This week I find myself sharing my passion about two things that on the surface feel very different but make very natural compadres to me. There’s a world of people who really want to start their own business and are unsure of how. My work bringing Founder Institute to Dublin is aimed at making those […]Read more "Blending Traditional Irish Music with Entrepreneurship."
TLDR:Choose one customer persona, learn who influences them, then influence the influencer. It was my great pleasure to attend NDRC’s second investor day of 2016 yesterday when no less than twenty brand new companies were showcased. Each start-up is a business built around opportunities spotted because of deep domain knowledge. Whether it was lessons learned […]Read more "Which customer to focus on – the biggest decision every start-up has to make ASAP."
Not only was Snow Furnace involved in arranging the FutureScope conference, we were also involved in filming and editing the entire event and now beginning today we’re at the centre of sharing that content. FutureScope on the day was the most focused information sharing session I’ve ever attended and I’ve been to lots of conferences. […]Read more "‘The top five skills on Linkedin were invented in the past five years.” Julie Spillane, Accenture at FutureScope"
Attracting foreign companies to Ireland has done us a lot of good. Apple or Anglo Irish Bank, who would you choose? We have to appeal the European Commission ruling for many reasons. If we don’t Apple could sue us anyway. Apple have paid tax based on the revenue generated within Ireland. They haven’t paid tax […]Read more "Apple or Anglo?"