It’s a small old world – Sacca, Suster and Conway

Some of my favourite stories end with the phrase 'its a small world'. Growing up in Ireland, you kind of take it for granted that everyone knows everyone. As you travel and work internationally you realise how wrong that is. However, sometimes you stumble across a story or two that makes you think... Here are some of my favourite 'small world' stories … Continue reading It’s a small old world – Sacca, Suster and Conway

Stop Delaying Your Most Important Job as Founder

First time founders are often guilty of outsourcing their sales responsibilities, but all too often, they are even more guilty of delaying selling in any capacity until it is too late. This delay often comes down to fear and that is why I’m constantly asking founders to test their sales hypothesis as soon as possible. … Continue reading Stop Delaying Your Most Important Job as Founder

2 KPIs for measuring startup eco-systems

  It often seems like the whole world is trying to produce the next Silicon Valley, or at the very least, a globally recognised startup city / accelerator / community, that is in everyone's ‘Top 10 List’ for startup locations. Every day more and more journalists and bloggers are writing about the ‘Next Silicon Valley’ … Continue reading 2 KPIs for measuring startup eco-systems

Why isn’t this Google Ad in the Irish papers?

Congrats to our alumni Vol Pigrukh and the whole team at Profitero on building one of the most exciting and successful startups in Ireland. In particular congrats on; Winning IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Winning IBM Smartcamp London 2011 Being selected as Dogpatch Labs resident 2011 Winning Seedcamp 2010 (first Irish company to … Continue reading Why isn’t this Google Ad in the Irish papers?