We love a good piece of writing around here and it turns out, there’s a lot of it in the Dublin Startup ecosystem.
So, we decided to put together a list of some of our favorites from our fair city and beyond broken down under two headings – Insightful and Useful.
Writing excellent content has been key to Intercom’s growth since the early days. The Inside Intercom weekly digest never fails to deliver readable and insightful articles on how to build a product and run a company. They are written by pretty much everyone from within Intercom and are carefully edited and curated by John Collins and his editorial team.
While NewsWhip’s content intelligence platform is the eyes and ears of the world’s media and marketers, the weekly digest displays the impressive handle they have on social media insights from across the world. From content intelligence and digital journalism to Facebook video and social trends, they have you covered.
Rerun by Axonista
Axonista powers a whole new generation of intuitive video experiences for the world’s leading brands and media companies. In their weekly newsletter on the future of TV, video and the increasing rise of virtual reality, they help readers make sense of all that’s new in the space.
The High Performance Newsletter by Teamwork
With a name like Teamwork, it’s not surprising that they are into teams and how they work. Having learned a lot about teamwork over the years, and how high-performing teams can power a business, they happily share some of that knowledge. An email hits inboxes twice a week with their best and richest blog pieces, filled with tips and best practices.
The Bizi Newsletter by Bizimply
Bizimply helps growing businesses to manage their workforces better through improved scheduling, attendance and employee communication. In their Bizi newsletter, they cover everything from tips for hiring seasonal workers, all the way to the future of restaurants.
The full stack security company comes with a full stack blog and newsletter. It covers everything from the daily life of its founders and employees and how they cope with work/life balance, through to the art of security.
Articles and new methods of managing day-to-day stresses are sent out once a month by the maker of Pip, a tiny device that tells you just how stressed you are. Great recent topics include emotional intelligence, the difference between online and face-to-face interaction and why breaks are as important as work.
The Phorest Blog
It’s all about growth with this newsletter. Phorest‘s software solution for the hair and beauty industry takes care of everything for salons, from the appointments to the point of sale, stock control and the marketing tools. The blog and newsletter aim to help salons attract their clients back more often. The newsletter includes marketing, sales, management tips and a dose of inspiration, alongside Phorest insider happenings and news.
The ADAPT Center Newsletter
As we wrote in January, there is a research revolution happening in Ireland with 38 research and tech centres doing incredible work. To get a sense of it, subscribe to ADAPT’s monthly newsletter, which showcases the breadth of events, initiatives and groundbreaking research work this centre does in the field of content, machine learning and more.
The MiniCorp Digest
MiniCorp is a concept, design and development agency based here in Dublin. Their email digest is jam-packed with interesting content like posts on MVPs and video stories of great Dublin startups and product launches, including our very own TechIreland.
LEO Dublin City Newsletter
Typically circulated twice a month, the Local Enterprise Office newsletter brings you the updates and supports from your Local Enterprise Office, information on grants, news, and events. See it as a window into the “one stop shop” the LEOs offer to anyone taking the first steps to starting a business in Ireland.
The Enterprise News
Enterprise Ireland is the government agency that supports entrepreneurship, growth and exports. Their newsletter provides highlights of their client companies’ success stories and announcements, updates on their programmes and initiatives here and overseas, and industry news.
Startup Digest Dublin
The Dublin chapter of the personalised insider newsletter for all things startup. Run by local curators Sarah O’Farrell and Paddy Quinlan, you can rely on the Digest to give you times, dates and all the other information you need to attend startup events, conferences, and meetups in Dublin. They throw in some quirky listings too – and trust us there are plenty of those.
The Dogpatch Labs Newsletter
News and events from one of Dublin’s best co-working and event spaces. As a place that clusters many startups under one cool roof and offers multiple events each night, the newsletter certainly has a lot to say and share.
The DCU Ryan Academy Newsletter
The newsletter with dates and details on programs and events run by this supporter of ambition. A leading University centre for supporting startups, DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurs was founded by the Ryan Family (Ryanair) with Dublin City University. It runs a number of different startup accelerators, programmes and bootcamps as well as general startup events and initiatives. It is certainly not to be missed out on if you are on the journey from a great idea to a profitable and scalable business.
Also on the university side, is Trinity’s fortnightly newsletter which brings you up-to-date news from Trinity’s involvement in the world of startups and entrepreneurship, along with a handy guide to events and more that should be noted in your diary for the weeks and months ahead.
The TechLife Ireland Newsletter
This brand new platform and newsletter says Bine ati venit la, Witamy w, Sveiki atvykę į and Καλωσορίσατε στο to its readers and offers insights into tech jobs in Ireland through the stories of the adopted Irish from all over the world. The monthly instalment also offers job postings and upcoming events taking place at global companies HQ’d here. Want to know what attracts the world’s tech talent to Ireland? Subscribe to this newsletter.
The CoderDojo Newsletter
The CoderDojo movement – founded in Cork in 2011, believes that an understanding of programming languages is increasingly important in the modern world, that it’s both better and easier to learn these skills early, and that nobody should be denied the opportunity to do so. To that end, they have built a global network of free, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs for young people. And a newsletter to highlight them.
Two more for good measure
The BUILTINCORK Newsletter
BUILTINCORK is a new network and community resource for first-time technology entrepreneurs in the Cork region. It leverages the success of some of the city’s established software and hardware entrepreneurs and reports on their progress and initiatives, as well as all else happening in the capital of the south.
Galway is an open and creative city, and if you want to know more about startup events, initiatives and other interesting news, this newsletter is for you. It’s maker, Startup Galway is an emerging initiative to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the city, led by John Breslin, John Brosnan, Tara Dalrymple, Mic FitzGerald and Barry O’Sullivan.