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#Entrepreneurs

From TheJournal.ie U2 and Denis O'Brien back new network to support Irish entrepreneurs on both sides of the border The Edge

U2 and Denis O'Brien back new network to support Irish entrepreneurs on both sides of the border

Endeavor will offer mentoring, support, and financing to four to six Irish entrepreneurs each year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate' Insights And Opinion

'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'

Gerry Scullion, founder of King of Kefir, talks radishes and getting lost down rabbit holes.

From TheJournal.ie 20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars 20 Under 20

20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars

The entrepreneurs, inventors, entertainers and leaders of the future.

From TheJournal.ie 'After being refused social welfare I started laughing. I was in the gutter. The only way was up' One4all

'After being refused social welfare I started laughing. I was in the gutter. The only way was up'

Michael Dawson was down to his last few pennies before he founded the One4All voucher.

From TheJournal.ie "It's not enough to just be a citizen" - the millionaire entrepreneur who's giving back Improving Ireland

"It's not enough to just be a citizen" - the millionaire entrepreneur who's giving back

This year, 10,000 JEP students had combined sales of €250,000, with profits of €159,000.

From TheJournal.ie Journal Media launches brand new business site Fora

Journal Media launches brand new business site

Fora will help SMEs and startups access information, support and quality journalism.

From TheJournal.ie Ten entrepreneurs share the advice that made them successful Words Of Wisdom

Ten entrepreneurs share the advice that made them successful

“I always did something I was a little not ready to do.”

From TheJournal.ie Ireland may have big entrepreneurial dreams - but we're still wedded to the boss's chequebook Entrepreneurs

Ireland may have big entrepreneurial dreams - but we're still wedded to the boss's chequebook

The country is below average when it comes to most key startup indicators.

From TheJournal.ie Why Richard Branson isn't a good role model for would-be startup founders Idol Thoughts

Why Richard Branson isn't a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

From TheJournal.ie Irish and global female tech entrepreneurs you need to know about Watch This Space
From TheJournal.ie Fancy starting your own business? Here's some helpful advice... Opinion

Fancy starting your own business? Here's some helpful advice...

People tend to forget that most entrepreneurs have failed, more than once, before they find success. And I’m no different.

From TheJournal.ie The level of female start ups in Ireland has increased 600% since 2011 Girl Power

The level of female start ups in Ireland has increased 600% since 2011

With 1,500 jobs on the way Richard Bruton has hailed Ireland’s entrepreneurs as ‘heroes’.

From TheJournal.ie Why this TD thinks we love failure in Ireland Entrepreneurship This post contains videos

Why this TD thinks we love failure in Ireland

Dara Calleary wants more encouragement for Ireland’s young entrepreneurs.

From TheJournal.ie How to: Kickstart business by stepping back from social media... and picking up the phone Face Facts

How to: Kickstart business by stepping back from social media... and picking up the phone

And what entrepreneurs can learn from sports stars.

From TheJournal.ie This young entrepreneur beat over 1,100 others to be crowned Ireland's best Going Places

This young entrepreneur beat over 1,100 others to be crowned Ireland's best

So here’s what makes his startup a €50,000 winner…

From TheJournal.ie Get your skates on if you want your business idea to win €100k Under 30s

Get your skates on if you want your business idea to win €100k

Young entrepreneurs who need a leg up have a week to enter Government-sponsored fund.

From TheJournal.ie Tralee hosts summer academy focusing on traditional, artisan food production Artisan Food

Tralee hosts summer academy focusing on traditional, artisan food production

Consumer interest in locally-sourced and -produced foods are providing a boost to Irish food SMEs.

From TheJournal.ie We're the best: Ireland is the most entrepreneurial country in Europe Start Me Up

We're the best: Ireland is the most entrepreneurial country in Europe

And we place 7th out of 28 countries surveyed around the world, too.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Once, there were artists, entrepreneurs and everyone else on the sidelines. Then the internet came along. Disruptive

Opinion: Once, there were artists, entrepreneurs and everyone else on the sidelines. Then the internet came along.

The playing field has been levelled. Now, secret bakers can set up kitchen businesses, talented crafters can open Etsy shops, and technically gifted people can invent apps.

