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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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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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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…

FinTech talks you can't afford to miss at DTS

The future is here. By future we mean FinTech. A trend that will no doubt help Ireland enter a new era of exciting and lucrative technology, FinTech is gradually expanding into almost every area of business that involves money. Unfortunately,…
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The No. 1 Threat Facing Marketers Today: Too Much Data

by James Parton Director of European Marketing at Twilio @jamesparton   The incredible explosion in software tools available for today’s modern marketer has revolutionised the accountability of the marketing department. Now…
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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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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.…

The Appeal of Dublin as a Location for International Businesses

Dublin - Ireland’s capital city - is one of the world’s most visited cities by tourists far and wide. The home of Guinness, U2 and other internationally recognised icons sees thousands of visitors to its streets every month. Ireland’s…
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Gary Vee: The Man Leading The Millennials and Beyond

As a serial investor in some of the world's biggest tech companies such as Snapchat, Facebook, and Uber, Gary Vaynerchuk knows where consumers are going to go before they get there.  Gary Vaynerchuk built his empire on the foundation…

It's time to take a break before you burnout

French workers are now entitled to “disconnect” from work while at home to decrease the chances of employees suffering burnout. As of 1st January, French workers employed by companies with 50 or more employees can negotiate when they…