New centre aims to guide entrepreneurs to success

Focusing on the bigger picture is a key feature in helpingentrepreneurs move to the next level, writes Elaine O'Regan,

14th September, 2013
Dr Breda Kenny, head of Cork's Institute of Technology's Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence.

The head of a new Irish centre for entrepreneurship knows more than most the value of learning from experience.

Breda Kenny established Surecom Network Solutions with her husband, Jim, in 2006, launching the venture in their daughter's bedroom in Cahir, Co Tipperary.

Eight years on, the company, which provides engineering services to the telecoms sector, employs 60 people at its Dublin headquarters and an overseas office in Greece.

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