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Gene Murphy on Irish Startup Weekends [Audio]

It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, and four Irish cities are taking part in the Global Startup Battle. Galway Startup Weekend was on last weekend, and Dublin, Cork and Limerick are repeating the exercise next weekend. Gene Murphy is one of the organisers of Startup Weekend Dublin, and he’s my guest on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to […]

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Think Visual Will Graphically Harvest Your Event [Video]

We published an interview with John Kennedy of Silicon Republic a few days ago, which made reference to the graphics they’ve featured by a Cork company: Think Visual.  Then I met Naomi Fein, CEO of Think Visual, at the launch of TEDxCorkWomen last week. [youtube]http://youtu.be/sWmpyEo4O4M[/youtube] Think Visual are passionate about graphics and about the potential of […]

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TEDx CorkWomen is Launched

TEDxCorkWomen was launched last night at Electric on South Mall in Cork.  Technology.ie was there, and spoke to Deirdre O’Shaughnessy, editor of Cork Independent, who will MC the event on December 6.  We were joined by Joan Walsh of Partnership Europe, one of the sponsors of TEDxCorkWomen. [youtube]http://youtu.be/BRwFG9zNttw[/youtube] Tickets for TEDxCorkWomen are limited to just […]

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Andrew MacAdam of Microsoft Ireland [Video]

Here’s another video from Startup Express.  Andrew MacAdam is Technology Evangelist with Microsoft Ireland and came from Dublin to Cork especially to join the Geek Train on its way to Web Summit. Andrew explains Microsoft’s interest in supporting startups and talks about the Bizspark programme which provides entrepreneurs with free access to Microsoft tools and […]

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Startup Express End to End

I took a quick walk through the Startup Express shortly before it left Kent Station in Cork on Tuesday.  Almost everyone is aboard, and it was before all the speaking and pitching got underway, so people are mostly seated.  Do you see anyone you know? Video is about 170% of normal speed.   Related articles […]

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Startup Express: Enjoy This Trip

And it is a trip!  StartupExpress.net is one of the most delightful websites we’ve ever seen, and now the excitement surrounding the experience itself is really starting to build.  It’s all thanks to a group of entrepreneurs who decided to hire a train to bring Cork’s tech community to the Dublin Web Summit in style. […]

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Shine a Light for the Homeless Tonight

Focus Ireland is working to end homelessness in Ireland.  Tonight, 70 Irish business leaders will sleep out in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens and Cork City Gaol, as part of Focus Ireland’s Shine a Light campaign. There are plenty of well known faces taking part from the world of Irish tech and business.  So pick one and […]

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Hailo launched in Cork city

Hailo Expands Coverage To Cork

Hailo announced this morning that it is now available in Cork city. They’re also offering a special promotion to first time users in Cork: Just download Hailo on your iPhone or Android, register an account with a credit or debit card, and add the promocode CORK01 to your account. To use your voucher, just choose […]

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