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Thursday 12 December, 2019

Work-It: Playing with space in the modern office
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Work-It: Playing with space in the modern office

Dec 12th 2019, 2:18 PM 626 Views 0 Comments

From open plan to old-style cubicles, layout can have a big impact on how people interact.

In the great fintech race, N26 is prepping to invest more in the Irish market in 2020
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

In the great fintech race, N26 is prepping to invest more in the Irish market in 2020

Dec 12th 2019, 2:17 PM 1,718 Views 2 Comments

The German digital bank has now reached 100,000 users in Ireland.

Treating lung disease to smart toy tech: where Ireland is spending €65m to disrupt tech
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Treating lung disease to smart toy tech: where Ireland is spending €65m to disrupt tech

Dec 12th 2019, 2:16 PM 472 Views 0 Comments

We take a closer look at some of the projects being backed by the government’s disruptive tech fund.

'There is a huge unmet clinical need': Meet the Irish entrepreneur helping tinnitus sufferers
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

'There is a huge unmet clinical need': Meet the Irish entrepreneur helping tinnitus sufferers

Dec 12th 2019, 2:14 PM 1,357 Views 1 Comment

Ross O’Neill is growing Neuromod into a major Irish medtech player.

Sunday 8 December, 2019

Same game, different name: Irish producers are adapting to a changing entertainment industry
# Video Games
# Video Games

Same game, different name: Irish producers are adapting to a changing entertainment industry

Dec 8th 2019, 9:00 PM 16,287 Views 1 Comment

Streaming giants are transforming the trade. Ireland’s creative set needs to capitalise on the opportunity.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

'As a business owner you have to be open to risk, otherwise you're not in the right job'
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'As a business owner you have to be open to risk, otherwise you're not in the right job'

Dec 5th 2019, 5:42 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the trade: Tandem MD Tim Mulhall talks work culture and risk management.

Work-it: Breaking down the culture club
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Work-it: Breaking down the culture club

Dec 5th 2019, 5:42 PM 147 Views 0 Comments

A buzzword that is common from the sporting world to the office, what does ‘culture’ really mean?

Capturing the market opportunity: Fenergo has doubled its R&D spend
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

Capturing the market opportunity: Fenergo has doubled its R&D spend

Dec 5th 2019, 5:40 PM 153 Views 0 Comments

The fast growing Dublin fintech company raised €66 million earlier this year as it scales internationally.

Why Dublin company Anam is making a big play for the African market
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Why Dublin company Anam is making a big play for the African market

Dec 5th 2019, 5:40 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

As Ireland looks to grow business ties on the continent, the mobile tech company is expanding from Nairobi.

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?

Dec 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

The economy is still growing, but it is slowing down as capacity constraints limit expansion.

Same game, different name: Irish producers are adapting to a changing entertainment industry
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Same game, different name: Irish producers are adapting to a changing entertainment industry

Dec 5th 2019, 5:25 PM 435 Views 0 Comments

Streaming giants are transforming the trade. Ireland’s creative set needs to capitalise on the opportunity.

Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality
# Feature
# Feature

Solutions, not problems: Changing the narrative of workplace equality

Dec 5th 2019, 5:22 PM 5,137 Views 7 Comments

To make a real difference, and fast, campaigners want to nail down practical resolutions.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Work-it: The skill of saying no
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

Work-it: The skill of saying no

Nov 29th 2019, 11:09 AM 400 Views 0 Comments

Turning down investment or a job offer might not be easy, but it can be the right call.

'You have to get back on the horse every time you fall off'
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'You have to get back on the horse every time you fall off'

Nov 29th 2019, 11:08 AM 291 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the trade: N-PRO’s CEO Mark Ganly talks raising money and turning a passion into a career.

Why Kollect is taking the lesser trodden path for startup funding with an IPO in Sweden
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Why Kollect is taking the lesser trodden path for startup funding with an IPO in Sweden

Nov 29th 2019, 11:07 AM 410 Views 0 Comments

The early stage Waterford company is eschewing venture capital in favour of a public listing.

Power-hungry data centres are here to stay - what does that mean for Ireland's renewable targets?

Power-hungry data centres are here to stay - what does that mean for Ireland's renewable targets?

Nov 29th 2019, 11:05 AM 317 Views 1 Comment

The energy industry is “due for a change”. That could bring an opportunity.

'The gun was to our head': Revive Active's boss on being proactive to Brexit-proof his business
# Interview
# Interview

'The gun was to our head': Revive Active's boss on being proactive to Brexit-proof his business

Nov 29th 2019, 11:04 AM 428 Views 0 Comments

Meet Daithi O’Connor, the man behind Paula Radcliffe and Roz Purcell’s favourite vitamin supplement.

3D4Medical's John Moore on why the time was right to sell his 'baby'
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

3D4Medical's John Moore on why the time was right to sell his 'baby'

Nov 29th 2019, 11:03 AM 625 Views 0 Comments

Inside publishing giant Elsevier’s $50 million deal for the Dublin company.

Meet the frontman, turned lawyer, turned entrepreneur disrupting the legal business
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the frontman, turned lawyer, turned entrepreneur disrupting the legal business

Nov 29th 2019, 10:59 AM 9,078 Views 2 Comments

Dan Fox swapped the stage for the law library, now he is transforming the legal trade with Johnson Hana.

Sunday 24 November, 2019

Amazon v Disney v Netflix: What the global streaming war means for Ireland?
# Push The Button
# Push The Button

Amazon v Disney v Netflix: What the global streaming war means for Ireland?

Nov 24th 2019, 10:30 AM 26,953 Views 38 Comments

The entertainment industry is about to be hit with a healthy dose of disruption.

