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David Scanlon, the Man Who Sold Me Ireland

I met David Scanlon three years ago on a sunny day in Bulgaria. He had come to Sofia in his Enterprise Ireland role …

21 April 2017 / By Irina Dzhambazova

Coping on, nosiness and jaywalking – a walk through the secrets of the Dublin Payments community

“Conor, why is Dublin such a great place for payments tech?” she asked. “Ehhhhhh…” I countered ingeniously. I was at one of the …

07 April 2017 / By Conor Wogan

Paddy Flynn: Adopting Startups, the Google Way

Google is known for a breadth of programs supporting startups globally. But there is one which is native and exclusive to Ireland: Adopt …

05 April 2017 / By Irina Dzhambazova

Notes from the Commish: A Farewell Post – Finally!

In April 2014 I received a group email entitled: Please share this with your networks! I then read about a fascinating new role …

31 March 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

A Torrent Of Startups

Standing at the side of the gorgeous 11th floor of Google last night I’d forgotten how far I’d come in such a short …

29 March 2017 / By Donal Scannell

Julie Sinnamon: the Accidental Glass Ceiling Shatterer

Culture Bits, sponsored by CurrencyFair. Julie Sinnamon has been the CEO of Enterprise Ireland for over 3 years. She was the first woman to …

24 March 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Mike Feerick: a Meaningful Career on the Internet since 1991

Mike Feerick has one of the most interesting, diverse and different life experiences anyone could dream of. From being accepted too early to …

16 March 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Notes From The Commish: Female Founder? Yes!

Almost two years ago we launched the Wonderful Women’s Speakers list, a public Google doc to encourage women all over the country to register …

09 March 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell

Dublin Tech Humans: Sarah Scannell, Dublin City Council

Mapping Dublin’s tech ecosystem, one human at a time I’m Sarah Scannell, and I have worked for Dublin City Council for the last …

03 March 2017 / By Irina Dzhambazova

Notes From The Commish: Sparks Will Fly

Dublin City Council published a press release yesterday about the transition of projects from the Commissioner’s office. Our publication Dublin Globe, The Brekkie and the Tech Concierge service will all …

03 March 2017 / By Niamh Bushnell