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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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The enigma of Airbnb and the false “guests”: why is it creating a housing crisis?

The majority of Airbnb offers in almost every city worldwide are entire houses or apartments, not rooms with a “host” According to a recent interview published in El País with the vice president of Public Policies of Airbnb, Chris Lehane, the platform is a sustainable tourist option because it allows…

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3D printing startup Markforged raises $82M to invest in products

The well-known 3D printing startup Markforged has received $ 82 million in a round of financing. It was led by Summit Partners, a Boston-based private equity investment firm. According to an article on Globenewswire.com, companies such as Matrix Partners, Microsoft’s Risk Fund M12, Next 47 and Porsche SE were involved.…

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Baystartup: Helping startups to achieve goals

Last year, over 50 financing circles attracted over 62 million euros to start-up companies via Baystartup’s investor network. The focus was on early stage investments. 42.7 million euros of the invested money came from venture capitalists, public investors and strategic investors. Private investors come to a stake of 20 million…

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