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Halo Business Angels Network

This blog discusses business angels in Ireland as well as about HBAN (Halo Business Angels Network). According to 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Index, Ireland is ranked 12th in the top 20 global hot spots for start-ups with a score of 65.6. For start-ups, business angels play an important role in providing an invaluable source of capital . Business […]

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Funding justified for ICT start-ups in Ireland? Part 3

Continued from Part 2 As for innovative in iHPSU, Irish patent level is low. In 2014, Ireland ranked 12th in Europe with a ratio of 126 per million. European Commission’s Joint Research Centre ranked Dublin as 16th among Europe as a top tech hub. Furthermore, data published last by GP Bullhound, a British investment bank, show that […]

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Funding justified for ICT start-ups in Ireland? Part 2

Continued from Part 1 With all these investment options, there is a risk of no guaranteed return. The success rate for start-ups  –even with VC backing – is just 25percent . In addition , the average time to get a return for investors is  five to seven years or as stated by Halo Business Angel […]

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Funding justified for ICT start-ups in Ireland? Part 1

This blog intends to consider for the justification of various funding investments made by founders, family, friends, business angels, Banks, Enterprise Ireland, and Venture Capital in tech start-ups in Ireland. It ascertains if the money is about to head for the doors. Is tech boom is over for Ireland? Technology industry employs over 105,000 people […]

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Business

Sectors of Economy

Based on people’s proportion in a nation involved in an activity, the economy is divided into sectors according to the range of distance from the natural environment and is as follows: Primary Sector involves in extracting or harvesting of natural products. Activities related to this sector include farming, hunting, mining, quarrying, fishing and agriculture. In […]

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Machine Learning

Overview of Machine Learning

Machine learning detects patterns in data, focuses on growth and adjusts when a new data exposes a computer programme. It is closely related to computational statistics and links to mathematical optimisation. It offers tools that apply to predict, classify and cluster problems. It cannot be applied to everything and the data computer analyses depend on […]

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Data Analysis Resources

Coursera “The Data Scientist’s Toolbox”

Hi! I signed up for the course in Coursera called The Data Scientist’s Toolbox by Johns Hopkins University.  I liked the course for providing an easy and comprehensive list of tools required by a data scientist. It covers various topics as to what you need as a data scientist. It is simple and concise with […]