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# start-up - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Warner Bros company hit out at Dublin start-up 'like a ton of bricks' over Scooby brand name
# Busterbox
# Busterbox

Warner Bros company hit out at Dublin start-up 'like a ton of bricks' over Scooby brand name

Feb 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 24,330 Views 37 Comments

ScoobyBox has had to change its brand name to BusterBox after trademark issues with a Warner Bros company.

# start-up - Thursday 22 February, 2018

The new project helping parents develop their kids' emotional resilience
# Funding Boost
# Funding Boost

The new project helping parents develop their kids' emotional resilience

Feb 22nd 2018, 6:15 AM 15,574 Views 8 Comments

Education Desty, a software development start-up is rolling out mentors in schools to get children to use its programme.

# start-up - Sunday 16 August, 2015

This start-up prints 3D hands for disabled kids so they can feel like superheroes
# Special Gift
# Special Gift

This start-up prints 3D hands for disabled kids so they can feel like superheroes

Aug 16th 2015, 6:10 PM 13,476 Views 36 Comments

“The hands can have a magical ability to make a kid feel good about his or her special hand or arm, and give them some confidence.”

# start-up - Monday 1 June, 2015

How a 22 year old turned a crazy idea into a company seeking $2 million
# Rapchat
# Rapchat

How a 22 year old turned a crazy idea into a company seeking $2 million

Jun 1st 2015, 8:00 PM 35,228 Views 5 Comments

He realised the enormous potential that social media held in the area of freestyle rap.

# start-up - Monday 4 May, 2015

Bored of seeing the same old thing when you start up a browser? Change it
# Start-up
# Start-up

Bored of seeing the same old thing when you start up a browser? Change it

May 4th 2015, 9:15 AM 13,783 Views 4 Comments

If you want to make it a little more useful the next time you start up your browser.

# start-up - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Snapchat turned down a $3bn offer from Facebook. Good call: it's now worth $19bn
# Snapcash
# Snapcash

Snapchat turned down a $3bn offer from Facebook. Good call: it's now worth $19bn

Feb 18th 2015, 1:40 PM 13,054 Views 24 Comments

All those snaps are adding up.

# start-up - Saturday 27 September, 2014

These maps show Ireland's third level spin-off companies - but what do they tell us?
# Spinning Around
# Spinning Around

These maps show Ireland's third level spin-off companies - but what do they tell us?

Sep 27th 2014, 10:00 AM 10,870 Views 9 Comments

The country’s spin outs all in one place – but what do they need to survive?

# start-up - Thursday 11 September, 2014

The Big Idea: The Dublin education company building a global audience of 1 million students
# Back To School
# Back To School

The Big Idea: The Dublin education company building a global audience of 1 million students

Sep 11th 2014, 8:49 PM 10,528 Views 3 Comments

Examtime is just 18 months old, but already is making waves in the education world by putting students first.

# start-up - Monday 1 September, 2014

This Galway husband and wife team found a new purpose for drones - saving lives
# Disaster Zones
# Disaster Zones

This Galway husband and wife team found a new purpose for drones - saving lives

Sep 1st 2014, 5:34 PM 19,643 Views 10 Comments

Disaster Tech Lab uses drone mounted sensors to search for survivors using WiFi signals.

# start-up - Friday 25 July, 2014

A flip-flop company crowdfunded $10,000 in ONE hour
# No More Blow-outs
# No More Blow-outs

A flip-flop company crowdfunded $10,000 in ONE hour

Jul 25th 2014, 5:25 PM 22,887 Views 9 Comments

Willi Footwear wants to make sure your thongs never break on you again.

# start-up - Friday 24 January, 2014

10 pieces of insufferable tech jargon we must destroy
# Disrupt
From The Daily Edge
# Disrupt

10 pieces of insufferable tech jargon we must destroy

Jan 24th 2014, 1:20 PM 28,369 Views 52 Comments

Stop disrupting us with your gamification-based start up.

# start-up - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award

Oct 30th 2013, 5:45 PM 8,249 Views 2 Comments

Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.

# start-up - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Self-driving cars, printed weapons and is the NSA watching you?
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Self-driving cars, printed weapons and is the NSA watching you?

Oct 27th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,946 Views 12 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# start-up - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Column: Childcare is the main obstacle for women getting into business
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Childcare is the main obstacle for women getting into business

Feb 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 117 Views 36 Comments

If we want more women to become entrepreneurs and help rebuild the economy, then a national childcare scheme is needed, says Sarah Nic Lochlainn.

# start-up - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Archaeologist brings Ireland's heritage to life in new audio guide
# Abarta
# Abarta

Archaeologist brings Ireland's heritage to life in new audio guide

Jul 15th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,460 Views 6 Comments

Irish archaeologist Neil Jackman says wanted to “create something positive” when he found himself unemployed – and so he rounded up a talented team to bring Ireland’s history to life.

# start-up - Monday 16 April, 2012

Ten 'stand out' start-ups selected for business support programme
# Start Ups
# Start Ups

Ten 'stand out' start-ups selected for business support programme

Apr 16th 2012, 6:34 PM 4,892 Views 7 Comments

Each of the ten teams selected will be provided with mentoring from world-class industry experts and €15,000 seed funding.

# start-up - Sunday 15 January, 2012

So, what exactly is Pinterest? (And why is everyone paying attention to it?)
# Next Big Thing
# Next Big Thing

So, what exactly is Pinterest? (And why is everyone paying attention to it?)

Jan 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 11,655 Views 36 Comments

Pinterest is the next big social network apparently – but what exactly is it? Here’s our handy cut-out-and-keep guide.

# start-up - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead
# RIP
# RIP

22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead

Nov 15th 2011, 4:42 PM 10,697 Views 22 Comments

Ilya Zhitomirskiy set up Diaspora with three other New York University students in 2010 as an ‘anti-Facebook’.