Shake’s co-founder Kevin Holler: “We went straight for the US . . . aiming to ‘go big or go home’.”

What happens to start-ups that don’t quite make it? We’re all familiar with the various competitions and academies to help advise start-ups in their(...)

Lorraine Byrne and Christian Ryder of FoneSense

Irish start-up FoneSense has won a global mobile app competition, coming in first place at the Fiware smart business competition. The team came joint(...)

The UCD campus: Thirty innovation and entrepreneurship students from the Innovation Academy at UCD took part in the “design thinking” experiment at the Wayra start-up accelerator in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Wayra start-up accelerator in Dublin played host to a novel experiment last month. Thirty innovation and entrepreneurship students from the Innova(...)

The FoneSense  presentation  to the World Cup Tech Challenge at Microsoft’s head offices in Silicon Valley

Walking through a crowded amphitheatre to your national anthem may be a scenario more associated with sporting heroes, but for two Irish technology st(...)

Start-ups savouring opportunity offered by FUSION

Tomorrow 10 start-ups will pitch media industry leaders from The Financial Times, Contagious Magazine, The Boston Globe, and elsewhere at the Grand Fi(...)

Five hopefuls pit their wits in pursuit of a single goal

The Irish Times FUSION programme is down to the final 10 start-ups. FUSION is an experimental initiative to explore the future of advertising, an area(...)