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#Startups

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'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'
# Girlcrew
# Girlcrew

'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'

Aug 17th 2017, 2:42 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

Elva Carri talks about her life before GirlCrew and a particularly bad summer job.

'I thought I knew better than the next guy, but I still lost millions in property'
# Travelwin
# Travelwin

'I thought I knew better than the next guy, but I still lost millions in property'

Aug 17th 2017, 2:41 PM 728 Views 1 Comment

This seasoned entrepreneur talks about investment mistakes – and knowing when to move on.

'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I find risking other people's time and energy much harder than risking my own'

Aug 15th 2017, 5:20 PM 597 Views 0 Comments

Elva Carri talks about her life before GirlCrew and a particularly bad summer job.

'Horror stories' about Irish rents are turning foreign tech workers off in their droves
# Expensive
# Expensive

'Horror stories' about Irish rents are turning foreign tech workers off in their droves

Aug 13th 2017, 5:00 PM 57,865 Views 89 Comments

There has been a big increase in candidates turning down job offers, one recruiter says.

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

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

Aug 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 690 Views 0 Comments

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

'I thought I knew better than the next guy, but I still lost millions in property'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I thought I knew better than the next guy, but I still lost millions in property'

Aug 11th 2017, 2:55 PM 1,031 Views 0 Comments

This seasoned entrepreneur talks about investment mistakes – and knowing when to move on.

The deal-breakers that could cost you a place on Ireland's top startup programmes
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

The deal-breakers that could cost you a place on Ireland's top startup programmes

Aug 10th 2017, 4:54 PM 87 Views 0 Comments

This entrepreneur delivers a masterclass in applying for a business accelerator.

'Horror stories' about Irish rents are turning foreign tech workers off in their droves
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'Horror stories' about Irish rents are turning foreign tech workers off in their droves

Aug 10th 2017, 2:30 PM 922 Views 1 Comment

There has been a big increase in candidates turning down job offers, one recruiter says.

A Galway company has secured millions to market a bacteria-resistant device for sick cows
# Westway Health
# Westway Health

A Galway company has secured millions to market a bacteria-resistant device for sick cows

Aug 10th 2017, 2:29 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

Westway Health will use the money to commercialise a product that treats bovine mastitis.

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'
# Initiative Ireland
# Initiative Ireland

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'

Aug 10th 2017, 2:28 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Initiative Ireland.

'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius
# David Moloney
# David Moloney

'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius

Aug 10th 2017, 2:23 PM 860 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney talks about how the best advice he ever got led him to start the company.

'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'
# Ambr Eyewear
# Ambr Eyewear

'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'

Aug 10th 2017, 2:22 PM 2,562 Views 1 Comment

From digital marketing to selling hoverboards, Daniel Nugent’s next idea is making computer glasses cool.

'Horror stories' about Irish rents are turning foreign tech workers off in their droves
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

'Horror stories' about Irish rents are turning foreign tech workers off in their droves

Aug 10th 2017, 1:18 PM 9,181 Views 0 Comments

There has been a big increase in candidates turning down job offers, one recruiter says.

A Galway company has secured millions to market a bacteria-resistant device for sick cows
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

A Galway company has secured millions to market a bacteria-resistant device for sick cows

Aug 9th 2017, 3:38 PM 507 Views 0 Comments

Westway Health will use the money to commercialise a product that treats bovine mastitis.

'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'My worst job was gutting chickens': The founder of €300m Irish tech firm Movidius

Aug 8th 2017, 6:01 PM 1,710 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney talks about how the best advice he ever got led him to start the company.

'I want nurses to go back to conventional nursing - that's what drives me every day'
# Health
# Health

'I want nurses to go back to conventional nursing - that's what drives me every day'

Aug 8th 2017, 6:10 AM 15,301 Views 31 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile CliniShift.

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US
# Startups
# Startups

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US

Aug 7th 2017, 7:00 AM 23,380 Views 5 Comments

The giant conglomerate issued a cease-and-desist letter to OxyMem.

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

'Unlike the vulture funds, we're hoping to be here in 20 years'

Aug 6th 2017, 4:00 PM 925 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Initiative Ireland.

Launching a startup business? Here's how to get your taxes in order
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

Launching a startup business? Here's how to get your taxes in order

Aug 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 529 Views 0 Comments

This is the essential advice you’ll need for taking the plunge with a new enterprise.

'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'We sold out three days after launch, but then panic set in. We had no money to buy stock'

Aug 4th 2017, 5:42 PM 231 Views 0 Comments

From digital marketing to selling hoverboards, Daniel Nugent’s next idea is making computer glasses cool.

