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, […]
With lockdowns gradually easing around Europe, public transport is facing a particularly tricky challenge. Buses, trams and trains are often jam-packed at peak times as people make their way to and from work. In the era of social distancing, this simply can’t be the case; at least not for long. Irish startup CitySwift knows the […]
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 […]
“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 […]
“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 […]
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.
Software-as-a-Service is becoming an increasingly important category in Europe. Now it finally has its own conference: SaaStock in Dublin (22 September).