Irish start-ups need to look further than US, says EY award winner

Madme Technologies founder Triona Mullane won in the emerging entrepreneur category for her global mobile tech company

Triona Mullane of Madme Technologies, winner of the emerging entrepreneur category in the EY Entrepreneur Awards (Pic: Aidan Crawley)

Irish tech start-ups should move their focus from the US to emerging markets, the founder of a company which is on more than 200 million mobiles has said.

Madme Technologies chief executive Triona Mullane said the growing digitisation of regions such as India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, the Middle East and Latin America presented opportunities for Irish firms which were not being fully grasped.

Mullane won top prize in the emerging category at the EY Entrepreneur ...