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Behind the hype of working for a startup

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I’m speaking at an event called Student Talks in Dublin next month. The first thing I am going to quash is any notion of getting a return when you’re working for or with a startup. We’ve hyped startups up, and maybe without enough context for younger people. In my experience, you work there for the long term wins. There is no return to get, you have to build it from scratch. The less money you have, the more you work. It’s character building and an excellent learning curve.

Meyrick Meetup for Beolas Innovation to showcase opportunities for startups in Galway

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Beolas Innovation in association with Startup Europe Week are hosting a meetup in the Meyrick Hotel,Galway from 4 - 6pm on February 4 to showcase the opportunities for startups provided locally in Galway by various agencies.

STARTUP CITY - Galway Advertiser's hub for startup news

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I walk into the Bank of Ireland workbench on Mainguard Street every morning never quite knowing who I will meet. It works on a first come first served basis, so there are new startups often. One constant there is Conor O'Flaherty.

Collins McNicholas sold in management buyout by three senior executives

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Collins McNicholas, one of Ireland’s most respected and long-established recruitment and HR services companies has been sold in a management buy-out (MBO) that will see the firm taken over by its three most senior executives.

Athlone-based recruitment company bought out by senior executives

Recruitment and HR company Collins McNicholas, which has an office in Athlone, has been sold in a management buy-out (MBO) that will see the firm taken over by its three most senior executives.

STARTUP CITY

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Google has a special projects task force that keep their eyes and ears open for new projects to watch and develop. Last week, three of the GSP (Google Special Projects) team flew into Galway to to meet some local startups, like Colmac Robotics, in Startlab in Eyre Square. They loved the energy and innovation they found.

Galway senator calls on Noonan to explain NAMA prices

Senator Lorraine Higgins has called on the Minister for Finance to come into the Seanad to debate transparency of prices being achieved for proprety sold by NAMA.

Subdued demand for business funding in Connacht

Demand for business finance remains low, with only four in 10 companies in Connacht planning to raise finance in the next 12 months, according to results of the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer.

Innovative new investment opportunity with Mayo bike company

Over the last few years Mayo cycling company Electric Escapes has built a vibrant cycle tour business around the Great Western Greenway and other scenic cycling routes. A high national profile has ensured consistent growth and the business is now at a point of expansion. Ever enterprising, Paul Harmon the founder of Electric Escapes, is looking at a slightly alternative type of funding which offers opportunities to small local investors as well as a national and international audience.

All welcome to Lir Investors Network launch next month

Midlands Gateway Chamber will host an open evening on October 3 at 7pm in the Mullingar Park Hotel to launch Lir Investors Network (the Midlands Business Angels).

 

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