleman
# Jules Coleman

'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'

Sep 7th 2017, 3:28 PM 551 Views 1 Comment

Hassle’s Jules Coleman talks about over-hyped startup trends and her favourite interview question.

'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'
# Workjuggle
# Workjuggle

'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'

Sep 7th 2017, 3:27 PM 584 Views 0 Comments

After leaving corporate life, Ciara Garvan launched a startup to offer workers more flexible hours.

This entrepreneur left the global drinks industry - to build a global whiskey brand in Clare
# Chapel Gate Whiskey
# Chapel Gate Whiskey

This entrepreneur left the global drinks industry - to build a global whiskey brand in Clare

Sep 7th 2017, 3:16 PM 711 Views 0 Comments

Louise McGuane wants to turn Chapel Gate Whiskey into a major player on the world stage.

How these two marketeers got their protein bars in every corner of Ireland
# Fulfil
# Fulfil

How these two marketeers got their protein bars in every corner of Ireland

Sep 7th 2017, 3:09 PM 20,080 Views 21 Comments

Fulfil Nutrition is on track to sell 30 million bars in 2017 a year after launching.

There's a new €20 million investment fund for Irish ag-tech startups to dip into
# Agribusiness
From Business ETC
# Agribusiness

There's a new €20 million investment fund for Irish ag-tech startups to dip into

Sep 6th 2017, 11:24 AM 848 Views 0 Comments

The state-backed ISIF is putting up the cash for the fund.

This Irish bike-sharing startup is launching in London – but its Dublin plans are on ice
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

This Irish bike-sharing startup is launching in London – but its Dublin plans are on ice

Sep 5th 2017, 6:19 PM 834 Views 0 Comments

Delayed bye-laws have held up Urbo’s roll out here.

'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'When I left the company I founded, the first thing I did was get a dog'

Sep 5th 2017, 6:03 PM 1,277 Views 0 Comments

Hassle’s Jules Coleman talks about over-hyped startup trends and her favourite interview question.

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers
# Transport
# Transport

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers

Sep 3rd 2017, 9:30 AM 27,905 Views 7 Comments

As part of Fora’s weekly Startup Spotlight, our sister site profiles Mobacar.

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro
# Health
# Health

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro

Sep 3rd 2017, 6:00 AM 9,502 Views 2 Comments

The young firm has raised more than $17 million to date.

How these two marketeers got their protein bars in every corner of Ireland
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

How these two marketeers got their protein bars in every corner of Ireland

Sep 3rd 2017, 1:01 AM 9,530 Views 0 Comments

Fulfil Nutrition is on track to sell 30 million bars in 2017 a year after launching.

This entrepreneur left the global drinks industry - to build a global whiskey brand in Clare
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

This entrepreneur left the global drinks industry - to build a global whiskey brand in Clare

Sep 2nd 2017, 6:00 PM 2,292 Views 0 Comments

Louise McGuane wants to turn Chapel Gate Whiskey into a major player on the world stage.

Tech's next big thing won't work for one-quarter of all people - an Irish startup wants to fix that
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

Tech's next big thing won't work for one-quarter of all people - an Irish startup wants to fix that

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:00 PM 649 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile SoapBox Labs.

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'
# Insights
# Insights

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'

Sep 2nd 2017, 11:45 AM 27,444 Views 18 Comments

A bad leg break spurred this former marketeer to set up his own burger business.

'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I lost hours of my life commuting on the M50 every day – but it gave me my business idea'

Sep 1st 2017, 6:34 PM 340 Views 0 Comments

After leaving corporate life, Ciara Garvan launched a startup to offer workers more flexible hours.

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro
# Cash Pile
# Cash Pile

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro

Aug 31st 2017, 3:58 PM 714 Views 0 Comments

The young firm has raised more than $17 million to date.

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers
# Mobacar
# Mobacar

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers

Aug 31st 2017, 3:57 PM 1,347 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile Mobacar.

'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'
# Female Founders
# Female Founders

'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'

Aug 31st 2017, 3:55 PM 419 Views 0 Comments

From quotas to paternity leave, top female founders share their thoughts on the gender divide.

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'
# Handsome Burger
# Handsome Burger

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'

Aug 31st 2017, 3:46 PM 1,126 Views 1 Comment

A bad leg break spurred this former marketeer to set up his own burger business.

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro
# Health
From Business ETC
# Health

The founder of Google's investment arm is putting money into Limerick startup Teckro

Aug 31st 2017, 9:53 AM 655 Views 0 Comments

The young firm has raised more than $17 million to date.

