ConnectIreland takes over Startup Ireland

Aim is to attract early-stage, well-funded start-ups to Ireland

13th July, 2016
Andrew Parish, Connect Ireland, Martin Corkery, Enterprise Ireland, Joanna Murphy, ConnectIreland, Siobhan Finn, Project Director of Cork Innovates and the Global Startup Gathering 2016 and David Merriman, Head of Enterprise Development, Bank of Ireland Pic: Darragh Kane

IDA-backed body ConnectIreland has announced that it has assumed control of Startup Ireland.

A statement from the organisations said that both strongly believed in making Ireland a global start-up hub by 2020 and have worked closely on this.

ConnectIreland said there had been a significant upsurge in international companies wanting to start or expand in Ireland. Startup Ireland was founded in 2013.

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