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

SiliconHills

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. It will contain a new consulate, offices for the Investment Development […] The post Ireland House, the First Irish Consulate in Texas, Opens in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin IDA Ireland Irish Consulate Austi

WP Engine Expands to Limerick, Ireland

SiliconHills

There once was a startup in Austin WP Engine grew lickety-split like Boston It set out to expand to Ireland’s land of opportunity Its website hosting business grew with such unity And now it’s part of a bigger European economic community – Anonymous The big news for WP Engine Monday is it has expanded to […] The post WP Engine Expands to Limerick, Ireland appeared first on SiliconHills.

Ireland’s Prime Minister at SXSW: A Country Leading Change

SiliconHills

Ireland’s youngest, and the first LGBT prime minister is leading a country that will soon be the only English-language country of the […]. The post Ireland’s Prime Minister at SXSW: A Country Leading Change appeared first on SiliconHills.

Indeed to Add 500 Jobs in Ireland

SiliconHills

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. Indeed is hiring sales, client services, human resource, business development, marketing, finance, strategy and operations employees, according to a news release from Ireland IDA. […] The post Indeed to Add 500 Jobs in Ireland appeared first on SiliconHills.

5 Products From Ireland That Changed the World

Inc Startups

You might surprised at the range of things that have origins in the Emerald Isle. The Inc.

Apple's Luck About to Run out in Ireland

Inc Startups

Ireland may be granting Apple illegal tax rebates, which would spell trouble for both of them

4 Reasons Why Startups Thrive in Dublin, Ireland

Inc Startups

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

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. Scattered around the country you have start-ups like Cubic Telecom and YouGetItBack in Cork, VoiceSage in Limerick, Nubiq in Waterford.

UK and Ireland venture investment: slooooow

Fred Destin

Busiest investors: Enterprise Ireland, Scottish Enterprise, Accel and Delta Partners. Stuart at Ascendant has sent me his regular data update which is worth a look: Q2 : 42 deals (over £0.5M) for £129m invested by 61 investors. Q1-Q2: 90 transactions and £244m.

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 wonder if there has ever been, in one place in Northern Ireland, a meeting with as many intersecting Irish Venn Diagrams. The time is now for this new community of creatives to lead the charge in reinventing Northern Ireland.

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

ReadWriteStart

While the economic news coming out of Ireland has been dour, to say the least, Dublin City University's Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurship believe that this might not be all bad news for those looking to found tech startups in the country.

"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. For more processed food fun, read this bit of news about milk and this article about the frightening things the food industrial complex is concocting in the name of “improving” food.

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

The Next Web

Let’s take a look at Dublin and the Republic of Ireland as a whole, which is rightfully perceived by many entrepreneurs as a link between Europe and Silicon Valley. Entrepreneur Europe Events Insider Dublin Ireland startup Tech

Struggling to Grow, Daily Fantasy Sports Operators Like DraftKings Seek to Expand Overseas

Inc Startups

Ireland, Germany, Austria and Malta. DraftKings will now operate in Australia in addition to the U.K.,

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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. The market opportunity in Ireland is simply too limited for Internet ventures like Zartis.com to succeed without looking overseas.

Snapchat Chose an Unusual Place for Its International Headquarters

Inc Startups

Most American tech companies choose countries with low tax rates like Ireland or the Netherlands. Not Snapchat

METAL MONDAY: The Serpent and the Shadow by Darkest Era - Last.

Mark Birch

Darkest Era The Serpent and the Shadow Severance metal Metal Monday Celtc metal Ireland METAL MONDAY: The Serpent and the Shadow by Darkest Era - Last week I alluded to posting some Celtic Metal from a band that I have up until recently had not known about. Well, glad that I found out about this band because both their previous album and their 2014 release are stellar.

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

Could Fining Apple $14.5 Billion Sink the European Union?

Inc Startups

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

Flat world creativity

deal architect

Innovation from around the globe Immarsat’s Satellites - UK EV Car dispensing machine – China Chef robots – Portugal Powering agriculture – Uganda The pot at the end of the rainbow – Ireland Google “Climate Change” View – Canada Precision.

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. In Ireland we went deep in an all day session that included war stories from the founders and marketers that grew two very successful Irish companies - Hostelworld.com and Paddy Power.

Food, Drink and Brexit

The Startup Magazine

We must also remember that the movement of food and drink is not solely confined to the Dover Straits, as the Republic of Ireland sees significant volumes of produce cross its borders each year.

The Qualities of a Leader - Startups and angels: Along the way to.

