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Members Spotlight: Fiona Flood
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Members Spotlight: Fiona Flood

Fiona Flood, Business Owner of PA 4 a Day. Give us a brief description of yourself? I am the owner of PA 4 a Day. PA 4 a Day provides professional, confidential personal assistant services for visiting executives. Services we provide for our clients include Airport meet and greet, chauffer transport, facilitation of client meetings, venue bookings, personal errands, hotel and restaurant recommendations and reservations....

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28 Jun 2018
Enterprise Ireland invested €72m in 87 companies last year
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Enterprise Ireland invested €72m in 87 companies last year

Investment was made through organisation’s seed and venture capital scheme Enterprise Ireland invested €72 million in 87 companies last year through its Seed and Venture Capital Scheme which supports the development of high-growth Irish companies. The State agency, tasked with helping Irish businesses to deliver export sales, identified companies with the potential to grow jobs and generate significant additional exports. Some €175 million has been approved...

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26 Jun 2018
10 Irish Inventions that changed the world
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10 Irish Inventions that changed the world

When it comes to world-changing inventions, the little island of Ireland has created its fair share. Here are ten amazing Irish inventions that had a global impact. 1: Colour photography, invented by John Joly in 1894 Modern day photographers owe a debt of gratitude to a man from the Irish midlands. John Joly was born near the village of Bracknagh in Co. Offaly and was...

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26 Jun 2018
NO REPRO FEE
11/11/2016
Pictured at National Digital Week on Friday 11th November in Skibbereen was Mary Mckenna 
Over 1,600 entrepreneurs, digital marketers, technology enthusiasts, students and those embarking on a digital journey are expected to attend Ireland’s second ever National Digital Week which will take place over the next 3 days in Skibbereen in the heart of West Cork. The event has been organised by the Ludgate Hub, Ireland's first rural digital hub and is supported by event partners AIB, Vodafone and Google.
Photography by: Emma Jervis
www.emmajervis.com
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’10 of my secrets on how to sell into the UK Public Sector’ by Guest Blogger Mary McKenna

Introducing our new Guest Blogger, Mary McKenna. “Mary McKenna is a tech entrepreneur, an angel investor and a member of the IIBN London Board.  She co-founded successful Northern Irish e-learning company Learning Pool in 2006 and sold her half in 2014 in order to return to working with earlier stage companies.  You can read her personal blog here. This blog appeared previously on Mary’s LinkedIn & as a...

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20 Jun 2018
Pictured at the launch of 'A Practical Guide for Company Directors' by David W Duffy at Chartered Accountants Ireland, Pearse Street, June 6th 2018, were (l-r), Sean Casey, Independent Director; David W Duffy, Author; Anne McFarland, Co-Author and Marie O'Connor, Former PWC Partner.  Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau
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“A Practical Guide for Company Directors”- a book by David Duffy, Governance Online.

 “A Practical Guide for Company Directors” authored by David W Duffy the founder of The Governance Company www.governance-company.com  was  launched on Wednesday 6th June 2018 to a crowd of over 250 people at Chartered Accountants Ireland. It is also published by Chartered Accountants Ireland.  The speakers on the night included Sean Casey, Marie O’Connor and Anne McFarland. The book was written to provide directors with an easy to use resource to...

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13 Jun 2018
The $3.5 Million Pinewood-Backed Startup Used For Star Wars And Wonder Woman Films
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The $3.5 Million Pinewood-Backed Startup Used For Star Wars And Wonder Woman Films

Dressed in iconic red, blue and gold, Wonder Woman stares out from one of the posters that line the walls of We Got Pop’s London office. But it’s the startup’s founder who’s the real hero for tens of thousands of people who work in film. “What everyone expects is what they see on screen—cutting-edge technology,” says Kate McLaughlin, who spent nearly two decades working for...

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31 May 2018
Experiencing the power of connection in Hong Kong
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Experiencing the power of connection in Hong Kong

Connecting Irish entrepreneurs around the world is the core of IIBN’s mission. IIBN members know that, wherever they are in the world, they can tap the network to share in the deep knowledge and experience of its members. The camaraderie, the support and the wealth of insights are what makes IIBN such an incredibly valuable ally. Connection, context and knowledge: Susan HayesCulleton, board member of...

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29 May 2018
Members Spotlight: Jasper Walshe
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Members Spotlight: Jasper Walshe

Give us a brief description of yourself?  I run a business that partners agile organisations in developing leaders fit for purpose in today (and tomorrow’s) fast changing world of business. We have a specific focus on helping existing leaders better connect with and empower their highly skilled and qualified client-facing millennial talent. Our approach enables our client companies to attract, grow and retain the best...

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10 May 2018
Members Spotlight: Catherine Thomson
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Members Spotlight: Catherine Thomson

Catherine Thomson, The Houston Exchange Based in Edinburgh, The Houston Exchange is a small consulting company which helps leaders to get to the heart of the issues in their organisation including the ones that nobody wants to talk about. We design and deliver customised development and coaching programmes that support leaders to get the best of their staff and perform at their highest level, build...

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10 May 2018
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