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Spotlight On Austria- Markus Raunig - MD Austrian Startups

IN this episode of the Global Step I speak to Markus Raunig, the managing director of Austria Startups. I wanted to find out more about the successful entrepreneurship culture Austria possesses and Markus was a great guest to talk me through it. We talked about, the well-connected investor network in Austria and how Austria has a very promising startup future, particularly in the Life Sciences sector. We also discuss Entrepreneurship Avenue and The Startup Live Series – Austrian initiatives...


Ireland Focus- Andrew Parish - Startup Ireland

In this week's episode , I talked to the Director of Startup Ireland, the fantastic Andrew Parish, about all things Ireland. Being Irish myself, I was proud to learn of how Ireland has progressed in the past few decades to become a global leader in the startup world. Andrew and I had a great conversation on industries and companies that are hot in Ireland right now as well as the role Startups played in growing Ireland's GDP in the past decade. Organisations such as TechIreland, Enterprise...


Spotlight on Iceland - Bala Kamallakharan- CEO Startup Iceland

In todays episode I cover the startup ecosystem in Iceland. Iceland is a remarkably beautiful country in the north Atlantic which consistently punches above its weight. I wanted to check out its bustling startup scene and who better to give me a detailed view than Bala Kamallakharan. Bala is the founder of Startup Iceland and has heaps of experience in the mentoring and international growth of startups founded in Iceland. He has received rewards from the First Lady of Iceland because of his...


Frank Hannigan - Ireland Startup Guru

Frank and I chat about the minefield of international expansion for startups. We discuss risks, strategies and lessons learned from Franks years in working with startups looking to expand globally.