It’s a Worldwide Programming Competition kicking-off today. $5,000 cash and all the glory to the winner. Do it.
Archive for December, 2010
With the news that the Innovation Fund Ireland, the Government initiative managed by the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) and Enterprise Ireland to attract leading venture capital fund managers to Ireland, have invested $50m in Polaris Ventures.
Polaris Ventures are probably best known as an investor in Automattic (who are behind WordPress, and also the company which acquired Polldaddy).
Polaris Ventures are also behind the Dogpatch Labs initiative. Its goal is connect entrepreneurs and help founders conceive and launch startups. Check out this video from Robert Scoble
Conor O’Neill of LouderVoice talks about the evolution of #leweb
Some great perspective from Conor on how #leweb began, evolved and how it is today. Excellent insight into one of the most significant technology conferences in Europe.
Interview with Karen Hallez of Enterprise Ireland Paris @ #leweb
A good background to the EI presence at Le Web from Karen.
The Enterprise Ireland Stand at #leweb
A good buzz, productive networking and some very interesting visitors to the stand from at home and abroad; start-ups to multinationals.
Aiden Callely of MXSweep on the Enterprise Ireland Stand at #leweb
The EI team in Paris just told us about this YouTube video. Lots of Franco-Irish business going on.
Sam and Peter from TeamworkPM at #leweb
Paul Barry of Temetra.com at #LeWeb on the Enterprise Ireland stand. Temetra provides utility metering data management solutions to service providers in Ireland and across the world.