Saturday February 29, 2020

Irish startups: Believe the hype?

The state wants to turn Ireland into a global hub for entrepreneurs. And a number of entrepreneurs want to help them.

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
16th May, 2015
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Eoin Costello, Start Up Ireland: ‘Success will be based on density. At the moment, we don’t have any sense of what that is in Ireland’ Maura Hickey

Listed as one of the government’s key projects within the 2015 Action Plan for Jobs, the Startup Gathering being held this October represents the next significant milestone within Startup Ireland’s Vision 2020 programme, which aims to develop Ireland into a global hub for entrepreneurs in the next five years.

In the past decade, the influx of multinational technology companies such as Facebook, Yahoo, and Google, followed by the likes of LinkedIn, Dropbox, and...

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