5 reasons why Dublin is a great place for startups

When it comes to launching your own company, there are lots of cities around the world to choose from but there’s a reason (or a few) why so many successful companies have chosen to start and grow their businesses in Ireland…

  1. Innovation

Ireland is home to a multitude of innovative people, companies and research centres, making it easy for new businesses to access the right staff, suppliers, investors and support.

  1.  Support

Starting out is never going to be a walk in the park but fear not, you’ll find everything you need and more here in Dublin. With everything from startup support and mentoring programmes, investors and events, everything you could need is no more than an email or an intro away!

You can find information on different types of support available for startups here, here and here.

  1. Community

Dublin is a very startup-friendly city – perhaps one of the most friendly around and we’re not just talking about the people and the parties. Whether you’re thinking about launching a company, have just started out, work for a startup or otherwise, Dublin’s tech scene is open and inviting.

  1. Location, location, location

While Dublin may seem small in comparison to London or San Francisco, being ‘compact’ certainly has its benefits. With a large and highly skilled workforce from home and abroad always on the lookout for new opportunities, you will never be stuck for staff.

Being small makes Dublin an ideal location to live and work at all ages.

  1. Gateway

Our location here in Ireland provides every business on these shores with easy transport links to Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Being a member of the EU and having the Euro also makes trade easier for businesses with access to some of the richest markets in the world.

If you’re thinking about launching your own company or moving your business to Dublin, you can avail of Startup Dublin’s Tech Concierge service to find out all you need to know about Dublin as a city, home and startup hub. For more information email: sarah@startupdublin.com

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