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‘Churn is a dangerous ingredient that can’t be ignored’ – Claire Burge, This is Productivity

“Eat. Sleep. SaaS. Repeat.” That wasn’t just a slogan but the anthem this year’s SaaStock at the RDS in Dublin. Just listen: Eat. …

22 September 2017 / By Kevin Kline

Dublin-based Pointy raises $6 million in Series A funding

Dublin-based Pointy, the tech startup that brings the contents of local retailers online through their unique “Pointy box” hardware, has today announced a …

21 September 2017 / By Amanda Connolly

Tech’s next big thing won’t work for one-quarter of all people – an Irish startup wants to fix that

Tech titans are pouring a fortune into voice-control technology, but they’ve missed a trick – most speech systems don’t work for children. Patricia …

05 September 2017 / By Fora.ie

‘There’s an illusion that entrepreneurs need to work 80 hours a week. I don’t believe that’ – Seán Brett, Steeltech Sheds

There’s one simple rule Seán Brett likes to live by: business should always be fun. It’s a simple mantra, but it’s hard to …

01 September 2017 / By Fora.ie

‘When we launched FoodCloud it didn’t work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board’ – Iseult Ward, FoodCloud

Over the past five years, FoodCloud’s co-founder Iseult Ward has become “hooked”. She’s hooked on the social enterprise startup she set up with Aoibheann …

25 August 2017 / By Fora.ie

‘I find risking other people’s time and energy much harder than risking my own’ – Elva Carri, Girl Crew

Born out of a Facebook group set up to organise a night out, Elva Carri’s social platform GirlCrew is now much more than that. …

17 August 2017 / By Fora.ie

Startup Salon looks to the future for September’s event in Dogpatch Labs

If you have a startup or work with a startup in Ireland, chances are that you’ve heard of Startup Salon before. Since 2015 Startup …

13 August 2017 / By Amanda Connolly

This new Irish-made mobile game lets you create your very own paradise

Available worldwide from today, Eden Isle: Resort Paradise is a quirky game for iPhone and iPad that lets players build and manage a …

10 August 2017 / By Amanda Connolly

Take a guided tour of… The global tech company based in a Howth lighthouse

When Robin Blandford wanted a bigger office for his company, a generic space in a business park wasn’t exactly what he had in …

09 August 2017 / By Fora.ie

‘So much of fintech is people giving stuff away for free. It’s not sustainable’

Brett Meyers of CurrencyFair tells us what sector he thinks is the most over-hyped… What’s the worst job/task you ever had to do? …

07 August 2017 / By Fora.ie