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What I wish a VC had told me


Web Summit 2018: Venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian of Initialized Capital discusses the lessons he wishes investors had shared as he was building Reddit, one of the most viewed websites on the planet. 
Powered by Dublin City Council, Techstars’ Startup Week Dublin is kicking off today and set to be a week of exciting and innovative events across the city. Across the five days, Dublin city will play host to over 40 panels, workshops and mentoring sessions. The events are all free to attend and open to everyone so make sure you check out the full schedule here.

Visit: www.dublinstartupweek.com
In the late 1990s, while visiting family in Silicon Valley, I saw a listing for an event that sounded intriguing – a discussion on transhumanism, technology and the future of the human race... Read More
So much for Bitcoin, beloved of libertarians, drug dealers and, for a few golden years, the private sector currency that was set to displace the hated money of central banks. A week of sharp falls in its value has caused investors to question whether it is even viable as a financial asset, let alone a global currency that would one day replace the dollar or euro. Read More
Science is in Ireland’s DNA and the quality of young companies to watch is pretty much scientific evidence of this. We’re a caring and pragmatic bunch, the Irish, and therefore it is no surprise that the majority of effort by science-led start-ups is in areas such as health and medicine, because that’s also where the money is.
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Bankless migrants struggle to send cash home. Galway's Pip It wants to change that (via Fora.ie)
Pip It started out targeting e-commerce payments before it discovered a bigger opportunity – migrants who were looking to send payments back home using cash. The original idea for the startup was to provide a service for the security-conscious who wished to make cash payments online. Read More
19/11/18-23/11/18: Techstars Startup Week Dublin powered by Dublin City Council
Techstars Startup Week™ Dublin powered by Dublin City Council brings entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together over five days this November 19th - 23rd to build momentum and opportunity around our community’s unique entrepreneurial identity. Join in a celebration led by entrepreneurs and hosted in the entrepreneurial spaces you love!
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20/11/18: Mentorship for Women in Tech - Empowering Women
The objective of the Girls in tech mentorship program, Stepping Up, is to build and foster an organic community promoting good mentorship. This will NOT be a typical mentorship program, there will be no match making, instead the focus will be on substance to bring you the knowledge & tools to approach mentorship; access to mentors whom they can learn from; and with inspirational stories to pave their journey.
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03/12/18: Pitch Perfect - Pitch your startup
Pitch your startup or come and see other startups make their pitches! If you have watched Dragon’s Den or Shark Tank, this is your chance to pitch to our panel of judges, investors, angels and successful startups, and also to get candid feedback from the audience. This is the perfect opportunity to refine your pitch deck, practice and get feedback!
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03/12/18: Techie table quiz - It's beginning to look a lot like quizmas
🎶It's beginning to look a lot like Quizmas,
Everywhere you go... 🎶
Gather your team mates and prepare for a night to remember at Workday's annual table quiz. This year the event will be raising funds for Dublin Simon Community and Larche Ireland. Teams can be of up to 5 people and if you don't have one, that's fine too! Come along and get matched up with a team on the night!
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