Archive for February, 2006

Irish Web companies goes for €60 million

admin 24th of February 2006 by admin

Needahotel.com was recently sold for a reported €60million (see sbpost)

From ENN…
ElectricNews.net:News:In the papers 20 February
The paper also says that entrepreneur Sarah Newman stands to make up to EUR30 million from the sale of Needahotel.com. US firm Cendant is paying EUR30 million in cash for Needahotel.com, with a further EUR30 million in earn-out payments if the Dublin company meets financial targets. Newman, who founded Needahotel.com 11 years ago, owned almost 50 percent of the company.

check here for profile from E&Y

1st web2.0 exit for 2006….

Ripple…. eBay…. web2.0 in Ireland

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More web2.0 activity in Ireland – Ripple – this is the first local company building on the “Agile Amy” stack

[spotted this on James’ blog – and he is correct re: site – edgeio is an example of “doing stealth” in public…. and with style]

Joe has the full commentary

Only only “eBay platform” company of note that i know of is Mpire

10 things I learned at the Irish Web 2.0 event

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Technology in plain English » 10 things I learned at the Irish Web 2.0 event

Recap on Web2.0 get-together in Dublin….

Robert Burke’s Weblog : IrishDev / Irish Internet Association Web 2.0 Event (Last Night)

admin 22nd of February 2006 by admin

Robert Burke’s Weblog : IrishDev / Irish Internet Association Web 2.0 Event (Last Night)

notes from Robert Burke on recent web2.0 gig

EirePreneur: Web 2.0 is….. leveraging the network

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EirePreneur: Web 2.0 is….. leveraging the network

Good catch by James..

Online timesheet, Web timesheet software, employee timesheet – 1time

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Online timesheet, Web timesheet software, employee timesheet – 1time

Another Irish Web2.0 service…..

dartmaps – irish web2.0 service

admin 20th of February 2006 by admin

dartmaps

one of the best Irish mashups i’ve seen – great thinking….

web2.0 event in Dublin

admin 9th of February 2006 by admin

check here for details

Thanks Paul for note

Getting Ireland on the Map

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Thanks to Jeff Clavier of SoftTech VC for alerting me to the Web 2.0 Innovation Map. It’s over to you to post your company and help put Ireland on the Web 2.0 map.