Tuesday August 4, 2020

Comment: The start-up sector says it’s been shunned - but so was every other sector

It's right for start-up groups to be annoyed, but there was Budget encouragement, writes Leanna Byrne

14th October, 2016
Start-up firms particularly disappointed with CGT measure in Budget

Needless to say, Bushnell wasn’t impressed.

Others in the start-up scene made it known they were disappointed too. On Twitter, Cork start-up founder Donal Cahalane commended Bushnell for her comments.

Richard Barnwell, founder of Digit Games in Dublin, said: “I like the focus on public services, however I'm disappointed at the lack of Budget support for indigenous start-ups and founders”.

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