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Speakific Launches ‘Dating Service’ for Speakers and Events [Video]

Johnny Beirne knows about organising business and networking events: he’s been involved in runnning two of them. He knows it can be a challenge to find good speakers, but he also knows that speaking at such events is an opportunity for experts and thought leaders to promote themselves and their businesses, and that many will do so for little […]

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Barry O'Sullivan, CEO Altocloud

Altocloud’s Barry O’Sullivan wants to make Customer Service better [Video]

He’s been a global business leader in a successful career with Silicon Valley multinationals, and he’s well known to many in Ireland as an investor on Dragon’s Den. Now Barry O’Sullivan has got out of the leather chair and is going to work as CEO of his new startup based in Galway city: Altocloud.[youtube]http://youtu.be/3mjJg3vyZVE[/youtube] Altocloud […]

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High Capital Gains Tax is Stifling Entrepreneurship says Ganley [Video]

[youtube]http://youtu.be/EuhJ22KGnSQ[/youtube]   A Capital Gains Tax rate of 33% is a tax on risk, and operates as a disincentive to entrepreneurship in Ireland, which amounts to “economic illiteracy”.  That’s the view of Galway based entrepreneur and campaigner Declan Ganley, which he expressed recently in an opinion piece in The Sunday Business Post. A few days […]

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Declan Ganley

Declan Ganley will Speak at Startup Galway

Startup Galway has got off to a great start with Trustev’s Pat Phelan and VC Dermot Berkery headlining its first two gatherings.  And they’ve just announced their third event will feature entrepreneur and campaigner Declan Ganley. From the event description on Eventbite: Declan Ganley is one of Galway’s most successful technology entrepreneurs. He founded Rivada […]

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Trustev CEO, Pat Phelan. Image credit: Neil Danton.

Pat Phelan to Speak at Startup Galway Launch Tomorrow [Audio]

Startup Galway is “an emerging initiative to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Galway”, led by local entrepreneurs and technologists.  Galway’s unique combination of education & research institutions, technology industry, heritage, creativity and amenities in a ‘small city’ should make it a fertile ground for startups, they say, and they believe it can be ‘Ireland’s Bay Area’. […]

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