Dave Mcclure

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US actor and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt at  the Web Summit in LisbonPatricia Photograph: De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

Whether it’s the pitch competitions that run throughout the Web Summit or the room full of early-stage companies competing for attention from attende(...)

Paddy Cosgrave, chief executive officer of Web Summit. The Lisbon venues hold up to 80,000 people so it didn’t feel half as cramped as  the RDS. Photograph: Paulo Duarte/Bloomberg

If you aren’t familiar with the Web Summit, it’s the Irish founded tech conference that started in Dublin in 2009 with less than 400 attendees and gre(...)

Trans-species trauma: A catch of carp in Germany appear to be  as stunned as the rest of us. Photograph: Bernd Wustneck/AFP/Getty Images
Planet Business

In numbers: Singular joy $14 billion Sales racked up by Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba on last year’s Singles Day, an event originally set up by s(...)

Dave McClure of 500 Startups: will speak at AngelSummit in Dublin

Irish and international investors will gather in Dublin this week for AngelSummit which is taking place on Wednesday and Thursday. The conference wil(...)

d.school at Stanford University: it draws from all of the graduate schools at Stanford giving students a greater confidence in their ability to be creative in their area of study

Ireland, though not a global design capital, is not a bad place to develop a new product. Dublin was shortlisted to the final three entrants for th(...)