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Notes From The Commish: Kudos DTS!

Last week was Dublin Tech Summit week, and for a first time conference with big plans for the future, I thought they delivered …

23 February 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Fiach Mac Conghail: Plugging and Playing in Dublin 8

Culture Bits, sponsored by CurrencyFair. Fiach Mac Conghail was appointed Head of The Digital Hub, a collaborative space for digital companies to scale …

17 February 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Notes From The Commish: Women, Tech and Hell

This week two years ago I wrote what became one of my most popular blog posts as Commish – about women, tech and …

16 February 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Bren Byrne: OFFSETting Irish Design and Creativity

Culture bits, sponsored by CurrencyFair. Bren Byrne and Lisa Haran are the directors of Ireland’s (and one of Europe’s) freshest design happenings, OFFSET. I …

10 February 2017 / By Irina Dzhambazova

The Green Phone

With our innate talents and the accelerating forces of technology, it’s within our grasp to develop the risk management domain expertise from within Ireland. There is no reason Ireland cannot become for financial services risk and compliance what Israel is for cyber-security risk.

06 February 2017 / By Thomas Deely

Notes from the Commish: Tipping Point

When the world’s best known VC, Fred Wilson broke his silence about the extreme and divisive policies of the new US president on Sunday, his large …

02 February 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Ita O’Sullivan: Playing Jam in the Center of Cork

Ita O’Sullivan is the startup community manager for Bank of Ireland in Cork. We talked to her about Cork’s strengths, opportunities and why …

23 January 2017 / By Irina Dzhambazova

Notes from the Commish: 20,000 Startups?

When I read about the 20,000 new startups in Ireland in 2016 and saw all the positive social media surrounding the announcement, I felt more …

19 January 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Richie Power: Saving Cinema From the Edge of the World

Ritchie Power co-founded Showtime Analytics in 2014, aiming to save the cinema industry. In late 2016, Yueke, a subsidiary of China’s Alibaba Pictures, …

13 January 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Notes From the Commish: A Year for Spoofers?

Happy New Year folks and what a year 2017 is already shaping up to be. It was superb to see such a strong …

11 January 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell