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Indeed to Add 500 Jobs in Ireland


Austin-based Indeed plans to hire 500 employees in Ireland during the next two years as part of an expansion plan for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Austin

Ireland House, the First Irish Consulate in Texas, Opens in Austin


Austin’s booming tech sector is prompting Ireland to open a consulate and trade office in Austin, its first in Texas and only the seventh in the U.S. The office, dubbed Ireland House, will be housed in the Bank of America building on Congress Ave. Austin IDA Ireland Irish Consulate Austin

4 Reasons Why Startups Thrive in Dublin, Ireland

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As the Irish economy continues to recover, venture capital investment hits record highs, providing new opportunities for small businesses

Dublin’s attracting more tech events and startups from abroad than ever before

The Next Web

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Could Fining Apple $14.5 Billion Sink the European Union?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In a post-Brexit world, the EU forcing Ireland to demand back taxes from Apple could have unintended consequences

TEDxStormont – creativity and community collide in Belfast

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

For Northern Ireland, I think the lasting value of the event is not the content delivered, the fun experienced, or even the many videos that will eventually be posted. The community that came together might be a new one for Northern Ireland. I’m not the best person to comment on The Troubles that have beset Northern Ireland.

New Accelerator Fund in Ireland Hopes that Entrepreneurship Will Be Key to Country's Recovery


A number of Ireland's leading companies will provide senior executives as mentors. Sponsor. Discuss.

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The Magic of the Irish – Dublin’s Resurgence on the Global Tech Scene

Both Sides of the Table

I wrote this on my flight home from f.ounders & web summit in Dublin, Ireland late last year. Why Does it Matter for Ireland?

Why Dublin's Tech Scene Is Booming

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This cluster is earning Ireland a reputation for being, as Dropbox's vice president of business Sujay Vaswa told us, "the heart of tech in Europe."

Lessons On Adding Value To The Tech Ecosystem From Dublin’s First Commissioner For Startups

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hailo and MyTaxi

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Hailo is huge in the UK and Ireland and has a strong position in Spain. The news broke this morning that our portfolio company Hailo is combining forces with MyTaxi. The combined company, which will operate under the MyTaxi brand, will be the dominant taxi hailing app in Western Europe. The combined company will be majority owned by Daimler.

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Weekend Ponderable: Too funny, too true

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That’s a good reason to watch this video and check out what else he has at his site. Enjoy: Opinion

Law goes 5-0 in Britain and Ireland's Curtis Cup victory

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Britain and Ireland takes 8-4 lead in Curtis Cup

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Start-ups are all Naked in the Mirror

Both Sides of the Table

We also had facilities in Dublin, Ireland where our company was initially founded. This is part of my ongoing series Startup Lessons Building companies is hard work. I started my first company in 1999 in London at the height of the dot com craze. We went through the euphoria of massive exposure at the time of our [.].

Irish Prime Minister Meets with VCs at SXSW



Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016”


startups from Spain, Taiwan and Ireland are […] The post Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016” appeared first on SiliconHills. Techstars Cloud in San Antonio announced its latest class of 11 companies participating in its second program this year. “We In addition to the U.S.,

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Why You Might Want to Start Up in Europe

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A serial entrepreneur whose newest company is in Ireland makes the case for launching overseas--and explains the best way to do it.

UK and Ireland venture investment: slooooow

Fred Destin

Busiest investors: Enterprise Ireland, Scottish Enterprise, Accel and Delta Partners. Q1-Q2: 90 transactions and £244m.

UK venture deal volume surpasses 2000 peak

The Equity Kicker

Yesterday Stuart McKnight/Ascendant Corporate Finance published their regular report on activity in the UK venture market. Venture Capital

"The horse meat was first discovered in January in frozen burgers in the UK and Ireland. Since then,"

Mark Birch

“The horse meat was first discovered in January in frozen burgers in the UK and Ireland. Since then, testing has revealed that many processed food and beef products contain it.” - Horse meat…now that is food innovation right there. food horse horse meat scandal Europe processed food beef frankenfood food industry

Ireland Venture Capital/Startup Events

Jason Ball

Continuing with the Startup Events theme , I thought I’d start posting what I’m seeing around Europe. Conor over at Argolon gave me the low-down on what’s happening on the green isle: Dublin has traditionally been the mobile dev centre here (Movidia, Newbay, Xiam, Puca, S3, Rococo etc etc) and I think that is still the case.