Friday 22 November, 2019

Health tech startup Coroflo is gearing up to bring its breastfeeding monitor to market
# Startup Scout
# Startup Scout

Health tech startup Coroflo is gearing up to bring its breastfeeding monitor to market

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:12 AM 654 Views 0 Comments

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

'We were completely self-sufficient - my father was a huntsman'
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'We were completely self-sufficient - my father was a huntsman'

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:11 AM 454 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the trade: Burren Smokehouse co-founder Birgitta Hedin-Curtin talks fish smoking as art.

Your crash course in... Ireland's place in the TV streaming wars
# Media And Marketing
# Media And Marketing

Your crash course in... Ireland's place in the TV streaming wars

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:09 AM 826 Views 0 Comments

The entertainment industry is about to be hit with a healthy dose of disruption.

How Dublin plans to use tech to reduce carbon emissions
# Business And Climate
# Business And Climate

How Dublin plans to use tech to reduce carbon emissions

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:08 AM 253 Views 0 Comments

The city is using insights from Google to help tackle the climate crisis.

To solve the housing crisis, Ireland needs to think beyond the three-bedroom house
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

To solve the housing crisis, Ireland needs to think beyond the three-bedroom house

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:06 AM 408 Views 0 Comments

Experts agree that a one-size-fits-all solution isn’t going to remedy the Irish property market.

Ireland's whiskey industry breathed a sigh of relief after escaping US tariffs - at least for now
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Ireland's whiskey industry breathed a sigh of relief after escaping US tariffs - at least for now

Nov 22nd 2019, 11:04 AM 303 Views 0 Comments

Distillers are looking at new horizons after the scare, but the US is still top for a drop of the pure.

Plant-based burgers are going mainstream, will Ireland develop a taste?
# Feature
# Feature

Plant-based burgers are going mainstream, will Ireland develop a taste?

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:55 AM 4,726 Views 19 Comments

The traditional burger isn’t going anywhere, but food businesses are capitalising on the rise of alternatives.

'People buy from people, nothing beats personal relationships'
# Interview
# Interview

'People buy from people, nothing beats personal relationships'

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:47 AM 480 Views 0 Comments

Meet Rory O’Connor, the man building Wexford company Scurri into a major player in e-commerce tech.

Friday 15 November, 2019

How Tixserve is simplifying the last mile of digital ticket delivery
# Startup Scout
# Startup Scout

How Tixserve is simplifying the last mile of digital ticket delivery

Nov 15th 2019, 11:47 AM 497 Views 0 Comments

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

'You can train skill sets, but you can't drive ambition into people if they don't have it'
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'You can train skill sets, but you can't drive ambition into people if they don't have it'

Nov 15th 2019, 11:45 AM 925 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the trade: Legacy and PepTalk founder Bernard Brogan talks ambition on and off the pitch.

'There is money to be made in this industry, if you get it right': Inside the €327m PFS deal
# Future Of Finance
# Future Of Finance

'There is money to be made in this industry, if you get it right': Inside the €327m PFS deal

Nov 15th 2019, 11:42 AM 1,038 Views 0 Comments

Why an Australian giant has snapped up the Trim-based payment business

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax

Nov 15th 2019, 11:39 AM 622 Views 0 Comments

A no-deal is less likely, but the economic storm clouds are still gathering

'It's not enough to just recycle coffee cups': John Beckett is helping Irish tech fight climate change
# Interview
# Interview

'It's not enough to just recycle coffee cups': John Beckett is helping Irish tech fight climate change

Nov 15th 2019, 11:19 AM 872 Views 0 Comments

The serial entrepreneur and ChannelSight founder is branching out into forestry to get tech to go green.

Medical device makers are on a recruitment drive as strict new EU rules edge closer
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

Medical device makers are on a recruitment drive as strict new EU rules edge closer

Nov 15th 2019, 11:18 AM 1,593 Views 1 Comment

The regulations will have a ‘big impact’ on numerous operations based in Ireland.

As TikTok builds up a massive user base, Ireland is taking notice
# Media And Marketing
# Media And Marketing

As TikTok builds up a massive user base, Ireland is taking notice

Nov 15th 2019, 11:14 AM 16,078 Views 12 Comments

First it will get your customers’ eyeballs, then your marketing budgets.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

'I remember when the last crash came, people said 'don't waste a good recession'''
# Tools Of The Trade
# Tools Of The Trade

'I remember when the last crash came, people said 'don't waste a good recession'''

Nov 7th 2019, 11:18 AM 1,184 Views 0 Comments

Tools of the Trade: Co-founder of VOYA skincare, Mark Walton, talks recession and fly-fishing.

Fincovi is bringing its financial management skills to the renewable energy sector
# Startup Scout
# Startup Scout

Fincovi is bringing its financial management skills to the renewable energy sector

Nov 7th 2019, 11:18 AM 334 Views 0 Comments

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

Why ailing Irish firms aren't opting for examinership
# Feature
# Feature

Why ailing Irish firms aren't opting for examinership

Nov 7th 2019, 11:13 AM 435 Views 0 Comments

The procedure is the route less travelled despite its success rate, experts say.

New office players have changed the property game, the industry is turning to tech to keep pace
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

New office players have changed the property game, the industry is turning to tech to keep pace

Nov 7th 2019, 11:09 AM 493 Views 0 Comments

Marble floors no longer cut it as employees have updated their expectations.

Meet the man behind Diaceutics, the data company helping people access life-saving drugs
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the man behind Diaceutics, the data company helping people access life-saving drugs

Nov 7th 2019, 11:01 AM 320 Views 1 Comment

Peter Keeling took the Belfast company public in March and is changing testing for precision medicine.