Dylan Collins on the perils of 'passive' investing

Tech entrepreneur says his biggest losses were in Irish property investments

23rd January, 2018
Dylan Collins's 'safest' investments were the most disastrous. Pic: Feargal Phillips

Renowned tech entrepreneur Dylan Collins has spoken candidly about failure and disappointing investments.

Collins, chief executive of kid-tech company SuperAwesome, said that while he deliberately does not talk about failures, his biggest losses were in Irish property investments.

Before the Irish property collapse, investments in the property market were considered to be safe. But by the second quarter of 2010, house prices in Ireland had fallen by 35 per cent compared with the second quarter...

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