Category Archives: Community

Recruitment! We have a problem.

This tweet highlight a problem with recruitment. What's the difference between ❌ "Python skills are essential" and ✅ "experience with Python is a benefit, but there is also room to improve your programming skills" in a student job add? 60% increase in qualified applicants and ~30% vs. ~5% female applicants. -> — Dr. Victoria Grinberg…

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Tech for Non Tech

Tech for Non Tech: Automation, No-Code and Community | Slides + Videos

Thank you everyone who joined us last month for our Tech for Non Tech event on Automation, No-Code and Community. We had 4 amazing speakers including Niamh McAuley, Ellie McBride, David Shawe and Fajar Siddiq. Watch the recording of last months event. Slides We currently have slide decks from Ellie McBride and Fajar Siddiq. Davids and Niamh’s will be…

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No surprise to us here at Raise Ventures – “Belfast ninth in the top tech cities of the future according to Financial Times – fDi Intelligence.”

This recognition is well placed and the ranking is all the more impressive when you look at the populations of the cities in the top 9 places. Andrew Jenkins, Fintech Envoy for Northern Ireland was quoted to say: “Confirmation that Belfast has been ranked in the inaugural top 10 “Tech Cities of the Future” for…

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Clear Commuication

Leadership challenges and tips to navigate these stormy waters

These challenging times of COV19 need leaders to help steer startups and businesses through. With a change in working practices, to managing employees through a crisis to dealing with customers and suppliers and cash flow, the leaders have a to do list a mile long. It’s stressful for everyone and the people that stand up…

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