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BorrowFox, the Irish founded camera equipment rental company, has been bought by ShareGrid
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BorrowFox, the Irish founded camera equipment rental company, has been bought by ShareGrid

Oct 30th 2019, 4:52 PM 680 Views 0 Comments

The company built a peer-to-peer platform for sharing high-end photography and film equipment.

What will it take to turn Ireland into a mecca for entrepreneurs?
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What will it take to turn Ireland into a mecca for entrepreneurs?

Oct 24th 2019, 12:39 PM 637 Views 1 Comment

Some of Ireland’s brightest business talent look at where our startup set goes next.

What will it take to turn Ireland into a mecca for entrepreneurs?
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What will it take to turn Ireland into a mecca for entrepreneurs?

Oct 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 1,459 Views 0 Comments

Some of Ireland’s brightest business talent look at where our startup set goes next.

Cavan's Apridata wants to simplify data analytics for the distribution sector
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Cavan's Apridata wants to simplify data analytics for the distribution sector

Oct 18th 2019, 9:13 AM 300 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish tech startup Pest Pulse has been acquired by a US cleaning services giant
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Irish tech startup Pest Pulse has been acquired by a US cleaning services giant

Oct 18th 2019, 9:11 AM 666 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see the company join ServiceMaster’s group that’s pushing further into Europe.

Cybersecurity startup 4Securitas has snagged an investment deal from a French player
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Cybersecurity startup 4Securitas has snagged an investment deal from a French player

Oct 17th 2019, 2:36 PM 696 Views 0 Comments

The two companies plan to integrate each others products.

Cybersecurity startup Evervault has raised $3.2m from VC heavyweights
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Cybersecurity startup Evervault has raised $3.2m from VC heavyweights

Oct 16th 2019, 2:00 PM 1,983 Views 0 Comments

Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins have backed the Dublin company’s seed round.

Eir has launched its 'new, modern, young' mobile network
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Eir has launched its 'new, modern, young' mobile network

Oct 15th 2019, 3:41 PM 3,368 Views 1 Comment

GoMo is offering a deal of ‘all texts, all calls, all data’ for €9.99 for its first round of customers.

Cavan's Apridata wants to simplify data analytics for the distribution sector
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Cavan's Apridata wants to simplify data analytics for the distribution sector

Oct 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,881 Views 0 Comments

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

Irish tech startup Pest Pulse has been acquired by a US cleaning services giant
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Irish tech startup Pest Pulse has been acquired by a US cleaning services giant

Oct 11th 2019, 1:20 PM 950 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see the company join ServiceMaster’s group that’s pushing further into Europe.

A trade union report has called on the government to legislate for a 'right to disconnect'
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A trade union report has called on the government to legislate for a 'right to disconnect'

Oct 10th 2019, 1:00 PM 503 Views 0 Comments

FSU said that ‘employers left to themselves will use technology to reduce costs, to maximise profits’.

This startup's drones are getting ready for take off from Clare
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This startup's drones are getting ready for take off from Clare

Oct 10th 2019, 10:12 AM 668 Views 0 Comments

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

Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs
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Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs

Oct 10th 2019, 10:08 AM 724 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power’s co-founder is among the investors taking a punt on the company again.

Softbank-backed hotel chain Oyo is making preparations for entering Ireland
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Softbank-backed hotel chain Oyo is making preparations for entering Ireland

Oct 10th 2019, 10:03 AM 633 Views 0 Comments

The company has aspirations to ‘build the largest hotel business’ in the country.

Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs
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Betting software startup Banach scored €1m, with backing from ex-Paddy Power execs

Oct 10th 2019, 1:00 AM 989 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power’s co-founder is among the investors taking a punt on the company again.

Billion-dollar short-term letting outfit Sonder is the latest to stick its flag in Dublin
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Billion-dollar short-term letting outfit Sonder is the latest to stick its flag in Dublin

Oct 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 2,094 Views 0 Comments

The US company is the latest apartment rental company to enter the Irish market.

Irish startup Utmost has raised $11.2m to help companies engage with contractors
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Irish startup Utmost has raised $11.2m to help companies engage with contractors

Oct 8th 2019, 4:54 PM 2,093 Views 0 Comments

The new venture was set up by tech entrepreneur Annrai O’Toole.

Budget 2020: changes for startups are welcomed, but don't expect 'instant transformation' From Business ETC

Budget 2020: changes for startups are welcomed, but don't expect 'instant transformation'

Oct 8th 2019, 4:14 PM 1,250 Views 0 Comments

The minister’s speech is seen as positive, but the devil will be in the Finance Bill detail.

Medical device makers might get some breathing room under new EU rules, but it's not a done deal
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Medical device makers might get some breathing room under new EU rules, but it's not a done deal

Oct 7th 2019, 2:53 PM 1,035 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Medtech Association said there are “many remaining transitional challenges” for the legislation.

A-TechSYN's drones are getting ready for take off from Clare
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A-TechSYN's drones are getting ready for take off from Clare

Oct 7th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,283 Views 0 Comments

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

Softbank-backed hotel chain Oyo is making preparations for entering Ireland
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Softbank-backed hotel chain Oyo is making preparations for entering Ireland

Oct 4th 2019, 5:00 PM 2,032 Views 0 Comments

The company has aspirations to ‘build the largest hotel business’ in the country.

