Shane Murphy and Darragh Kirby and pitched online group travel and activity booking platform, Groopeze. Photo:  Shane O’Neill.

Turning gaps in the market into business opportunities was the theme at the AIB Start-up Night in Dublin last night. Guest speaker Jennie McGinn of(...)

Think really hard before starting a business, Nueda founder Brendan Monaghan told the Belfast Start-up Night this week.

Think really hard before starting a business, Nueda founder Brendan Monaghan told the Belfast Start-up Night this week. Monaghan started Nueda,(...)

Philip Bain, co-founder of ShredBank, Northern Ireland’s leading on-site document shredding company, will talk about his new book of advice for start-ups, Start to Grow.

A Belfast entrepreneur will share his guide to starting and growing a business at the AIB Start-up Night next week. The event will take place o(...)

“Pop-ups for gaining email subscribers are so important but remember to offer an actual incentive, such as a competition, and don’t ask for much information,” says Seth Smith, founder of Bachelor’s Box

It is almost impossible to start a business without making a few mistakes along the way. Here are a few things entrepreneurs wish they had known befor(...)

Bobby Kerr said when he started Insomnia Coffee, “you never saw anybody walking down the street with a latte”.

There was a focus on successful companies with local origins at the AIB Start-up Night in Kilkenny. Bobby Kerr talked about the growth of his company,(...)

Barry O’Sullivan: Eyre Square is being transformed with the recent addition of a new Startlab Galway incubator and the “PorterShed” which is currently being fitted out

A year ago this week, I wrote an opinion piece for The Irish Times titled “Galway now challenging Dublin as a software start-up location”. I argued(...)

Colm Healy of Skelligs Chocolates will talk about taking over the business in 2004 and rebuilding after a major fire in 2010 that “destroyed the building, not the business”.

There will be a focus on food businesses at the AIB Start-up Night in Killarney this evening. Nobo Ice Cream co-founder Brian Nolan will speak (...)

Celebrity chef Kevin Dundon and GIY founder Michael Kelly during the AIB Start Up Academy in the Sky and the Ground, Wexford. Photo: Jim Campbell Photography.

Handmade chocolates, craft beer and “grow it yourself” food were some of the business ventures discussed at the AIB Start-up Night in Wexford this wee(...)

John Tuohy: said cash flow and market research are essentials for new businesses. Photograph: Maura Hickey

Pet farms, ticketing platforms and lingerie were some of the topics that emerged at the AIB Start-up Night in Athlone . Guest speaker Ciara Donlon, f(...)

Jayne Ronayne, co-founder of KonnectAgain: “To be apart of an alumni community is something incredibly valuable and everyone should have the ability to access their alumni community in a way that is easy, fast and efficient”

An adviser once told me that my idea was “cute”; a potential investor told me to consider going back to school. However, despite the self-doubt, sleep(...)