Archive for start-ups

Start-ups mean accepting failure as prelude to success

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 26 May 2010 by Steve

“The worst thing about the smart economy is the meaningless jargon. Policy documents littered with phrases like ‘the RD intensive enterprise sector of the knowledge economy’ is enough to put anyone off. Despite the gibberish, there is consensus that a thriving population of stock option-wielding engineers is a good thing …” (more)

[Sarah Carey, Irish Times, 26 May]

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New €26-million seed equity fund for Irish university spin-offs

Posted in research with tags , , on 9 November 2009 by Steve

Ireland“Bank of Ireland has launched a new Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund supported by Enterprise Ireland and the University of Limerick that will focus on start-up companies and patent-pending projects in Irish universities …” (more)

[John Kennedy, Silicon Republic, 9 November]