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# entrepreneurs - Friday 10 January, 2020

'There is no free lunch, there is no reward where there is no risk'

Tools of the Trade: Mazars’ Mark Kennedy talks the piano, publishing and learning to manage risk.

# entrepreneurs - Friday 13 September, 2019

U2 and Denis O'Brien back new network to support Irish entrepreneurs on both sides of the border

Endeavor will offer mentoring, support, and financing to four to six Irish entrepreneurs each year.

# entrepreneurs - Thursday 27 June, 2019

'Be patient; it's going to take a hell of a lot longer than you would anticipate'

Gerry Scullion, founder of King of Kefir, talks radishes and getting lost down rabbit holes.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars

The entrepreneurs, inventors, entertainers and leaders of the future.

# entrepreneurs - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'After being refused social welfare I started laughing. I was in the gutter. The only way was up'

Michael Dawson was down to his last few pennies before he founded the One4All voucher.

# entrepreneurs - Saturday 24 September, 2016

"It's not enough to just be a citizen" - the millionaire entrepreneur who's giving back

This year, 10,000 JEP students had combined sales of €250,000, with profits of €159,000.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Journal Media launches brand new business site

Fora will help SMEs and startups access information, support and quality journalism.

# entrepreneurs - Friday 1 January, 2016

Ten entrepreneurs share the advice that made them successful

“I always did something I was a little not ready to do.”

# entrepreneurs - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Ireland may have big entrepreneurial dreams - but we're still wedded to the boss's chequebook

The country is below average when it comes to most key startup indicators.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Why Richard Branson isn't a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

# entrepreneurs - Sunday 12 July, 2015

# entrepreneurs - Monday 22 June, 2015

Fancy starting your own business? Here's some helpful advice...

People tend to forget that most entrepreneurs have failed, more than once, before they find success. And I’m no different.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

The level of female start ups in Ireland has increased 600% since 2011

With 1,500 jobs on the way Richard Bruton has hailed Ireland’s entrepreneurs as ‘heroes’.

# entrepreneurs - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Why this TD thinks we love failure in Ireland Entrepreneurship This post contains videos

Why this TD thinks we love failure in Ireland

Dara Calleary wants more encouragement for Ireland’s young entrepreneurs.

# entrepreneurs - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

How to: Kickstart business by stepping back from social media... and picking up the phone

And what entrepreneurs can learn from sports stars.

# entrepreneurs - Monday 8 December, 2014

This young entrepreneur beat over 1,100 others to be crowned Ireland's best

So here’s what makes his startup a €50,000 winner…

# entrepreneurs - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Get your skates on if you want your business idea to win €100k

Young entrepreneurs who need a leg up have a week to enter Government-sponsored fund.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Tralee hosts summer academy focusing on traditional, artisan food production

Consumer interest in locally-sourced and -produced foods are providing a boost to Irish food SMEs.

# entrepreneurs - Monday 23 June, 2014

We're the best: Ireland is the most entrepreneurial country in Europe

And we place 7th out of 28 countries surveyed around the world, too.

# entrepreneurs - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Opinion: Once, there were artists, entrepreneurs and everyone else on the sidelines. Then the internet came along.

The playing field has been levelled. Now, secret bakers can set up kitchen businesses, talented crafters can open Etsy shops, and technically gifted people can invent apps.

# entrepreneurs - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Entrepreneurship shortfall targeted by €500,000 graduate fund

Applications for up to €50,000 in funding are being sought from recent college-leavers.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

'Google Earth for the human body': start-up from NUIG wins European prize

The Galway healthcare company saw off 100 other competitors from around Europe.

# entrepreneurs - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump - together

The Fumbally Exchange is due to spread to 13 new locations this year – and two-thirds of its member businesses plan to expand this year.

# entrepreneurs - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Column: This is the 'Dangerous Cocktail' afflicts senior management teams the world over

Senior teams are very often the worst performing groups in the organisation – and I should know, I’ve spend enough time in one, writes Brian F Smyth.

# entrepreneurs - Saturday 15 March, 2014

# entrepreneurs - Monday 10 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning, it’s the start of a new week so here’s today’s news to get your day started.

Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs

Over one-in-two entrepreneurs surveyed believe the lack of finance options for start-ups was stifling the growth of new businesses.

# entrepreneurs - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: What does an entrepreneur need to know when starting out?

Many SME managers have expertise and interest in a specific area – but no financial management experience or expertise. So how do they secure funding for their businesses?

# entrepreneurs - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Dragon’s Den star to discuss entrepreneurship before Oireachtas committee today

O’Sullivan will discuss what the government can do to encourage and support entrepreneurs in business.

# entrepreneurs - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why does government make it safer to invest in houses than jobs?

Capital Gains Tax is a good way of making the rich pay their taxes – but it isn’t only the rich that invest into start-ups. This tax should be treated completely differently for job creation initiatives.

# entrepreneurs - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth 'a million'

Not quite in euro, but they’re getting there.

# entrepreneurs - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Ireland named Europe's most entrepreneurial country

The Wall Street Journal analysed data on the venture capital being raised by tech companies.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

This is what the Nasdaq bell ringing in Dublin looks like

Taoiseach Enda Kenny became the first person to ever ring the opening bell in Ireland.

# entrepreneurs - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow

The NASDAQ bell will signal the opening of the Web Summit which is taking place in Dublin.

# entrepreneurs - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From The42 Leinster captain Cullen throws his weight behind community outreach projects Inspiring Tales

Leinster captain Cullen throws his weight behind community outreach projects

The second-row’s work with Enactus has given him an insight into the potential of Ireland’s youth.

# entrepreneurs - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Cutting edge technologies in healthcare will increase efficiency

Tablet devices for nurses and electronic medical records – just some of the ideas showcased at a digital healthcare gathering in Dublin yesterday.

# entrepreneurs - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Books AND gaming both have place with student entrepreneurs

Feeling down about the future of this country? These enterprising students give us a sense of hope…

# entrepreneurs - Sunday 7 April, 2013

The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success* Road Show This post contains videos

The Irish start-up that went on a 3,000km road trip to success*

Meet the Soundwave guys whose photo travelogue shows how sometimes you have to take the road less travelled – literally – to get stuff done. *(fingers crossed)

# entrepreneurs - Saturday 6 April, 2013

How do you stop your water bottle leaking onto your iPad?

Hundreds of secondary school students are creating businesses for national entrepreneurship final. This little invention is just one of the entries.

# entrepreneurs - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Column: Proposed local government reforms will lead to job losses and closures

Entrepreneurs, job-seekers, rural enterprises, tourism initiatives and community-based projects all rely on local development companies – which could be forced to close under new reforms, writes John Walsh.

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