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'A testbed on steroids': Can hackathons help launch a business?
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'A testbed on steroids': Can hackathons help launch a business?

Feb 28th 2020, 12:12 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

The events are becoming an increasingly popular way to meld businesses with innovators and fresh ideas.

Shaking off a 'staid impression': Re-imagining the credit union in the fintech era
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Shaking off a 'staid impression': Re-imagining the credit union in the fintech era

Feb 28th 2020, 12:11 PM 275 Views 0 Comments

As banks spend fortunes embracing tech, credit unions are revamping to ensure they aren’t left behind.

Ireland's sports tech squad is hitting form as investment flows
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Ireland's sports tech squad is hitting form as investment flows

Feb 28th 2020, 12:03 PM 2,182 Views 0 Comments

It is time to ‘accelerate’ as companies such as Kitman Labs and Output Sports secure new funding.

'Sustainability is driving consumption': Why Kerry is introducing more meat-free products
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'Sustainability is driving consumption': Why Kerry is introducing more meat-free products

Feb 21st 2020, 2:44 PM 532 Views 1 Comment

The dairy giant is investing in plant-based products but milk and cream still rise to the top.

Why Danish player Pleo is bringing its company credit card to the Irish market
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Why Danish player Pleo is bringing its company credit card to the Irish market

Feb 21st 2020, 2:42 PM 604 Views 0 Comments

After partnering with Mastercard and JPMorgan, the business is joining Ireland’s growing fintech ranks.

Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'
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Your crash course in... the EU's grand plans for 'technological sovereignty'

Feb 21st 2020, 2:41 PM 334 Views 0 Comments

The European Commission unveiled a slate of proposals this week on data rules and AI.

Work-it: 'It was between us and Facebook and they chose us'
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Work-it: 'It was between us and Facebook and they chose us'

Feb 21st 2020, 2:40 PM 624 Views 0 Comments

How to stand out from the crowd and get your company noticed.

'The factories are closed, there's going to be a huge knock-on effect'
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'The factories are closed, there's going to be a huge knock-on effect'

Feb 21st 2020, 2:35 PM 1,835 Views 0 Comments

The impact of the coronavirus is being felt in Ireland with SMEs unsure about what lies ahead.

Chupi Sweetman's jewellery business is shining bright, she's just getting started
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Chupi Sweetman's jewellery business is shining bright, she's just getting started

Feb 21st 2020, 2:34 PM 9,708 Views 3 Comments

‘We’ve done well, but we’ve still got the rest of the world’: Meet the woman behind Chupi Jewellery

'I don't let the tyranny of the urgent overwhelm the priority of the important'
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'I don't let the tyranny of the urgent overwhelm the priority of the important'

Feb 13th 2020, 4:21 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

Tom Murphy, the founder of Pamex, talks shaving oil and why he wants to be on The Late Late Show.

Work-it: The balancing act of flexible working
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Work-it: The balancing act of flexible working

Feb 13th 2020, 4:20 PM 257 Views 0 Comments

Thinking on remote working and adaptable hours is changing, but could it have unintended consequences?

Fenergo is bulking up with product development and acquisitions after securing more capital
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Fenergo is bulking up with product development and acquisitions after securing more capital

Feb 13th 2020, 4:18 PM 175 Views 0 Comments

The fast-growing fintech company has raised another tranche of cash, this time from Dutch bank ABN AMRO.

Opening a new 'gateway': Why Q3 Medical is looking east to Hong Kong for its stock flotation
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Opening a new 'gateway': Why Q3 Medical is looking east to Hong Kong for its stock flotation

Feb 13th 2020, 4:16 PM 87 Views 0 Comments

The medtech business is the first Irish-incorporated applicant to get a green-light to pursue a listing there.

Atlantic Therapeutics has taken a major step to break into the 'very considerable' US market
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Atlantic Therapeutics has taken a major step to break into the 'very considerable' US market

Feb 13th 2020, 4:15 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

Inside the Irish medtech company’s stateside plans after it received FDA over-the-counter approval.

Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market
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Meet the man at the vanguard of Ireland's budding peer-to-peer business lending market

Feb 13th 2020, 4:12 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

‘I think we’re only scratching the surface’ – Niall Dorrian has big plans to build Linked Finance.

From shoes to prosthetic arms, there is a growing appetite for personalisation in medtech
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From shoes to prosthetic arms, there is a growing appetite for personalisation in medtech

Feb 13th 2020, 4:09 PM 237 Views 0 Comments

The Irish manufacturing industry is using new tech to develop ‘batch-of-one’ processing.

A moment in the sun: Meet the Irish spacetech entrepreneurs boldly growing
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A moment in the sun: Meet the Irish spacetech entrepreneurs boldly growing

Feb 13th 2020, 4:07 PM 2,676 Views 3 Comments

As investment in spacetech increases, the Irish tech sector has something to phone home about.

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango
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Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango

Feb 8th 2020, 10:30 AM 11,062 Views 23 Comments

The clock is ticking as the newly-divorced sides kick off tricky negotiations, with major implications for Ireland.

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango
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Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango

Feb 7th 2020, 12:06 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

The clock is ticking as the newly-divorced sides kick off tricky negotiations, with major implications for Ireland.

Work-it: Dealing with imposter syndrome
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Work-it: Dealing with imposter syndrome

Feb 7th 2020, 12:04 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

Most leaders feel the symptoms, but how they deal with it is key.

