Ken Fisher: Rural Ireland has all the ingredients to become new Silicon Valley

Modern technology means we are no longer prisoners of geography. Ireland should look outside Dublin for its next tech unicorn, Ken Fisher writes

Ken Fisher: ‘The internet and modern technology mean ambitious start-ups can grow from anywhere: Dublin, or Dundalk or Dingle.’

The US has long been described as the land of opportunity. Yet to find that opportunity, ambitious entrepreneurs and investors usually had to go where the industry and capital resided.

It’s a similar story in Ireland, where young people typically gravitate to the bright lights of Dublin to seek out opportunity. But not any more.

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