Dublin’s Kinzen brings its ‘algorithms for editors’ to the disinformation battlefield (armed with $2 million in seed funding)

Covid-19 exacerbated an already vast problem online: disinformation. The problem, which can seem insurmountable at times, has forced large platforms like Facebook and Twitter to take more and more action (with mixed results). The problem has also given birth to a slew of startups that believe they can help. One of them is Dublin’s Kinzen, […]

A look at how Dublin’s SilverCloud is equipping people with the digital tools to manage their mental health

Under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, digital health startup SilverCloud has seen a spike in interest in its technology for digital mental health programmes. The Dublin startup, whose backers include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, develops a digital delivery platform for mental health therapies. Its technology is deployed with health services like the NHS, private […]

The Reverse Pitch: Sure Valley Ventures

“We see it as our responsibility to encourage female founders, and founders from other minority groups, to feel confident enough to reach out to us, and other investors, to access the tools they need to level the playing field and build a more equitable tomorrow.” — Isabelle O’Keeffe, Principal at Sure Valley Ventures Sure Valley […]

Tech.eu Interview: Improving accessibility with waytoB

“I think many startups forget that their users don’t necessarily have the same level of ability than them, and are maybe not as tech savvy. We know that the public sector is lagging behind when it comes to innovation, and I believe that co-developing tech solutions with them is key.”  — Talita Holzer, co-founder waytoB […]

Smart Pedal Pitch 2019 (Dublin, Ireland)

Dublin City Council in partnership with Cycle Industries Europe and European Cycling Federation has announced the ‘Smart Pedal Pitch’, a search for the most innovative cycle tech solutions coinciding with Velo-city, the international cycling conference taking place in Dublin on June 25-28th, which will see 1,500 cycling industry enthusiasts attend.