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We’ll All Suffer a Disability Someday

There is close to a 100 percent chance that we will all suffer from some sort of disability in our lifetime, said Tady Walsh. It could be a broken bone, or failing sight or hearing as we age. So website designers need to factor this in. “It’s not a responsibility to someone else, but a…

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Of No Money & Minutia: A Year in the Life of an Entrepreneur

Keep it simple, keep it lean, get those first customers. That was the advice from Paul Cooling, CEO of ubecha.com (@ubecha). He was speaking at “Entrepreneurs Anonymous,” a group of early-stage business people looking to network or glean advice from others who have been through the wringer. The meetings were organized following the intensive Phase…

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Advice from an Angel

  Isn’t it funny how a guy can found companies like Symantec, tell you his story and you will learn more from his mistakes and missteps than his successes? So it was with Denis Coleman, serial entrepreneur and investor, who was visiting Dublin from Silicon Valley last week. Speaking at the Science Gallery (@sciencegallery) last…

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Lock Up Your Innovators: The Academics Are Loose

  An “alarming trend” sees stodgy academics, turgid papers in hand, descending slothlike on the fast-paced but unsuspecting innovation domain. Writing in Bloomberg Businessweek, G. Michael Maddock and Raphael Louis Vitón claim major corporations are turning to academics to institute innovation programs, but should be looking elsewhere for advice. According to the authors, “No one…

“Entrepreneurs Anonymous” Meet in Dublin

Following Endeavour’s intense and stimulating seven-week entrepreneurship program, some alumni have decided to continue to meet  once a month in Dublin. “I found meeting so many like-minded people did wonders for my motivation,” said organizer Priscilla Connolly, CEO of CMR Specialist Repair. “Meeting regularly will keep the interest level high and provide great networking opportunities.”…