From TheJournal.ie Entrepreneurship shortfall targeted by €500,000 graduate fund Seed Fund

Entrepreneurship shortfall targeted by €500,000 graduate fund

Applications for up to €50,000 in funding are being sought from recent college-leavers.

From TheJournal.ie 'Google Earth for the human body': start-up from NUIG wins European prize Best In Class

'Google Earth for the human body': start-up from NUIG wins European prize

The Galway healthcare company saw off 100 other competitors from around Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump - together We Are Fambally

Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump - together

The Fumbally Exchange is due to spread to 13 new locations this year – and two-thirds of its member businesses plan to expand this year.

From TheJournal.ie Column: This is the 'Dangerous Cocktail' afflicts senior management teams the world over All Work And No Play

Column: This is the 'Dangerous Cocktail' afflicts senior management teams the world over

Senior teams are very often the worst performing groups in the organisation – and I should know, I’ve spend enough time in one, writes Brian F Smyth.

From TheJournal.ie This Roscommon man sells fruit juicers online and has been surprisingly successful Squeezing Every Drop
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning, it’s the start of a new week so here’s today’s news to get your day started.

From TheJournal.ie Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs SUPPORTS

Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs

Over one-in-two entrepreneurs surveyed believe the lack of finance options for start-ups was stifling the growth of new businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What does an entrepreneur need to know when starting out? Entrepreneurs

Column: What does an entrepreneur need to know when starting out?

Many SME managers have expertise and interest in a specific area – but no financial management experience or expertise. So how do they secure funding for their businesses?

From TheJournal.ie Dragon’s Den star to discuss entrepreneurship before Oireachtas committee today Star Help

Dragon’s Den star to discuss entrepreneurship before Oireachtas committee today

O’Sullivan will discuss what the government can do to encourage and support entrepreneurs in business.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Why does government make it safer to invest in houses than jobs? Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Why does government make it safer to invest in houses than jobs?

Capital Gains Tax is a good way of making the rich pay their taxes – but it isn’t only the rich that invest into start-ups. This tax should be treated completely differently for job creation initiatives.

From TheJournal.ie Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth 'a million' Entrepreneurs

Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth 'a million'

Not quite in euro, but they’re getting there.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland named Europe's most entrepreneurial country Green Jersey

Ireland named Europe's most entrepreneurial country

The Wall Street Journal analysed data on the venture capital being raised by tech companies.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like Web Summit

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow Ding Ding Ding

Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow

The NASDAQ bell will signal the opening of the Web Summit which is taking place in Dublin.

From The42 Leinster captain Cullen throws his weight behind community outreach projects Inspiring Tales

Leinster captain Cullen throws his weight behind community outreach projects

The second-row’s work with Enactus has given him an insight into the potential of Ireland’s youth.

From TheJournal.ie Cutting edge technologies in healthcare will increase efficiency Digital Healthcare

Cutting edge technologies in healthcare will increase efficiency

Tablet devices for nurses and electronic medical records – just some of the ideas showcased at a digital healthcare gathering in Dublin yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Books AND gaming both have place with student entrepreneurs Clever

Books AND gaming both have place with student entrepreneurs

Feeling down about the future of this country? These enterprising students give us a sense of hope…

From TheJournal.ie The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success* Road Show This post contains videos

The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success*

Meet the Soundwave guys whose photo travelogue shows how sometimes you have to take the road less travelled – literally – to get stuff done. *(fingers crossed)

From TheJournal.ie How do you stop your water bottle leaking onto your iPad? Enterprising

How do you stop your water bottle leaking onto your iPad?

Hundreds of secondary school students are creating businesses for national entrepreneurship final. This little invention is just one of the entries.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Proposed local government reforms will lead to job losses and closures Entrepreneurs

Column: Proposed local government reforms will lead to job losses and closures

Entrepreneurs, job-seekers, rural enterprises, tourism initiatives and community-based projects all rely on local development companies – which could be forced to close under new reforms, writes John Walsh.

From TheJournal.ie Column: From idea to reality, the story of a young Irish start-up Read Me

Column: From idea to reality, the story of a young Irish start-up

Gary Fox took a business idea from college classroom to young company. Here he describes how he did it.

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