Author Archives: David Shawe

Jason Bell Data and Startups

Startups and Data with Jason Bell.

Last week Raise Ventures were delighted to of host Jason Bell: ‘An Artificial Intelligence and High Volume Streaming Data Specialist’ who has spent over thirty years in software, data mining, customer loyalty and thinking about how startups and data can ultimately make better founders and more efficient startups here in Northern Ireland.

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Tech Recruitment Northern Ireland

The Northern Irish recruitment roundtable.

In February 2021 Raise Ventures hosted a Norther Irish startups focused Recruitment Roundtable. Our virtual Tech for Non Tech event pivoted from a ‘virtual stage’ to a conference style ’roundtable discussion’. We decided it was the time to focus on the recruitment challenge that many startups here in Northern Ireland are up against. One of…

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50 Top NI Tech Companies

50 Top NI Tech companies that you need to know about from Digital DNA/Upstart 2020.

Digital DNA / Upstart have released this magazine to Showcase 50 top Northern Irish tech companies that you need to know about. The insights include an intro from Simon Bailey CEO of Digital DNA, an interview with Jenny Irvine, our CEO at Raise Ventures. Jenny’s piece is titled ‘A rising tide lifts all boats. The magazine then includes an interview with Gary Davidson from Tech Nation and he talks about Northern Irish startups ‘Thriving in an uncertain world’. There is an interview with Andrew Kirk of Tughans related to technology contracts and Brexit, another interview with Simon Bailey of the CEO and it ends with an interview with Alastair Cameron of Staracus on ‘Why a recession in 2021 could create an NI tech unicorn’

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7 top tips from Northern Irish Tech Professionals

7 top tips to maintain positive mental health from Northern Irish tech professionals.

What is one thing you would suggest to maintain positive mental health? For me mental health is about making sure I keep connected to others. With the move to more online meetups I’ve been part of running and attending events which has helped. Then it’s about following up for a quick one to one 20…

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