Sunday February 23, 2020

Tech sector also has a squeezed middle

It’s great to have a start-up hub, but small tech firms have no homes to go to when they take their stabilisers off

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

17th February, 2019

The plan to essentially double the size of the Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC) in Dublin is both a welcome boost for young businesses and a reminder of the biggest pressure point for tech firms in Ireland.

The GEC’s expansion is legitimately good news. It will go from housing 85 to 160 start-ups with a combined 750 staff, and will have space for a further 220 co-working desks. The €10 million investment going in should see...

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