Hub House

Entrepreneurs & Chainsaws; A Startup Location With a Difference

Not many entrepreneurs who need a quick break get to plant potatoes or fire up a chainsaw. The normal city-centre environment just doesn’t cater for that kind of thing. But Hub House, a rambling pile on a large lot in Dublin’s suburbs, is a facility with a difference. Run as a non-profit with no public…

Business Model Canvas

Got a Startup Idea? Don’t Lock Yourself Away

Startups are urged to go lean — even in business planning. The NDRC’s Gary Leyden recommends using the one-page Business Model Canvas.

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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…

“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.”…