The week in business

A look behind the stories with Róisín Burke

4th October, 2015
Philip Healy, Rendicity; Stephen Cummins, AppSelekt; Ryan Scott, DropChef; Theo Lynn, Rendicity, Roman Grogan, DropChef; Liz Fingleton, OBEO; Etienne Dumoulin, Red Sqirl; Drew O'Sullivan, Ryan Academy Propeller programme director, DCU; Aidan Connolly, Red Sqirl

✽ Venturing to the commuter-crammed wilds of Citywest in rush hour is no small mission. But it was worth it.

I called out on Thursday to the DCU Ryan Academy, which is chaired by aviation entrepreneur Declan Ryan, to see its Propeller fund start-ups showcase their wares.

An accelerator fund that nurtures start-ups of all kinds hopefully into the bigtime, it usually attracts some big names and I noticed that software tycoon Pat McDonagh was there,...

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