Irish firms seek their fortunes overseas

Once, they would have looked to Britain, but now a new generation of growing Irish firms are making their way in the US, Scandinavia and Japan

28th January, 2018
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Nora Khaldi, founder of med-tech start-up Nuritas Pic: Fred MacGregor

What global hot spots are Irish start-up founders targeting for growth as part of their international expansion plans in 2018? Many are looking at the US. Others at Japan, Scandinavia and Britain. And a few are even looking at Dublin.

A combination of our recovering economy and the uncertainty in Britain – the traditional first step for Irish corporate expansion – is pushing indigenous entrepreneurs to new destinations, according to a number who spoke to this...

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