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A difficult delivery

Start-up hubs are not one size fits all, and a variety – from accelerators to incubators – are needed if the sector is to fulfil its potential

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

14th March, 2015

When Wayra opened its doors in the summer of 2012, the options for start-ups other than campus projects were limited. The Telefonica-backed accelerator will close this summer, but programme director Karl Aherne said the scene for start-up hubs in Dublin is healthier than ever.

“It’s a really healthy environment at the moment, the best it’s ever been. The start-up community can’t rest on its laurels and neither can the government. Ireland can be the hub of...

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