'A very hot market': Why Knotel is keen on Dublin
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'A very hot market': Why Knotel is keen on Dublin

Feb 7th 2020, 12:02 PM 354 Views 0 Comments

The WeWork competitor is expanding with big plans for the capital.

Digitising wealth management: Nucoro eyes Ireland as it takes investment into the digital age
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Digitising wealth management: Nucoro eyes Ireland as it takes investment into the digital age

Feb 7th 2020, 12:01 PM 96 Views 0 Comments

The London-based fintech business on its plans to close a first Irish deal by mid-year.

Ethyca's Cillian Kieran is taking on the 'sorely misunderstood' worlds of privacy and security
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Ethyca's Cillian Kieran is taking on the 'sorely misunderstood' worlds of privacy and security

Feb 7th 2020, 11:59 AM 130 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman’s New York company is building tools to help businesses grapple with floods of data.

Creating more Fexcos: Why the Kerry fintech business has opened a €21m R&D facility
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Creating more Fexcos: Why the Kerry fintech business has opened a €21m R&D facility

Feb 7th 2020, 11:57 AM 225 Views 1 Comment

The company is investing to foster further innovation in Killorglin.

Big ideas with small beginnings: How DCU is harnessing the power of nanotech
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Big ideas with small beginnings: How DCU is harnessing the power of nanotech

Feb 7th 2020, 11:56 AM 133 Views 0 Comments

Have a bright idea for nanotechnology? The college’s new ‘open access’ model is open for business.

Companies have accepted the internet wasn’t built for kids, change is coming
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Companies have accepted the internet wasn’t built for kids, change is coming

Feb 7th 2020, 11:49 AM 196 Views 0 Comments

The tech industry has stopped toying with the idea that kidtech is just child’s play.

On the side of the angels: How John Phelan is helping to get more cash flowing into startups
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On the side of the angels: How John Phelan is helping to get more cash flowing into startups

Feb 7th 2020, 11:35 AM 2,153 Views 0 Comments

Meet the man running HBAN, the ‘dating agency’ linking startups and angel investors.

Keeping it lit: How Ireland's oldest candle company has survived five centuries
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Keeping it lit: How Ireland's oldest candle company has survived five centuries

Updated Feb 1st 2020, 10:30 AM 23,832 Views 10 Comments

Rathbornes 1488 found the key to survival over centuries is buying into the luxury market

The state of Eir address: How Ireland's largest telco is dealing with 5G, fibre and Huawei
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The state of Eir address: How Ireland's largest telco is dealing with 5G, fibre and Huawei

Jan 29th 2020, 8:29 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

Chief executive Carolan Lennon on rolling out the firm’s €1bn investment strategy.

Can Irish oats help sow the seeds of change in the alternative dairy market?
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Can Irish oats help sow the seeds of change in the alternative dairy market?

Jan 29th 2020, 8:26 PM 263 Views 0 Comments

After branching out from yoghurt company Glenisk, his family’s business, Brendan Cleary is going vegan.

Things move fast in the Irish taxi industry, adaptation is key to what's NXT
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Things move fast in the Irish taxi industry, adaptation is key to what's NXT

Jan 29th 2020, 8:25 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

Vincent Kearns explains the driving forces behind the deal to merge Xpert Taxis and National Radio Cabs.

Work-it: To contract, or not to contract
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Work-it: To contract, or not to contract

Jan 29th 2020, 8:23 PM 333 Views 0 Comments

Working on your own terms might be the dream, but it has its downsides.

Work-it: Playing the generation game
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Work-it: Playing the generation game

Jan 29th 2020, 8:21 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

From Generation X, Y and Z to Baby Boomers, keeping everyone on board can be a tricky balancing act.

Capital power: why fintech companies are looking to Dublin in the e-money licence quest
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Capital power: why fintech companies are looking to Dublin in the e-money licence quest

Jan 29th 2020, 8:19 PM 455 Views 0 Comments

US company Payoneer is the latest to get approval as Ireland is at the centre of a fintech revolution.

Sheepless nights: The serious business of sleep loss and the Irish companies living the dream
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Sheepless nights: The serious business of sleep loss and the Irish companies living the dream

Jan 29th 2020, 3:54 PM 4,762 Views 1 Comment

As sleep science hits the mainstream, meet the entrepreneurs helping us get a sound rest.

Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign
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Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign

Jan 26th 2020, 7:30 AM 19,538 Views 26 Comments

Ireland’s reputation as a whiskey haven is on the rise but there’s plenty of work to be done

Out of this world: Meet the man behind Aylien, the tech company finding intel for corporate giants
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Out of this world: Meet the man behind Aylien, the tech company finding intel for corporate giants

Jan 24th 2020, 10:36 AM 4,592 Views 0 Comments

Parsa Ghaffari is set for a big 2020 and has growth on the mind for his news intelligence platform.

KeepAppy is making it easier for people to manage their mental health
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KeepAppy is making it easier for people to manage their mental health

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:53 AM 426 Views 0 Comments

In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out the most promising companies emerging from Ireland.

Sleeping Giant: The Irishman at the coalface of global sleep technology
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Sleeping Giant: The Irishman at the coalface of global sleep technology

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:50 AM 784 Views 0 Comments

Meet Colin Lawlor, the tech boss who wants to help the world sleep better.

Solving the 'spaghetti junction' of payments: Why CleverCards has inked a deal with Mastercard
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Solving the 'spaghetti junction' of payments: Why CleverCards has inked a deal with Mastercard

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:43 AM 430 Views 0 Comments

Kealan Lennon’s Dublin fintech company is eyeing up an international expansion.