Alumni Survey

Talent trumps Brexit as the biggest challenge for entrepreneurs in Ireland

With just three weeks to go until the Brexit deadline, 31% of Irish entrepreneurs say Brexit is an obstacle to growing their business, versus the overwhelming majority (83%) for whom the ability to attract...


EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019

Nominations open for EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards

Now in its 22nd Year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2019 programme officially opens today for...

“They very rarely could say no to me,” Marian O’Gorman on being a woman in business

“I was a real wheeler-dealer.” Succeeding in business often requires an ability to take advantage of any...

“I was addicted to work a bit,” Marian O’Gormon on balancing work and family

It can be difficult to find a balance between being a mom and being an entrepreneur. In...

“I can’t believe we actually did it, I think we’re mad,” Mark Barrett on reinvesting

“Entrepreneurship I think is driven by your appetite to reinvest.” During his time CEO of pharmaceutical company APC,...

“I don’t care where you work, just work,” John Purdy on working from home

John Purdy believes giving employees some leeway will pay off in the long run. As Co-Founder of renowned...

“So much gets lost on email,” John Purdy’s advice for chasing customers

Speaking to people face-to-face is always the best option. Despite being the Co-Founder of renowned IT company...