Your crash course in... the latest EU court ruling against Facebook and how it polices content
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Your crash course in... the latest EU court ruling against Facebook and how it polices content

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:47 PM 432 Views 0 Comments

The case ruled that the social network must remove ‘equivalent’ posts that have been deemed illegal.

Limerick edtech startup Jumpagrade is bringing grinds into the digital age
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Limerick edtech startup Jumpagrade is bringing grinds into the digital age

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:12 AM 152 Views 0 Comments

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

The return of the tech IPO? Euronext is hoping for an upturn in public floats with Ireland in its sights 
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The return of the tech IPO? Euronext is hoping for an upturn in public floats with Ireland in its sights 

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:06 AM 154 Views 0 Comments

Fora was on board as a group of Irish tech companies headed to Rotterdam to explore market options.

Limerick edtech startup Jumpagrade is bringing grinds into the digital age
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Limerick edtech startup Jumpagrade is bringing grinds into the digital age

Sep 30th 2019, 1:00 AM 910 Views 0 Comments

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

The return of the tech IPO? Euronext is hoping for an upturn in public floats with Ireland in its sights 
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From Business ETC
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The return of the tech IPO? Euronext is hoping for an upturn in public floats with Ireland in its sights 

Sep 28th 2019, 1:00 AM 793 Views 0 Comments

Fora was on board as a group of Irish tech companies headed to Rotterdam to explore market options.

Finance officials are 'cautious' of Facebook's Libra but aren't closing the door yet
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Finance officials are 'cautious' of Facebook's Libra but aren't closing the door yet

Sep 27th 2019, 12:56 PM 308 Views 0 Comments

Michael D’Arcy said the department is not opposed to the project unlike other EU states.

Cloud monitoring company Metricfire has been snapped up by a private equity firm
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Cloud monitoring company Metricfire has been snapped up by a private equity firm

Sep 27th 2019, 11:09 AM 372 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin company was founded in 2012 and specialises in cloud monitoring software

Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency
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Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency

Sep 26th 2019, 10:15 AM 303 Views 0 Comments

The project’s Calibra team is staffing up in Dublin in the face of scrutiny from EU lawmakers.

Talent, capital and innovation: A new startup group is advocating for major policy change
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Talent, capital and innovation: A new startup group is advocating for major policy change

Sep 26th 2019, 10:13 AM 270 Views 0 Comments

Scale Ireland is lobbying for changes to tax structures and access to early-stage funding for startups.

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene
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Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene

Sep 26th 2019, 10:10 AM 545 Views 0 Comments

Returning home after working with Peter Thiel’s Palantir, Eoin Hayes wants to help Irish startups grow.

Data firm Fivetran will double its Dublin staff after nabbing $44m in funding
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Data firm Fivetran will double its Dublin staff after nabbing $44m in funding

Sep 25th 2019, 11:53 AM 954 Views 0 Comments

The Californian company describes itself as the pipes for transporting the ‘new oil’ of data.

Talent, capital and innovation: A new startup group is advocating for major policy change
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Talent, capital and innovation: A new startup group is advocating for major policy change

Sep 25th 2019, 1:00 AM 809 Views 0 Comments

Scale Ireland is lobbying for changes to tax structures and access to early-stage funding for startups.

Indian tech services giant Tata is eyeing up its entry into Irish government services
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Indian tech services giant Tata is eyeing up its entry into Irish government services

Sep 24th 2019, 5:00 PM 1,790 Views 0 Comments

The company has been active here for nearly 20 years but wants to expand its presence.

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene
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From Business ETC
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Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene

Sep 20th 2019, 12:00 PM 2,055 Views 0 Comments

Returning home after working with Peter Thiel’s Palantir, Eoin Hayes wants to help Irish startups grow.

Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying
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Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying

Sep 20th 2019, 8:26 AM 477 Views 0 Comments

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

Dating app Tinder is building out a safety and moderating team in Dublin
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Dating app Tinder is building out a safety and moderating team in Dublin

Sep 20th 2019, 8:23 AM 845 Views 0 Comments

The unit is based at Match Group’s European base in the Irish capital.

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets From TheJournal.ie

E-scooter giant Lime has been on the charm offensive to get on Irish streets

Sep 20th 2019, 8:21 AM 260 Views 0 Comments

The company is keen to launch scooter-sharing in Ireland but has no plans for bikes.

Galway medtech startup Bluedrop has secured €3.7 million in funding
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Galway medtech startup Bluedrop has secured €3.7 million in funding

Sep 19th 2019, 1:05 AM 1,224 Views 0 Comments

The company is developing a device that could prevent amputations resulting from diabetic foot ulcers.

Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency
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Where Ireland fits into Facebook's grand plans for its Libra cryptocurrency

Sep 18th 2019, 1:01 PM 1,085 Views 0 Comments

The project’s Calibra team is staffing up in Dublin in the face of scrutiny from EU lawmakers.