Investment opportunity for startups & entrepreneurs



Investor-ready entrepreneurs are being invited to apply for a lucrative investment opportunity through the Global Investor Challenge. One of the central initiatives of the Global Startup Gathering 2016, the Global Investor Challenge will seek to find the most investable entrepreneurs and present them at the Grand Final at the Startup Nations Summit in Cork this […]

Global Startup Gathering 2016 launches in Cork



Celebration of the global startup community launched by Minister for European Affairs, taking place in Cork from 18th – 20th November 2016 The arrival of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Startup Nations Summit to Cork later this year will further solidify Ireland’s reputation as a nation that is committed to supporting, growing and driving entrepreneurship […]

ConnectIreland absorbs StartupIreland in order to realise Ireland’s startup ambitions



TUESDAY, 12 JULY 2016: ConnectIreland today (Tuesday) announced that it has assumed control of Startup Ireland, paving the way for an exciting new era in the ongoing evolution of Ireland’s startup ecosystem. Both organisations strongly believe in making Ireland a global startup hub by 2020 and have worked closely on furthering this ambition. ConnectIreland has […]

Growth in online payments paves way for new fintech solution



With vast experience across the financial industry, it’s little surprise that Noel Moran spotted a gap in the market and stepped up to fill it by establishing his own company. Eight years later, Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) is now a major player in the financial services sector. More recently, Noel established a second enterprise, eCOMM […]

Connector ‘returns the favour’ and helps bring jobs to Dublin



WHEN Emmanuele Angione heard about Alien Technology Transfer’s expansion plans, he didn’t hesitate to suggest Ireland. Like all good stories, he did so in the pub. “They knew I was based in Dublin and asked to meet up. We met in a pub and talked for three hours and then I put them in touch […]