Tim Keane

They're an impressive group, kind of an association of all of the angel groups in Ireland who work together to achieve results. They're an impressive group, kind of an association of all of the angel groups in Ireland who work together to achieve results. Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Choosing the right corporate form for your enterprise | Main.

Irish Taoiseach Visits SXSW Before Meeting President Trump

SiliconHills

Are You Ready to be Quantitative? - Startups and angels: Along the.

Tim Keane

Im in Ireland today in a meeting of a company board of which Im a member. Im in Ireland today in a meeting of a company board of which Im a member. Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe.

Fostering Austin’s Global Connections During Austin Startup Week

SiliconHills

Representatives from Australia, Colombia, Mexico, Pakistan, Ireland and the European Union made presentations at Capital Factory on Thursday. By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Austin made a major push to cultivate relationships with other countries during the first International sessions at Austin Startup Week. Capital Factory has had 20 international startups set up […].

All Growth Strategy is Quantitative. You can’t grow what you can’t predict.

Tim Keane

I was in Ireland not too long ago in a meeting of a company board of which I''m a member. The company had a very good year - a great one, really - based on a executing a good strategy

Irish Prime Minister Meets with VCs at SXSW

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News As Hugh Forrest tweeted recently, “It’s not your mother’s SXSW any more” when the sitting head of a nation comes to SXSW as Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny spent time with venture capitalists at SXSW and spoke briefly with reporters Sunday, the day Ireland officially opening the […] The post Irish Prime Minister Meets with VCs at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills.

Weekend Ponderable: Too funny, too true

47 Hats

I can’t personally vouch for Peter Ireland’s services , but he has a solid grasp of the nature of a certain kind of “startup founder&# and a wickedly sharp sense of humor.

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

Inc Startups

Being part of "the startup industrial complex": Dublin's first Commissioner for Startups reflects on the purpose of her office and how she's defining her place in Ireland's tech ecosystem

Ideas and Innovation Exchange Between the EU and US at SXSW

SiliconHills

The EU has 28 member states and various ones like the United Kingdom and Ireland have been at SXSW for years in different capacities, said James Barbour, spokesman […] The post Ideas and Innovation Exchange Between the EU and US at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Publisher and Reporter with Silicon Hills News For the first time, the European Union is showcasing its technology and innovation at South by Southwest.

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 [.].

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. I recently returned from a 5-day visit to Ireland, my first time back in 10 years and the start of what I hope will be a more regular travel schedule there. Why Does it Matter for Ireland?

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U.K. Officials Seek to Attract Austin Gaming & Animation Companies

SiliconHills

Officials with the United Kingdom, which is comprised of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, showcased some of the opportunities U.S. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News During Austin Startup Week, Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared Oct. 7th as “UK Day in Austin.” companies, and in particular Austin-based companies, have in expanding their operations […] The post U.K. Officials Seek to Attract Austin Gaming & Animation Companies appeared first on SiliconHills. Austi

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

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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 We have a group of amazing founders from all over the world,” Blake Yeager, managing director of Techstars Cloud wrote in a blog post. In addition to the U.S.,

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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. MyTaxi operates in Germany, Australia, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden. So this combination is a great strategic fit and the new company will benefit from a lot of synergies.

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Brewbot Raises $1.5 Million in a Seed Round of Funding

SiliconHills

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.

Deal Flow Management Tools

EIN News

Zealand, Ireland, France, India, Canada, Australia and United States. What are Deal Flow Management Tools? Other. available to angel investors, super angels and venture capitalists. Yet, it has been in vogue because

Main Street Hub Lands $14 Million in Venture Capital

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Ireland and Hong Kong. Main Street Hub announced today that it has closed on $14 million in venture capital led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The Austin-based company manages social media communications for small to medium-sized businesses in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Main Street Hub plans to use the funding to further develop its products and […] The post Main Street Hub Lands $14 Million in Venture Capital appeared first on SiliconHills.

VC's are conspiring to take over your business | Seth Levine

VC Adventure

11 Fundraising Secrets from 1600 Startups - my SaaStr talk

Hippoland

As an aside, the other SaaS conference you should attend is called SaaStock in Ireland.) My talk was focused on walking entrepreneurs through how investors think about their portfolios and how founders can use this information to his/her advantage to raise money.

Hoviones Rapid Proof of Concept Dry Powder Inhalation Product Development

EIN News

China, Ireland, and Portugal, the company focuses a stronger position in funding negotiations with venture capitalists. About Hovione. Hovione is an international company. With four FDA inspected sites in the U.S.,