Behind the scenes: the start-up set

The start-up community in Dublin is learning from Silicon Valley, and a tangible ecosystem is developing, writes Philip Connolly.

10th August, 2013
Conor McGuinness, OptiStride; Harry Guinness, The Man Package and Callum Bashford Centre for Change. Photo: Maura Hickey

Why work for someone else? It is a phrase I keep hearing from a new generation of young business people and graduates I speak to on a daily basis. They are the sort of people we profile week in, week out in this paper, people who are not content to work at the behest of anyone but themselves.

For more than a year now, I have been profiling a new start-up company each day for...

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