Sunday February 23, 2020

Scaling up could hold key to Ireland’s economic future

Scale Ireland’s pre-election letter to the political parties has received huge support from the start-up community

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
2nd February, 2020
Scale Ireland calls for the creation of a strategic industrial and enterprise policy to encourage growth of both start-ups and to aid in increasing foreign direct investment. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Timing isn’t everything, but it is often decisive. That is clearly what Scale Ireland was hoping when it sent its open letter to all parties ahead of the election next Saturday.

The group represents the start-up community and all stakeholders including investors. Its missive spelled out what it wants in support for businesses in Ireland and what it deems to be necessary for a tech culture to thrive here.

According to the Scale...

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