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27th August, 2017
Oisin Hanrahan: leaving Donald Trump’s advisory body Picture: Feargal Ward

Irish multimillionaire entrepreneur Oisín Hanrahan, founder of the Handy app, was among several top-flight tech bosses departing a Donald Trump administration advisory body last week.

They also included Microsoft’s Brad Smith, head of Silicon Valley Bank Greg Becker, and four more, who resigned from the Digital Economy Advisory board. It is overseen by former Bank of Ireland investor Wilbur Ross’s Department of Commerce, and was originally set up under the Obama administration....

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