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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

@emmetjryan
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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