Connor Murphy

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RTÉ: There are four board vacancies but experience of “digital innovation and entrepreneurship” is merely “deemed desirable”.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Oireachtas media committee has taken a break from its investigations into RTÉ retirement parties to issue a call-out for applications from “suitab(...)

Techstars Start-Up Week Dublin organisers Gene Murphy and David Pollard. The event will run from November 19th-23rd. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Techstars, the international business accelerator which has backed more than 1,300 companies globally, is teaming up with Dublin City Council for a we(...)

Datahug co-founder ConnorMurphy: had already stepped back from leading Datahug prior to its sale but he admits it was still hard to say goodbye to a business he had brought so far.

Selling his company Datahug two year ago was a “bittersweet” moment for its co-founder Connor Murphy. But while not ruling out stepping into the ring (...)

Techstars London managing director Eamonn Carey: “There are people with great experience here but the angel funding bit of the puzzle is still missing.”

Irish start-ups should stop rushing to open offices in Silicon Valley or New York and consider looking east instead for future growth opportunities. (...)

Datahug co-founders Connor Murphy and Ray Smith

Datahug, the Dublin-based sales forecasting firm that was bought by CallidusCloud in a $13 million deal last month, saw losses narrow in the year befo(...)

Datahug co-founders Connor Murphy and Ray Smith: their software helps  firms drive sales   by allowing  businesses to identify  previously unknown relationships

Dublin-headquartered Datahug has been bought by US software firm CallidusCloud for $13 million (€11.7 million). The company, which was founded by C(...)

Outside Google’s offices on Barrow Street in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

On a grey misty morning in December 2010, I landed at Dublin Airport after a long flight from San Francisco via Heathrow. I was feeling great – the(...)

James Whelton: “ I was never recognised as being high-achieving or academic at school. It was frustrating as I was really good at programming but getting my ass kicked by my pass maths teacher.” Photograph: The Guardian

When James Whelton was 18, he turned down €100,000 for a 10 per cent stake in his company Social Force in order to develop CoderDojo. While it was a h(...)

Attendees at last night’s event in Belfast,  part of the Web Summit

The Web Summit kicked off last night in Belfast with an event to help start-ups get warmed up ahead of the main summit in Dublin later this week. (...)

With a population of just 4.5 million, the Irish market does not have the scale to deliver the returns on the founders’ efforts. Equally, the availabi(...)

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