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All Turtles’ Phil Libin on his new startup Mmhmm and how distributed work is the future – UNLEASH

“We made a list of what we wanted, and we came to the conclusion that we liked being productive – and we didn’t think the productivity tools had changed in 30 years,” notes Libin. It particularly urgent as in the late 2000s smartphones were starting to emerge, and none of the existing tech, like Microsoft …

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GAP acquires tech startup to enable virtual fitting of clothing

Online shopping is one of the best conveniences that the digital age has brought about. No more running to the crowded store or fighting for a parking space. Just click and you’re done. At least that’s how it is for most products you buy online. Buying clothing online is different—and for many, it’s more inconvenient …

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Join the fight for digital democracy in this global startup hackathon – Irish Tech News

The Digital Democracy Challenge seeks innovative, low-cost, and viable digital solutions to uphold a digital civic and democratic public space under challenging and complex conditions. The program is on the lookout for solutions that would allow citizens, activists, civil society actors, disenfranchised political actors and other stakeholders to stay in contact with each other and …

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Irish start-up Output Sports takes aim at global soccer market

Irish sports-tech company Output Sports is planning to raise more than €3m in the next six months to help expand its client base in the soccer market in the UK, Europe and the US. The University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out was founded in 2018 and is now based at NovaUCD. It raised €1.3m in seed …

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How to move from Developer to Startup Founder

I always knew I wanted to start my own company someday, and many developers have the same aspiration. Developers tend to have countless product ideas that turn into side projects, and some of those projects can turn into the real deal. But transitioning from developer to founder is likely the hardest thing you’ll ever do—and …

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Limerick start-up Huggnote wins $50,000 prize on US business TV show – Buzz.ie

A Limerick-based start-up has won the top prize of $50,000 on a major American reality TV show competition. On top of the huge cash prize, Huggnote co-founders, sisters Jacqui and Perry Meskell, will now receive mentorship from a panel of leading entrepreneurs as they look to introduce their messaging app to a global audience. What …

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Have a tech start-up idea? DCU’s Fusion Programme is looking for you

Dublin City University (DCU) is calling on entrepreneurs with a tech idea to get involved with its Fusion Programme, which helps connect applicants to the expertise and funding needed to spin out a new company. The 18-month programme is open to experienced entrepreneurs who have an idea that has commercial potential but needs fine-tuning. They …

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Swedish medtech start-up Flow Neuroscience raises $9m

Swedish medtech outfit Flow Neuroscience has closed a $9m Series A round led by Khosla Ventures, Swiss Health Ventures (part of insurer CSS Group) and Zühlke Ventures. Kirin Health Innovation (part of Kirin Holdings), HAX (part of SOSV), and Schox also participated in the funding round. The start-up was founded in 2016 by Daniel Månsson …

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Crypto Startup Lets People Bet On Whether Britney Spears Will Be Freed From Her Conservatorship – UNILAD

Crypto Startup Lets People Bet On Whether Britney Spears Will Be Freed From Her Conservatorship by : Emily Brown on : 09 Aug 2021 18:07 PA Images A New York City-based cryptocurrency startup is letting people bet on whether Britney Spears will succeed in freeing herself from her restrictive conservatorship.  Calls of ‘Free Britney’ have …

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Ascend Your Start-Up: Conquer the 5 Disconnects to Accelerate Growth, reviewed – Irish Tech News

We look at the new book by Helen Yu, aiming to help new startups with a mountaineering theme to it. You can buy the book on Amazon here. Ascend Your Start-Up: Conquer the 5 Disconnects to Accelerate Growth, reviewed Helen Yu has walked the walk, both literally in terms of going up to Everest Base …

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