Zendesk

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Recognising that juggling work and a new baby tests even the best organised parents, the company is aiming to ease the path to parenthood by topping up maternity leave with 16 weeks paid leave for fathers and second parents. Photograph: pixdeluxe/Getty Images

It’s a sign of the times at software company, Zendesk. Its Irish workforce is getting older and the patter of little feet is growing louder as the num(...)

Zendesk officially moved premises to a six-storey standalone block near the Grand Canal in June.

Zendesk, a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based customer service company that last year announced plans to take on an additional 300 people in Ireland, (...)

SaaStock chief executive and co-founder Alex Theuma onstage at last year’s event. Photograph: Dan Taylor

The world’s first dedicated software-as-a-service (SaaS) start-up competition is to take place in Dublin later this year as part of SaaStock. More th(...)

Co-working and flexible office space has emerged as a driver of demand and take-up in the Irish market. Photograph: iStock

Offices Co-working and flexible office space – where companies and individuals rent on a short-term basis – has emerged as a driver of demand and tak(...)

Even the largest FDI investment typically starts with just one person and a desk. Photograph: iStock
Landing a dream job

For the past six years, Ireland has been named the best country in the world for attracting high-value foreign direct investment. Much of that success(...)

In 2016 total exports into the UK from Ireland grew by 2 per cent, according to Marina Donohoe of Enterprise Ireland. “If you strip out food, they grew by 6 per cent.”

Though the final outcome of the Brexit negotiations is unknown, one certainty is that the UK will remain our major trading partner. The fifth-largest(...)

Ali Rayl of Slack: “The market is very bullish on our prospects, and so are we”.

There was some serious eyebrow-raising recently when Slack announced it had raised an additional $250 million (€213 million) from investors in a move (...)

Zendesk has signed a lease to move to 55 Charlemont Place, a six-storey stand-alone bock on the edge of the Grand Canal

Cloud-based customer service software firm Zendesk, which established an office in Dublin with just two engineers in 2012, is to take on an additional(...)

Facebook is to seek a further office block of 7,432-9,290sq m (80,000-100,000sq ft) in Dublin by 2018 – sufficient space to accommodate a further 700-plus workers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Demand for office space in Dublin is now running at its strongest level for years even before a range of banks and financial institutions decide if t(...)

Online marketplace Etsy set up its Irish operation in 2013. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Starting up for global success

The stereotypical view of an FDI company is of a large global enterprise which announces the creation of hundreds if not thousands of new jobs in a la(...)

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