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Tech interview: Dublin's new startup commissioner

Niamh Bushnell, Dublin’s new start-up commissioner, wants to tackle the hurdles that might deter new businesses from starting up

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

8th February, 2015
Niamh Bushnell became Dublin’s first start-up commissioner four months agoPicture: Feargal Ward

It is just over four months since Niamh Bushnell became Dublin’s first start-up commissioner, a role that is designed to give a voice to the city’s start-up community.

The position is backed by Dublin City Council, the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, and the DCU Ryan Academy. Bushnell’s role includes seeking to influence government policy on start-ups and addressing the challenges for Dublin as a start-up hub, including the cost of establishing...

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