Archive for June, 2008

Web2Ireland – what’s going on – week ending June 27th, 2008

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muzu.tv. MUZUâ„¢ TV – Dublin based startup just launches [Thanks Joe for note]. From their site “Your Music Network – Where bands, artists, festivals, venues, broadcasters, music magazines and more broadcast their music TV on the web.”

Techcrunch meetup – some updates from Mike Butcher on Thursday.

PutPlace gets some readwriteweb love – on their Public beta

Maxroam drives lower phone call prices – and gets ready to launch version2.0

TripPlanr from Jan and his team at TouristRepublic – get coverage on SiliconRepublic – in partnership with Deri – good example of co-operation with research institutes in Ireland.

Pitch Robin Klein – from TAG - see video with Loic

Interesting mobile social service – Locle – especially given latest m&a activity @ plazes and zyb. Rumour has it that a well know telecoms disruptor is an advisor.

SeedCorn Competition – has a record prize fund of €280,000 – which makes some other global startup competitions look small in comparison.

Events – Salesforce mashup/developer/platform event in Dublin – Tour De Force – June 30th

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Eircom Web Innovation Fund

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Great initiative from Eircom on their Web Innovation Fund

No sign of white smoke from Eircom HQ on official winners.. but Web2Ireland community feel free to let us know who’s the bookies favourites. [leave comments]

Enterprise2.0 – Force.com opportunity

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Damien has a great post on Platforms: Interested in building apps on the Force.com platform? – which relates to the Salesforce.com event – Tour De Force

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Also check out Bill de hÓra’s post on some of the technical smarts that Salesforce.com and Google used in their recent hookup.

PutPlace – opens up signup – solve your backup problems

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Backup provider – PutPlace – has just announced open sign-up season. Check the The PutPlace Blog for details

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PutPlace allows you to upload as much as you want during the beta – which is free. Sign Up – and help PutPlace build a great product – with feedback.

Web2Ireland – what’s going on – week ending June 20th, 2008

admin 22nd of June 2008 by admin

A quiet week in Web2Ireland land this week…

Official launch of Ammado – see announcement

Compatipals – interesting Dublin based startup – using social networks @ friendships. “CompatiPals helps you understand one of the most powerful and influential things in the world, relationships. Discover yourself, your friends, and the mystery of compatibility.”

Google Dublin – an insight on Silicon Republic

Touristr – cool new user interface – and some coverage in Irish Indo

Events

Salesforce mashup/developer/platform event in Dublin – Tour De Force – June 30th

Mike Butcher of Techcrunch coming to Dublin – event on June 26th – signup here

Silicon Ireland Event in Dublin on 26th June 2008

Firefox Party was a blast last week – over 200 people – with Curry2.0 dinner the night before.

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BarCamp Belfast on 21st June, 2008

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Check out the
BarCampBelfast wiki – it should be a great event.

Web2Ireland – what’s going on – week ending June 13th

admin 13th of June 2008 by admin

Folks seem to like these posts – so here’s some bits and bobs from around the Web2Ireland scene…

Web2Ireland branding to improve with new logo – Thanks to all submissions and votesthe Web2Ireland community voted to an entry from Spoiltchild.

Dial2Do announce deal with Jajah

Irish and the iPhone

Zignals launches

Irish connection at Skydeck

Salesforce mashup/developer/platform event in Dublin – Tour De Force – June 30th

Dial2Do and Feedhenry at Launch Silicon Valley 2008Dial2Do win award

Finetuna launches – coverage on Nextweb – another great service from Alan and his team at SpoiltChild

Joe is on a roll – 30million awaiting an Irish YCombinator – and Ireland’s Digital Future

Mike Butcher of Techcrunch coming to Dublin – event on June 26th – signup here

Robin Blandford startup Decisionforheroses taking shape

Best wishes to Tom Raftery and family – as they move to Spain – from all his friends at web2Ireland. Keep in touch Tom.

Irish VC’s to replace Irish banksno widget companies or .com companies need apply

Ticket-Text – interesting Irish company – “ticket text is a new low cost ticketing agent that delivers tickets via text messages (SMS) and print-at-home e-tickets. Simply bring your SMS or print-at-home e-ticket to the venue, scan your ticket and you’re in!”Ryanair is a customer.


Firefox Party reminder – June 19th – in Dublin

Bonus links…
Good article on “Your ad-supported Web 2.0 site is actually a B2B enterprise in disguise”

dont forget – we’re on twitter - http://twitter.com/web2ireland – Target is 500 followers by end of July….

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And the winner is…..

conor 13th of June 2008 by conor

We should have announced this ages ago but we’re thrilled to reveal the winner of the recent logo competition. Alan O’Rourke from Spoiltchild Design pipped several others to the post with his entry. Well done Alan, we’ll arrange to get the prizes to you. We’ll now work with Alan to integrate the logo into the Web2I design. Thanks again to Microsoft Ireland, Blacknight Solutions and PollDaddy for sponsoring the prizes.

Busy week for Dial2Do

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dial2doaward at SVASE Launch: Silicon Valley 2008 and also announce partnership deal with Jajah.

Dial2Do are also part of the Twitterfone solution – see related note from Pat

Congratulations to Ivan, Sean and team….

Irish man on stage for Apple Developer Conference

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Loads of excitement at the Apple Developer Conference – with an Irish man centre stage – and a good friend of Web2Ireland

Ben Mosse – formely of Enterprise Ireland – and now VP, Associated Press – announced a cool iPhone application that his team developed out of New York.

Do check the video’s out from the Steve Jobs keynote – available in iTunes

Question – any Irish startups working on iPhone platform – see related note from Om – do drop us a note in the comments