Category Archives: Technology

Aeroblue testimonial

Raise Ventures Accelerator review with Jason McDevitt, startup founder at Aeroblue Software

Today we speak to Jason McDevitt, startup founder at Aeroblue Software to hear his thoughts, review and testimonial about Raise Accelerator programme that he successfully took part in during 2021. How has your team grown since joining the Raise accelerator? Jason: “We have recently Hired 2 Part-time developers to start working on our prototype and…

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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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Request For Startups: Tomorrow’s Transport.

As reported in the BBC: Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM’s green plan While the efforts from the PM might be lacklustre (the budget amount for this transformation is 1/25th of the massively overspent (and mostly pointless) HS2 rail project, the opportunity remains for smart startups to address…

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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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Challenge those sacred cows in your organisation

Sifted.eu writes: A European rival to workplace messaging app Slack called Element has won the world’s largest-ever single contract for a collaborative software service, supplying half a million licences to help communication in the German education system. The win points to the growing concern about privacy in communications around the world. At Raise, we use…

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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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