Niamh Bushnell

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Niamh Bushnell is to join Soapbox Labs. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

TechIreland chief executive Niamh Bushnell is to step down as head of the organisation to take up the role of chief communications officer with start-(...)

Attendees at the Women Funding Women event in Dublin last week, which was organised by the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network.

Women continue to face more obstacles than men in choosing to work in the tech sector, one of Ireland’s leading venture capitalists has said. Jayne B(...)

TechIreland founder Niamh Bushnell: “Female founders feel imposter syndrome much more keenly and it makes them less confident about putting numbers together to tell a bigger story.”

When Niamh Bushnell was preparing to pitch to investors for her company Idirus a few years ago, she was given some surprising, yet direct, advice from(...)

More than 3,000 representatives from major construction companies, developers and property managers are expected to attend the National Construction Summit on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

MONDAY Results: McDonalds. Indicators: Euro-zone loan growth (Mar); German retail sales (Mar), inflation (Apr). TUESDAY Results: Trinity Biotec(...)

Alaina Percival of Women Who Code: “As we shake out the bad behaviour in the industry there will be opportunities for other people to rise up”

We may hear plenty about so-called “tech bros” and their appalling behaviour, but in spite of this the technology sector is slowly becoming a more wel(...)

Eamonn Boland, Marie Bourke, Barry Lunn, Valerie Somers and Denver Humphrey of Arralis: the radar and wireless communications specialist raised €50 million in funding last year. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

More than half of Irish product-focused technology firms that obtained funding in 2017 were established during the last five years, new figures show. (...)

Many of the impressive female-founded firms born of late have blossomed on the back of increased funding and scaling support from organisations such as Enterprise Ireland.

First, the good news. As research covered elsewhere in our business section reveals, the number of female-founded technology start-ups in Ireland is o(...)

Almost two-thirds of female founded start-ups are less than five years

Irish female-founded tech start-ups are young, well funded and skilled at creating employment, new figures show. Data compiled by TechIreland reveals(...)

The Digital Hub is the largest cluster of technology, digital media and internet companies in Ireland.

Hundreds of companies have passed through the doors of Dublin’s Digital Hub since it was established in 2003, with household names such as Amazon and (...)

Nicola Mortimer of Three: “I definitely think the environment for entrepreneurs has changed for the better.”
The start-up island

Ireland now boasts 36 incubators and accelerators dedicated to supporting start-up activity, with another six due to come on line this year. Accenture(...)

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