Redeem & Get has been announced as the winner of the ESB Electric Ireland Spark of Genius Award and will now receive a business support package worth €40,000 and an investment offer of €100,000 from ACT Venture Capital.
Speaking to The Next Web's European Editor Martin Bryant at the Dublin Web Summit today, Ethan Beard, Director of Developer Marketing at Facebook, has confirmed that the roll-out of the new Timeline profile is now only "a matter of weeks" away.
The names of the five start-ups shortlisted for the final round of the ESB Electric Ireland Spark of Genius Award have been announced and will now go head-to-head at tomorrow's Dublin Web Summit to win a support package worth €40,000 and an investment offer of €100,000.
Joining the two high-profile speakers already announced for October's Web Summit, Jawed Karim and Eric Ly, are two of Ireland's tech community leaders, Chris Horn and Liam Casey, and Michael Birch, the man who founded Bebo and subsequently sold to AOL for $595m in 2008.
Officially launching October’s Dublin Web Summit at the Clarence Hotel this morning, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, announced that some of Asia’s leading technology entrepreneurs, CEOs and investors will be attending autumn’s web summit, as well as the invite-only networking event F.ounders, both of which take place in Dublin towards the end of October.
Details relating to the next event in the Dublin Web Summit series will be announced Monday, July 11th, when October’s web summit will be officially launched by Richard Bruton, Ireland’s minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
The sixth Dublin Web Summit took place in the RDS, Dublin yesterday and was undoubtedly a great success. As well as live blogging yesterday's proceeding, we also captured some photos before and after the main speaking events.
The fourth event in the successful Dublin Web Summit series has commenced in the Chartered Accountants House, Dublin. This summit spans across two days (October 28th-29th, 2010) with around 50 speakers confirmed for the event.