iCIMS buys Dublin-based HR tech startup Opening.io; terms undisclosed

American cloud recruiting platform provider iCIMS has acquired Opening.io, a Dublin, Ireland-based data science / HR tech startup that has built a nifty talent recommendation engine. Exciting news! We’re now part of the @iCIMS team and together have launched our new AI solution, iCIMS Talent Logic! We’ll deliver crucial insights to simplify the discovery of […]

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 […]

Irish voice tech startup Soapbox Labs lands $6.5 million in Series A funding

Dublin-based SoapBox Labs, which develops speech recognition technology that can model the distinctive voice and speech behaviours of young kids, has announced a Series A investment of $6.5 million from Elkstone Capital, Astia, and a number of unnamed private investors. Soapbox Labs was founded in 2013 by speech engineer and scientist Dr. Patricia Scanlon, and […]

Tech.eu Podcast #52: Austria's startup plan, funding for Personio and YouDo, Mangrove's Mark Tluszcz and EU vs. Google (again)

Tech.eu Podcast #150: Russia’s FAS investigates Booking.com, startups making roads better, Google abandons “Double Irish,” wannabe kidfluencers

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the investigation of Russia’s antimonopoly watchdog into Booking.com, startups working on road safety across Europe, Google abandoning the “Double Irish” tax optimisation scheme, changes in the way we write online, wannabe kidfluencers on YouTube, and more.