A look back at some of the various business videos on Siliconrepublic.com during 2011, including interviews with the ITLG, the IDA and it@cork.
The economic climate dominated 2011’s business landscape in Ireland. Technology and industries like biopharma remain the few bright spots in the Irish economy and the leading areas of job creation, thanks to the efforts of IDA Ireland.
It was also a year that saw entrepreneurs and business leaders emerge, offering hope for the future and ultimately a better way of doing things.
Denis Collins’ inspired leadership of the it@cork industry group shows how the technology industry can positively impact on a region, for example.
In Silicon Valley, Irish business leaders like John Hartnett are mobilising the diaspora and establishing Irish economic outposts in Silicon Valley, Hollywood and Wall Street, while in Iceland, the emergence of an ideas economy is the key to economic recovery.