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A Tale of Three Networkers – everything in life & business is about people By Mary McKenna
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A Tale of Three Networkers – everything in life & business is about people By Mary McKenna

In this longish read I ask three awesome networkers from my own inner circle to share some of their secrets and to give their opinions on a few of the more controversial aspects of what makes a good networker. The three are independent film maker and producer Rachel Rath, tech entrepreneur and Klipboard founder/CEO Draven McConville and serial CEO & business strategist Denise McQuaid. All three just happen to be...

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Highlights from IIBN Dublin “Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites”
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Highlights from IIBN Dublin “Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites”

Highlights from the evening, with Maeve Kneafsey (co-founder CloudKPI) and Newstalk’s Business Breakfast presenter Vincent Wall discussed ‘Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites’ – the tough realities of operating an Irish tech start up in California’s Silicon Valley. We had two 3 Minuite presentations: John Hamrock, Founder & MD,  Ancestor Network Limited Rebecca Winckworth, Co Founder White & Green We would like to thank Beauchamps our...

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Members Spotlight: Fiona Flood

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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Members Spotlight: Barbara Moynihan

Members Spotlight: Barbara Moynihan

Barbara Moynihan, Managing Director of On Your Feet.    I am founder and MD of On Your Feet, the presentations and pitch training company.   In my early career I had worked in Allied Irish Banks – mainly in Branch banking.  In branch banking you got to meet a fantastic variety of people – you never knew who was going to walk in the door...

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Enterprise Ireland invested €72m in 87 companies last year

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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10 Irish Inventions that changed the world

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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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

’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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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

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

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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