Ulster Bank Hackathon @Dogpatch Labs

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The 3rd annual Ulster Bank Hackathon which took place in Dogpatch labs, again delivered a frenetic and fun-filled weekend of creation, co-opetition, and innovation. Since 2015 Ulster Bank and the Open Banking team in RBS have been hosting hackathons ...
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Momentum - Dublin Chamber & Ulster Bank launch new event series

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New Series for Entrepreneurs Launches Today at sold-out launch event Dublin Chamber and Ulster Bank today embarked on a mission to help Irish SMEs to scale-up. Over 100 entrepreneurs and business leaders gathered in Dogpatch Labs start-up hub to hear...
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GDPR for SMEs

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Highlights Thousands of Irish companies could be unprepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force across the EU in May Data breaches can lead to hefty fines, and must be reported to the Data Protection Commissioner...
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Tara De Buitlear
Some good advice there for all SMEs assessing the impact of GDPR for them.
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 15:13
Chevy Johnston
It's a big change for businesses to prepare for, but great to see that there will be a more holistic approach to data protection a... Read More
Monday, 23 April 2018 20:02
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Creating Brand Identity for Small Business [Infographic]

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You know what they say - Design is the silent ambassador of your brand . Even though saying that the well designed product sells itself might be an exaggeration, design is one of the most important elements of your newly established business. When la...
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Company Logo: The First yet Crucial Step in Visual Branding

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When you google “pear”, you’ll get a slew of information related to this delicious fruit, but if you do the same with “apple”, your first page will be swamped with the tech giant’s details. The notion and the idea behind Apple has become so powerful ...
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The Search is on to Find the Best New Start and Early Stage Company on the Island

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€280,000 prize fund Entrepreneurs across the island could get a huge cash boost for their business, thanks to a total prize fund of €280,000, offered by InterTradeIreland’s 16 th Seedcorn Business Competition 2018. Seedcorn The competition is the lar...
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4 Helpful Things to Get Done When Constructing a Business

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Building a business can include literally constructing your office or store from scratch. While many companies rent commercial space, your business may have special needs that require you to design and build your own facility. When going through the ...
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Mortgages for the Self Employed

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A mortgage for someone who is self-employed is not really a real loan. Lenders will merely make a modification change to their assessment application and offer you the same mortgage as someone in a standard salary position. However, to keep things as...
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5 Ways to Make Your Office Space Seem Larger Overnight

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Whether you have a tiny cubicle or are blessed with an oversized workplace, space is always at a premium in any office. You'll need room to have meetings, conduct private phone conversations, and perform the day's work without dealing with constant i...
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7 Trends That Will Shape eCommerce in 2018

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In 2017, global eCommerce market was worth about $2.3 trillion but numerous experts expect that this figure could double by the year 2021. Whereas some people are sceptical about its ability to overcome traditional retail, others recognize that eComm...
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11 CSS Mistakes Every Web Designer Must Avoid in 2018

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No doubt developing a website can be daunting but the real problem arises in its appearance and usability. Although we are human, we all make mistakes and as a web designer, you’ll probably make a lot of mistakes. Many web designers forget that websi...
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How Will ERP Software Help Your Business Grow?

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You have reached a relatively comfortable stage in your business’ life; you are now beyond the point where every month was a struggle to break even and you are beginning to make a reasonable profit and considering hiring more staff. However, your bus...
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When Do We Have a Good Conversion Rate on Our Landing Page?

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You generate traffic and turn it into potential customers, but is it really enough? Many times, marketers have trouble understanding the performance of their landing page conversion rates. In the world of inbound marketing you can choose between...
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How to Optimize Your Company’s Office Space to Boost Employee Productivity

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Productive employees can help your business thrive. Employees are also happier in their job when they are able to be productive. Here are a few tips you can use to help make your office more conducive to employee productivity. Decorate Just Right The...
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How to Protect Your Client’s Products Before, During, and after Transit

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If you are working with clients’ products, you need to make sure you are protecting them. There are things you can do to help the products stay safe during transit. Follow these tips to make sure you protect the products. Pack It the Right Way By pac...
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The Annual Ulster Bank Hackathon

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Ulster Bank is excited to announce its annual Hackathon, in partnership with Dogpatch Labs. Brief The brief is to deliver innovative solutions around themes of financial services to enable ‘open banking’. Open banking is the vision that banks are tra...
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Follow the Leader : Anthony Birchall, of Gifts.ie

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In our series of interviews with business leaders about their journey so far and plans for future success, we speak to Anthony Birchall, director and co-founder of gifts.ie, an online personalised gift delivery service based in Dublin. Gifts.ie was f...
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Tara De Buitlear
A nice read Anthony, a home grown success story where you had the foresight of the move to direct channels in the gift & hospitali... Read More
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 10:15
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Content On LinkedIn: Why Choose This Social Network For Your Business

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I can still remember a time when I was reluctant to join LinkedIn. There were already numerous social media platforms that I didn’t see the need to have an account, in them. But after much analysis and coercion by others, I came to understand that Li...
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Jacinta Pivot Cloud Solutions
Thank you for an interesting article!
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 15:32
Andre C. Scott
Great
Monday, 23 April 2018 10:55
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5 Ways to Improve Employee Efficiency

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Employees are the major assets of any organisation. They play an active role towards the company’s success and can ensure competitivity in the marketplace. That’s why it is imperative for businesses to find the tools that help their workers maximize ...
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Why E-commerce is Thriving in 2018

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The online world has always given the high-street worthy competition but in recent years, E-commerce has only got bigger. Some of the biggest high street chains are struggling to compete with online retailers and here’s a look at why e-commerce is th...
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