Beaming sunshine, bright t-shirts and throngs of active techies - it can only mean one thing; its the annual Techies4TempleStreet treasure trail! Bigger and better than ever before, the fourth year of the event saw 186 teams and over 1,500 members of the Irish tech and business communities come together to raise funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in a fun and innovative way.
It’s been an extraordinary year so far as we have just gone past the mid-point. The Irish weather has thrown up extremes that haven’t been witnessed for generations. The blizzards of early March seem a long and distant memory as the current heatwave continues to break records. Fortunately, the business and technology landscapes in Ireland have been much calmer, with growth continuing at a steady pace.
The technology sector in Ireland is thriving - 10 of the top 10 ‘born on the internet’ companies are operating in Ireland and indigenous tech start-ups are enjoying huge success of late. At Comit, we are lucky enough to be uniquely placed to see both established multinationals increase investment in Ireland and to witness the brightest homegrown talent flourish.