Ireland Venture Capital/Startup Events

Jason Ball's TechBytes

Continuing with the Startup Events theme , I thought I'd start posting what I'm seeing around Europe. Conor over at Argolon gave me the low-down on what's happening on the green isle: Dublin has traditionally been the mobile dev centre here (Movidia, Newbay, Xiam, Puca, S3, Rococo etc etc) and I think that is still the case.

Just in Time for St. Patrick’s Day: Top 5 Irish Brands

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

By the turn of the century, it was the second largest producer in Ireland and one of the largest in the world, producing 1,000,000 gallons annually.

Tuck shop 2.0: How to promote positive entrepreneurship skills for teens

The Next Web

Young European entrepreneurs are making waves too, like Jordan Casey from Ireland, who announced his third business last week and is still only 14.

Bringing Your Product to Market

Startup Marketing Blog

Startup Marketing Blog – By Sean Ellis Unlocking Startup Growth By Sean Ellis of 12in6 Jan 14th 10 Bringing Your Product to Market I’ve just completed a hectic week of marketing workshops with startups in the UK and Ireland. I’ll try to get permission from the team to write a case study. Posted in Uncategorized.

Brewbot Raises $1.5 Million in a Seed Round of Funding


The company raised the money from Brad Feld, Bebo Founder and CEO Michael Birch and Federico Pirzio-Biroli, an angel investor in London, Boulder VC Bullet Time Ventures, Hallett Capital and a new fund in Northern Ireland, TechStart NI and SparkLabs Global. Brewbot, a Techstars Austin startup, just landed $1.5 million in seed stage funding.

One Surprising Way Apple and Google Excel

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How it works Apple owns subsidiaries in tax havens like Ireland, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and the British Virgin islands. government's $73.8

A Visit With the European Startup Community


My wife, Ann, and I took a trip this past spring to visit Estonia, Finland, Ireland and Russia. Ireland. We had a lovely time in Northern Ireland. We finished our first full day at a dinner with Halo , the Northern Ireland Business Angel Network (Alan Watts). Moscow. Estonia. Finland. Petersburg. Summary.

Stripe's 22-Year-Old Irish-Born Founder Is Just Getting Started

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Serial entrepreneur John Collison, who grew up in Tipperary county in Ireland, has co-founded two companies. His latest is in Silicon Valley.

This Conference Should not be Marketed to Entrepreneurs! | GBP from Mozzer Jamie Seefurth

Business of Software Blog

Five hopes for Ireland. That is why I have invited my mother and sister to join me in Ireland for BoS Europe 2016. Hello! Reluctantly.

Different Views from Opposite Sides

Up and Running

John Dennehy is a serial entrepreneur based in Cork, Ireland. Despite the difficult economic conditions in Ireland, entrepreneurship is buoyant.

[Infographic] Digital Media Influencers Under 30 Dominating The Digital World


Why you need to goto SaaStock


In a couple of weeks I’ll be crossing the Atlantic to speak about SaaS exits at the inaugural SaaStock event in Dublin, Ireland. This promises to be an amazing event. Here’s why: The people : The event is 100% focused on SaaS operators, investors and advisors. It’s super-focused. See you in Dublin! startup

So How Did YOU Get Picked for Accelerator?


This year, for example, contestants came from Ireland and Slovenia, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, London, Tel Aviv and all over […] The post So How Did YOU Get Picked for Accelerator? appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

London Calling

Startup Lessons Learned

Tuesday, January 10- Dublin, Ireland Dublin Lean Startup Meetup I’ll be there as The Dublin Lean Startup Meetup Group hosts its first meeting at 6:45pm. Wednesday, January 11- Dublin, Ireland I’ll be facilitating in the Internet Growth Acceleration Programme (iGAP) program. Happy New Year! For iGAP participants only. Employees only.

I Have a Face for Radio and a Voice for Silent Movies

Business of Software Blog

This is Violet being interviewed last week at Business of Software Conference Europe in Ireland by the rather wonderful Bill Thompson and Gareth Mitchell from the BBC’s Click programme. It is a good job someone in the family has communication skills. The producer, Ania Lichtarowicz is holding the mic and set everything up. BoS Updates

How to Scale a Successful Software Business | Stephen Allott | Business of Software Europe

Business of Software Blog

Stephen will also be speaking at Business of Software Conference Europe, May, 16-17th , in Dublin, Ireland about how small software companies can sell to large organisations. Scaling Successful Software Companies. Stephen Allott led Micromuse, a London Headquartered company that floated on NASDAQ. Revenue in 1995 was c £1 million. Product.