Entries by Jonathan

Global Leaders Presented with Startup Nations Awards for Advancing Entrepreneurship Policies

Policymakers and experts from Argentina, Thailand, Colombia and the United States recognized for their contributions to entrepreneurs Written By Mark Marich, Global Entrepreneurship Network The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) honored four individuals at the Startup Nations Summit for their leadership in implementing innovative public policies and programs to help entrepreneurs start and scale new businesses […]

International Talent Jam Comes to Cork

Talent Jam, together with Bank of Ireland, announce the first international Talent Jam in Cork City on November 19th. The event is specifically for startups and tech companies that are looking to hire, now, in six months or in even a year from now. Up to 20 companies will have a minute to pitch their […]

Limited Places Remain for the CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge

The CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge, powered by Bank of Ireland is looking for the most investible Startups and Entrepreneurs to pitch in Cork on 18-20 November 2016. This competition provides an incredible platform for Irish and international startups, with an opportunity to win a €50,000 prize fund. Selected finalised will battle it out on Startup Island on Friday 18th November, […]

Hear About Cork Startup Stories

  Our vision at Cork Innovates has always been to shine a light on the Cork City and County region as a location which offers entrepreneurs globally and locally the best environment to start, grow and stay their business successfully. Our mantra is simple: “Cork offers the right mix for success in Ireland, the best […]

Female Entrepreneurs Need More Tailored Support

A new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has found that more tailored support is needed for women who wish to start or grow their business in Ireland. The report ‘Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Ireland’ highlighted that a significantly higher number of female entrepreneurs responded where targeted initiatives had been introduced. […]

Deserted Prison to Host Startup Island Bootcamp

Investors, entrepreneurs, startups and experts will be thrown together on Spike Island with no escape. It’s survival of the fittest. As part of this year’s Global Startup Gathering in Cork, sponsored by Bank of Ireland, organisers have launched an intensive startup bootcamp with a twist – on the site of a disused former prison, on […]

International Startups to Challenge for €50k at CorkBIC Competiton

The CorkBIC Global Investor Challenge competition is for startups that are ready for, and seeking, investment. Shortlisted Irish and international entrepreneurs and startups will battle it out on Startup Island on Friday 18 November, with 3 finalists going through to pitch at the Startup Nations Summit Gala Dinner on Saturday 19 November. Entrants have an […]

Smooth sailing: Cork inventor rules the waves with IoT security deal

Irish inventor Kevin Hennessey landed a major deal with one of the UK’s biggest outboard engine distributors for boats to deploy a digital security system for speedboats and yachts. Cork man Kevin Hennessey’s company BoatWarden is an internet of things business that connects owners to their boats using the latest satellite technology and mobile apps. The system will protect, […]

Cork Chamber Discuss Business with London Leaders

Cork Chamber of Commerce held an inaugural London dinner this week, launching an initiative to showcase opportunities in the Cork region.  The event aimed to highlight Cork’s potential to UK based investors and their employees, in what will be the second largest English speaking city post Brexit. As part of its ‘Connecting Cork’ project, the Chamber […]

Health Innovation Hub Launches in Ireland

Minister for Health, Simon Harris, today officially launched Health Innovation Hub Ireland, a key element of the Action Plan for Jobs 2016 and the Programme for Government. The Hub is hosted by UCC in partnership with CIT, NUIG & Trinity College Dublin. This is supported by the Dept. of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland, and the […]