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Friday 28 February, 2020

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

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
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

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.

Friday 21 February, 2020

'Sustainability is driving consumption': Why Kerry is introducing more meat-free products
# Evolution Of Food
# Evolution Of Food

'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
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

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'
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

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'
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

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'
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

'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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Thursday 13 February, 2020

'I don't let the tyranny of the urgent overwhelm the priority of the important'
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'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
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Work-it: The balancing act of flexible working

Feb 13th 2020, 4:20 PM 258 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
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

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
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

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
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

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
# Interview
# Interview

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
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

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
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

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.

Saturday 8 February, 2020

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

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.

Friday 7 February, 2020

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

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
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

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
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

'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
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

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
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

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
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

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
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

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
# Feature
# Feature

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
# Interview
# Interview

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.

Saturday 1 February, 2020

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

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

Updated Feb 1st 2020, 10:30 AM 23,836 Views 10 Comments

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

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Courting European business: Why Greenhouse chose Dublin for its first international base
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Courting European business: Why Greenhouse chose Dublin for its first international base

Jan 29th 2020, 8:32 PM 163 Views 0 Comments

Talent is a big driver as the US recruitment tech company joins the capital’s multinational ranks.

Can Irish oats help sow the seeds of change in the alternative dairy market?
# Evolution Of Food
# Evolution Of Food

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

Jan 29th 2020, 8:26 PM 275 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
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

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
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

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
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

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
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

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

Jan 29th 2020, 8:19 PM 457 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
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

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.

Sunday 26 January, 2020

Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign
# Whiskey In The Jar
# Whiskey In The Jar

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

Friday 24 January, 2020

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

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.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

KeepAppy is making it easier for people to manage their mental health
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

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

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:53 AM 429 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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.

Mr Cook goes to Dublin: The tech boss on Apple's 'unshakeable commitment' to Ireland

Mr Cook goes to Dublin: The tech boss on Apple's 'unshakeable commitment' to Ireland

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:41 AM 381 Views 0 Comments

The chief executive addressed the “pretty big elephant” in the room of the global tax system.

'Success can be a handshake with someone, it doesn't have to be profits'
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'Success can be a handshake with someone, it doesn't have to be profits'

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:40 AM 362 Views 1 Comment

Tools of the Trade: Stephen O’Reilly of GROWN clothing, on balancing business and life as a full-time firefighter