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Equal Income Tax for Entrepreneurs

Dáil Chamber

I was honoured to lead the pre-budget submission project for #StartupIreland. Our goal this year was to identify a number of “low-hanging fruit” budget measures that could reduce the friction felt by entrepreneurs as they try to get their businesses

Posted in Enterprise, Ireland

Easy Startup Dashboards

Beaglebone Black

At PageFair we’ve repurposed all our spare monitors as cheap real-time business dashboards. Here’s how you can do the same (especially if you’re in Dublin).

Posted in Code, Enterprise, Ireland, Tech

The Scale Investor

A pile of burning dollars

I’ve written before about the venture chasm – the widening gulf between the founders and the funds, a gap that continues to widen as technology startups figure out how to get more done with less money. This idea occurred to

Posted in Enterprise, Tech

Trademark Phishing Scam

This one is apparently based in the US. A simple attempt to trick 2000 Euro out of unwary companies.

We recently filed a trademark application for our company, PageFair. This morning I received (by snail mail) this official-looking invoice from the "European Patent and Trademark Register" for extra filing fees. It turns out it’s a complete scam. A Polish

Posted in Enterprise

5 Ways Employees Need to Think Like Investors

roulette wheel

Are you thinking of taking a job in a startup? If so, this post is for you. Every employee in a startup is making an investment, but rarely do they treat it as such. Here’s 5 ways to make a

Posted in Enterprise, Life