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Disrupt or die: the clichés ring true here

Eoin Dowling is the chief executive of Boxfish, which develops technology that captures data from television shows, movies and other video broadcasts to allow searches and alerts. In March last year, it raised $5 million from Dublin-based venture cap

22nd February, 2015
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Eoin Dowling

We landed in SFO, rented a car and punched Palo Alto into the sat nav. We had arrived!

Myself and Kevin Burkitt, my co-founder, had built a successful business in London and Dublin, but we wanted to do it in the Mecca for tech, the Hollywood for nerds. It was the start of 2011 and our first meeting was with Silicon Valley Bank. We needed the basics – a US company and bank account. They...

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