Applied Computing Graduate Secures Job Before Sitting Exams


Studying the BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing at WIT gave Mark the skills and knowledge to confidently execute his role in development and operations Graduate of BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing Mark O'Brien secured his job with Routematch, even…

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Business & Finance- John Cleere, Red Lemonade: CEO Q&A


“The design industry is now being taken far more seriously”   Q. What are your main priorities and goals in your role? My main priorities are to build relationships with companies and organisations to show them how design can add real…

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In Pursuit of Scale by Justin Kearns, Co-Founder Tucr.io


https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/pursuit-scale-justin-kearns/   We went live with the first version of Tucr.io in March 2016 and like many successful startups before us, we leveraged Stripe to power our the payment gateway on our software. Little…

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TiE Inflect 2018 announces Sedicii as a 2018 TiE50 Finalist.


Sedicii is excited to announce that it has been selected as a "2018 TiE50 Finalist" for the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program recognising the world's most innovative tech startups. This awards competition is part of TiE Inflect 2018, the world's…

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Chemishield @ Dublin Tech Summit


A journey borne out of a laboratory-based incident over 7 years ago took another giant leap forward last week as Chemishield was introduced to the Irish and International technology community at Dublin Tech Summit. Joining a host of leading…

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Sedicii – Winner of the Prestigious Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award


Sedicii announced today it has been named as a Winner of the Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a wonderful recognition of its pioneering technology, dedicated to building a global standard for digital identity with user privacy at its core.……

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Launching at last is magical but it shouldn’t be a big deal


We are live! We soft-launched voxgig.com on Tuesday this week, and it was wonderfully uneventful. If you've read my previous entries on software development for startups, you'll know that we practice a very rapid, very iterative approach.…

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What happens when Head of a Venture Capital Firm in Waterford meets Founders of a VR Firm in Waterford


WHAT HAPPENS WHEN HEAD OF A VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM IN WATERFORD MEETS FOUNDERS OF A VR FIRM IN WATERFORD - THEY FLOAT ON THE LONDON STOCK EXHCHANGE!!! Don't come here to Waterford for an easy life, a cheap house and the Greenway - they are all just…

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The South East’s Crystal Vision


The South East’s Crystal Vision The past few weeks have been very encouraging from a regional perspective, given the positive noises emanating from the National Planning Framework/Ireland 2040 plan and the official launch of Crystal Valley Tech…

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Crystal Valley Tech launched to make the South East a global player in the Digital World


Making the South East not just the digital region of Ireland, but a global player in the Digital World is the aim of an initiative launched in Waterford this morning (Monday). Crystal Valley Tech is the coming together of around one hundred ICT…

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Waterford tech fund gets €6m boost


A new fund being floated today on the London Stock Exchange is to invest €5.7m into Barry Downes's Waterford-based Suir Valley Ventures Fund. 'Sure Ventures' will raise money that specifically targets investments in Irish startups focused on…

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€1M Investment in Waterford VR Company Immersive VR Education @ TSSG


The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital funds & Suir Valley Ventures lead €1m investment in Waterford VR Company Immersive VR Education Ltd Kernel Capital through the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Venture Funds and Suir Valley Ventures have led a…

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Waterford Local Enterprise Office LEAP into Action in Local Schools


Primary students from eight schools across Waterford city and county are taking part in the LEAP Project which is sponsored by Waterford Local Enterprise Office in conjunction with Junior Achievement Ireland. LEAP has been designed to encourage…

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Suir Valley is a new €20m VC fund for software startups – and it’s based in Waterford


Barry Downes, one of Ireland’s most successful software startup founders, is behind the fund. IRELAND HAS A new €20 million VC fund for startups, but it won’t be housed in a shiny office in Dublin’s so-called Silicon Docks – at least, not yet. The…

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