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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…

5 Ways Collaboration Tools Give You a Competitive Advantage

by Patricia DuChene Director of International Sales, Wrike   There's a problem in all our companies. In our Wrike Digital Working Report 2016, 58% of UK respondents felt their workload had gone up to some extent, with a fifth stating…
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Insider Look at DTS Most Used Apps

Rome was not built in a day. Nor was anything with legacy, for that matter. Rome was built on the combination of time, passion, people and the right tools. Like Rome, any organisation that wishes to flourish needs to know what tools to use…
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10 Do's and Don'ts for LinkedIn Networking

  With the integration of social networking into all aspects of everyday use, LinkedIn is playing an important role in the world of recruitment and entrepreneurship. However knowing how to use the platform is just as important as creating…
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The Anatomy of a Smart City

  Andy O’Kelly Chief Architect at eir Business @eirBusiness   A smart city sees the use of digital technology and urban big data to deliver a broad range of societal improvements for the citizen by improving control…
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StartUp100 Programme Highlight: Fillit

  Name of Company: Fillit Founder & CEO: John Carroll     Tell us about your company! Founded in 2015, Fillit is a Dublin based startup that challenges people to rethink rentable space by providing an easy to use platform for…

Irish Organisations No Longer Hiding From IT Security

Brian Martin Head of Strategy & Planning at eir Business @eirBusiness When eir performed in-depth customer research in 2015, it became clear that information security was one of the top investment priorities for enterprise and government…
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A Look into DTS StartUp100 Programme

The StartUp100 Programme is an integral part of Dublin Tech Summit and offers burgeoning companies an opportunity to showcase their potential to a wide and varied audience. Daniel Kyne, StartUp100 Programme Manager offers insights into the process…
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DTS: An Opportunity for the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

DTS is drawing closer to its start date and word of mouth couldn't be anymore potent. The excitement looms, as students get ready to hear the world’s most influential people share their industry experience. The current trend in the air among…

The Evolution of Dublin’s Silicon Docks

What was once a symbol of industrial decline, Dublin’s docklands has become one of the most prosperous areas of the country, a symbol of how far Ireland has come in it’s recovery from the financial crisis of the 2000’s. Over the past…
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Bridging The Gap Between Global Corporations & Startups

The underlying goal both global corporations and startups share is the creation of value for their company, their end consumers, and their specific industry as a whole. However the gap between the two groups of innovators has yet to be closed.…