August 21, 2017 Laura

Shane Ryan of healthy food startup, Feed, talks about tenacity, creating a mental health toolbox, and how giving back can be good for the bottom line.   Key takeaways [1:42] Shane started young, planning businesses at the age of 10 and selling things from stalls on match day. [5:15] Gave up…

August 14, 2017 Laura

Pamela Newenham, one of the three founders of GirlCrew, tells us how a secret Facebook group for women to make friends has turned into a platform with over 100,000 members across the world. We discuss the power of networking, meeting Mark Zuckerberg and their move to Silicon Valley. The GirlCrew App…

August 7, 2017 Laura

Omer Keser, founder of curasy.com, talks about understanding your customer, creating company culture and how it took almost losing his life to give him the courage to leave a successful career in Google to start his own business. Key Takeaways [1:40] Where the idea for Curasy.com came from, realising that there…

July 31, 2017 Laura 2Comment

Entrepreneur, Sharon Keegan, and author, Dan O’Neill, reflect on taking the leap, picking yourself up after failure and not holding yourself back in this mini Innovation Academy alumni reunion! Key Takeaways [2:00] Reflections on the Innovation Academy post-graduate course on Innovation, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship [7:20] Don’t be afraid of failure, it’s…

July 24, 2017 Laura

Seán Greif talks to us about how his experience living with a tribe in the Amazon rainforest inspired him to create an innovative approach to teaching the Irish language to kids. His award-winning startup, Moontour, combines his passion for the Irish language with adventure learning for an Irish class like…