'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'Let's be frank - often it's been the best man for the job, even if women were more qualified'

Aug 27th 2017, 4:01 PM 881 Views 0 Comments

From quotas to paternity leave, top female founders share their thoughts on the gender divide.

Meet the Dublin startup that delivers meal kits to hungry Google staff
# Dropchef
# Dropchef

Meet the Dublin startup that delivers meal kits to hungry Google staff

Aug 27th 2017, 8:15 AM 24,748 Views 18 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile DropChef.

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers

Aug 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,589 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile Mobacar.

These are the incentives available for anyone starting a new business in Ireland
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

These are the incentives available for anyone starting a new business in Ireland

Aug 26th 2017, 1:15 PM 730 Views 0 Comments

And hopefully there will be more to come for entrepreneurs in this year’s Budget.

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'For one of our first events they told us to bring food for 250 people – we sold one burger'

Aug 25th 2017, 2:25 PM 635 Views 0 Comments

A bad leg break spurred this former marketeer to set up his own burger business.

'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'
# Foodcloud
# Foodcloud

'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'

Aug 24th 2017, 2:05 PM 1,340 Views 0 Comments

Iseult Ward chats about FoodCloud’s rocky launch and why she would like to hire Richard Branson.

'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'
# Gra For Fitness
# Gra For Fitness

'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'

Aug 24th 2017, 2:04 PM 989 Views 0 Comments

After 15 years in advertising, Grainne O’Driscoll decided to ditch her desk job for pilates classes.

This Irish startup is testing under-skin medical record chips - on its own staff
# Medimee
# Medimee

This Irish startup is testing under-skin medical record chips - on its own staff

Aug 24th 2017, 1:59 PM 894 Views 0 Comments

The company behind MediMee launched its maiden product earlier this year.

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation
# Aztec Exchange
# Aztec Exchange

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation

Aug 24th 2017, 1:53 PM 854 Views 0 Comments

Aztec Exchange raised $3.5 million in funding and planned to create 100 jobs in Dublin.

Meet the Dublin startup that delivers meal kits to hungry Google staff
# Dropchef
# Dropchef

Meet the Dublin startup that delivers meal kits to hungry Google staff

Aug 24th 2017, 1:52 PM 1,605 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile DropChef.

'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:50 PM 2,259 Views 0 Comments

Iseult Ward chats about FoodCloud’s rocky launch and why she would like to hire Richard Branson.

Web Summit founder says homelessness is being exploited as a 'great business opportunity'
# Crash Pad
# Crash Pad

Web Summit founder says homelessness is being exploited as a 'great business opportunity'

Aug 22nd 2017, 3:30 PM 17,328 Views 34 Comments

Web Summit has been housing workers in a ‘crash pad’ because of Dublin’s rent crisis.

Paddy Cosgrave says homelessness is being exploited as a 'great business opportunity'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

Paddy Cosgrave says homelessness is being exploited as a 'great business opportunity'

Aug 22nd 2017, 12:46 PM 1,651 Views 0 Comments

Web Summit has been housing workers in a ‘crash pad’ because of Dublin’s rent crisis.

This Irish startup is testing under-skin medical record chips - on its own staff
# Health
From Business ETC
# Health

This Irish startup is testing under-skin medical record chips - on its own staff

Aug 21st 2017, 1:01 AM 1,018 Views 0 Comments

The company behind MediMee launched its maiden product earlier this year.

Meet the Dublin startup that delivers meal kits to hungry Google staff
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Meet the Dublin startup that delivers meal kits to hungry Google staff

Aug 19th 2017, 4:00 PM 5,385 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile DropChef.

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

An Ireland-based firm on Forbes' fintech watch list is headed for liquidation

Aug 18th 2017, 6:26 PM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

Aztec Exchange raised $3.5 million in funding and planned to create 100 jobs in Dublin.

'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I was 41 and I couldn't see myself doing an ad agency job into my 50s'

Aug 18th 2017, 5:55 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

After 15 years in advertising, Grainne O’Driscoll decided to ditch her desk job for pilates classes.

'In the 80s, everyone wanted to be in a band. Now they all want to be in a startup'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'In the 80s, everyone wanted to be in a band. Now they all want to be in a startup'

Aug 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 65 Views 0 Comments

This angel investor delivers a masterclass in networking at industry gatherings.

'There are plenty of gold-plated companies that go nowhere - we don't want to be one of them'
# Kinesis Health
# Kinesis Health

'There are plenty of gold-plated companies that go nowhere - we don't want to be one of them'

Aug 17th 2017, 2:47 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Kinesis Health Technologies.