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Gadget lover gets on his bike with ‘sexy’ electric scooters

Gadget lover gets on his bike with ‘sexy’ electric scooters

A Wexford entrepreneur is risking a “significant amount” of his own money to bring to market an Irish-made range of electric motorbikes and scooters.

Don’t lose before you even start talking

Don’t lose before you even start talking

We can learn a lot from man’s best friend about how to be seen as an alpha dog and get more of what you want, more often, write Andy Bounds and Richard Ruttle

Socially focused businesses attract top talent

Socially focused businesses attract top talent

Research from Deloitte shows the millennial generation are not driven by profit alone

Communication is a two-way process

Communication is a two-way process

Each week, we will profile one of Ireland’s foremost corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring lessons learned along the way. This week we meet UPC Ireland’s vice-president of business services, Gavan Smith

New this week

New this week

Multinational mentors offer SMEs support

Charity contract sees Adare take The Wheel

Charity contract sees Adare take The Wheel

Adare Human Resource Management will offer discounted advisory services to 1,000 charities under a new deal with The Wheel, a representative body for the voluntary sector.

TG4 and Paramount release Spongebob film as gaeilge

TG4 and Paramount release Spongebob film as gaeilge

US film studio Paramount is partnering with TG4 to coordinate the first-ever nationwide release of a major children’s movie in the Irish language.

‘Crisps with everything’ after Veronica’s snacks raises €465k

‘Crisps with everything’ after Veronica’s snacks raises €465k

A Cork food company specialising in baked gluten-free crisps has closed a €465,000 funding round. Established in 2012, Veronica’s Snacks makes baked potato and vegetable crisps in four flavours, as well as baked corn crisps for children under the Cru

How I started: Lessons in entrepreneurship

How I started: Lessons in entrepreneurship

Margaret Larkin took over as chief executive of Kora Healthcare, an Irish-owned pharmaceutical distributor employing 15 people in Swords, north Dublin, in 2012.

New lingerie range for breast cancer patients

New lingerie range for breast cancer patients

A Dublin woman has raised €150,000 to bring to market a lingerie range for women who have undergone breast cancer surgery.

UCD start-up plans clean fuel for the future

UCD start-up plans clean fuel for the future

Insight Renewables, a start-up born of a college research project, creates clean, renewable, smokeless bio-coal from woody biomass material.

Watching the pennies makes business sense

Watching the pennies makes business sense

Talking point

This week: keeping a controlled environment

This week: keeping a controlled environment

The Lowdown- Tips for SMEs

Jobbio expanding in Britain, US

Jobbio expanding in Britain, US

Dublin brothers raise €1 million in funding for recruitment platform

Tech firm to hire 30 staff after securing investors

Tech firm to hire 30 staff after securing investors