Thursday July 16, 2020

Dublin’s start-up scene - ready, steady, go!

In this extract from a new book examining Dublin’s rise as a global tech hub, Sunday Business Post reporter Philip Connolly looks at the movers and shakers, and why they’ve found success in the capital.

1st February, 2015
Silicon Docks in Dublin. Picture: Maura Hickey

Luca Boschin and Alessandro Prest had heard about Dublin so, in 2014, they came to see the place for themselves. The Italian duo had originally set up in Switzerland. When it came to moving on, Dublin beckoned as the best destination to get their tech firm LogoGrab off the ground.

Only a few days off the plane in June 2014, Boschin and Prest are well into a crash course of one of the quirks of the...

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