More and more Irish companies and startups are securing capital investment but the value of those investments is decreasing, that's according to the annual Irish Venture Capital Association VenturePulse survey.
Carve Cases, the wooden iPhone case manufacturer, has just secured its second round of investment which will see the company expand to 12 employees by 2014 and export to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Just when you thought the web was saturated with dating sites (and it probably is), Tawkify comes along. We caught-up with Kenneth Shaw, co-founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley-based startup at the Dublin Web Summit and listened to his story.
Canada hopes to attract high-potential startups to the country by creating a new type of visa for entrepreneurs, and in particular those involved in the technology industry, reports The Globe and Mail.
Last month we covered a good-news story about an investment competition with a difference. Emerging startups were invited to pitch their ideas on Twitter using the hashtag #20000yoyos and two winners would be chosen just weeks later, each receiving €10,000 to help get their idea off the ground.
Startupbootcamp have today announced plans to expand their start-up mentoring network to include Berlin, London, Madrid, and now Dublin. Dublin will join as the third city to create a pan-European network this year along with Copenhagen and Madrid, with Berlin and London expected to participate in 2012.