This Irish juice company is the winner of the first VidPitch Competition
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

This Irish juice company is the winner of the first VidPitch Competition

Aug 4th 2017, 11:20 AM 322 Views 0 Comments

Skinny Malinkys beat four other shortlisted entries in the public vote.

'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'
# Currencyfair
# Currencyfair

'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:04 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

Brett Meyers of CurrencyFair tells us what sector he thinks is the most over-hyped.

'I want nurses to go back to conventional nursing - that's what drives me every day'
# Clinishift
# Clinishift

'I want nurses to go back to conventional nursing - that's what drives me every day'

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:02 PM 993 Views 1 Comment

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile CliniShift.

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US
# Oxymem
# Oxymem

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:01 PM 1,006 Views 0 Comments

The giant conglomerate issued a cease-and-desist letter to OxyMem.

An Irish startup that helps turn everyday objects into 'smart' devices has raised a big chunk of cash
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

An Irish startup that helps turn everyday objects into 'smart' devices has raised a big chunk of cash

Aug 3rd 2017, 11:22 AM 579 Views 0 Comments

Wia plans to use part of the funds to double its headcount in Dublin.

'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It's not sustainable'

Aug 1st 2017, 6:03 PM 1,131 Views 0 Comments

Brett Meyers of CurrencyFair tells us what sector he thinks is the most over-hyped.

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'
# On The Up
# On The Up

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'

Jul 30th 2017, 9:00 PM 30,204 Views 11 Comments

Michael O’Dwyer of Swiftcomply tells us how his business is growing.

'I want nurses to go back to conventional nursing - that's what drives me every day'
# Health
From Business ETC
# Health

'I want nurses to go back to conventional nursing - that's what drives me every day'

Jul 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile CliniShift.

US plane-maker Boeing will coach aviation and travel startups in Shannon
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

US plane-maker Boeing will coach aviation and travel startups in Shannon

Jul 30th 2017, 11:30 AM 11,954 Views 10 Comments

The ‘Propeller’ accelerator programme will kick off in September with 10 companies.

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

After drawing the ire of General Electric, this Athlone startup has retreated from the US

Jul 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 4,971 Views 0 Comments

The giant conglomerate issued a cease-and-desist letter to OxyMem.

COMPETITION: You decide who takes away €5,000 for the best startup pitch
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

COMPETITION: You decide who takes away €5,000 for the best startup pitch

Jul 28th 2017, 12:30 AM 2,820 Views 0 Comments

Voting is live in the inaugural VidPitch Competition, where the public get to be the dragons.

'At the start we totally underestimated how shelf life works. It could have bankrupted the business'
# Propercorn
# Propercorn

'At the start we totally underestimated how shelf life works. It could have bankrupted the business'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:22 PM 1,486 Views 0 Comments

Cassandra Stavrou double jobbed and moved home to save €10,000 to start her popcorn company.

US plane-maker Boeing will coach aviation and travel startups in Shannon
# Propeller Shannon
# Propeller Shannon

US plane-maker Boeing will coach aviation and travel startups in Shannon

Jul 27th 2017, 3:19 PM 540 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Propeller’ accelerator programme will kick off in September with 10 companies.

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'
# Angel Investors
# Angel Investors

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:18 PM 529 Views 0 Comments

HBAN head John Phelan says large syndicates are starting to lead investments in Irish startups.

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'
# Swiftcomply
# Swiftcomply

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'

Jul 27th 2017, 3:17 PM 814 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Swiftcomply.

US plane-maker Boeing will coach aviation and travel startups in Shannon
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

US plane-maker Boeing will coach aviation and travel startups in Shannon

Jul 24th 2017, 2:30 PM 452 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Propeller’ accelerator programme will kick off in September with 10 companies.

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 4,576 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile Swiftcomply.

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'
# Insights
# Insights

'After 10 years I wasn't enjoying the job at all. I was CEO, but I'm a nuts-and-bolts guy'

Jul 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 13,063 Views 9 Comments

During his many years in startups, Jonathan Maliepaard has seen the same mistakes repeated.

'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'
# Insights
# Insights

'I’m actually quite introverted. I have to do a lot of mental preparation for public speaking'

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 12,774 Views 4 Comments

Republic of Work’s DC Cahalane tells us about his worst job, bad habits and penchant for gin.

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

'Investing may not be an angel's day job, but the notion that VCs are better is bulls**t'

Jul 22nd 2017, 12:01 PM 952 Views 0 Comments

HBAN head John Phelan says large syndicates are starting to lead investments in Irish startups.