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Hackathon 2.0 – Stop the Innovation Theatre

Sofie Lindblom, CEO and co-founder of the global innovation platform ideation360 reminds us of some of the key aspects to creating successful events. The world is changing faster than ever but it will probably never change this slowly…
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Why invest in innovation?

Do you have a minute? Great! Let’s start with zooming out for a moment. We live in a world that is changing faster than ever, and it will probably never change this slow again. Macro forces such as globalization, digitalization and technological…
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The Intersection of Culture and Technology

Technology has had a dramatic impact on culture, most notably improving access to music, art, film and current affairs in a way that no generation has ever experienced before. At the swipe of a screen or the click of a mouse, there is a ubiquitous…
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The Rise of Girl Power in Tech

Day 2 of DTS 2017 was dominated by two things, George or RoboThespian the interactive Robot and ‘Girl Power’   Walking around Dublin's convention centre, it is easy to forget worrying statistics about women in tech or holding positions…
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Key Takeaways from B&M: In a World full of Data, Knowledge is Power

We live in the age where we can sit down after a hard day’s work and aimlessly browse Amazon for a product we have no need for, yet we brush over an Instagram post we scrolled past while procrastinating at work, not really noticing it at the…
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Gary Vee – The Talk Everyone’s Talking About

When Dublin Tech Summit CEO Noelle O’Reilly walked out onto the Prism stage at 3pm on Wednesday, February 15th  to introduce “one of the people who inspired me to start this,” DTS attendees’ already fueled excitement was about to…
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Crafting a Digital Fashion Vocabulary

by Christoph Lange VP Brand Solutions at Zalando @christoph_la /@ZalandoTech   Companies involved in the business of fashion like Zalando have shifting priorities, and technology has become more important than ever. Technology…
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Why there needs to be more initiatives for Women in Tech

It goes without saying that women are underrepresented in the tech sector. Females have always been a minority when it comes to the tech industry. But why is this? It’s simple. There are less initiatives for women than there are for men. There…
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Vertical Marketplaces: Is the Elephant in the Room Distracting You from the Future Behemoths?

  by Jean Z. Poh Founder & CEO at Swoonery @Jeanzpoh   Utter the word “marketplace” and it’s hard to ignore the Amazonian elephant in the room. It appears everyone has been avoiding its path and in the meantime,…

Mary Ann de Lares Norris - Collaboration Technology is Transforming

  “We need to bring back a sense of awe and wonder for the app generation,” - Mary Ann de Lares Norris. Mary Ann de Lares Norris has been involved in revolutionising technology ever since she graduated from the MIT Media Lab and…
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Insights from the founder of a 3-year-old bootstrapped platform for free-cycling and reuse

by May Al-Karooni Founder of ​Globechain   I always say to anyone thinking of setting up a business that the main ingredients in doing well are having 80% mental strength, 10% business acumen and 10% being crazy – if you survive…

Cindy Gallop: Creating Radical & Transformative Change

  "I like to blow shit up. I am the Michael Bay of business." From a career in advertising to a mission in changing the world, Cindy Gallop is a force to be reckoned with. Now Founder and CEO of not one but three organisations, including…