Posts from July 2012

DW Co-founder Launches Start-up Lab

Serial entrepreneurs launch start-up lab Serial entrepreneurs Sean Blanchfield and Brian McDonnell have opened Dublin’s first start-up lab — which already has a portfolio of three companies up and running. Blanchfield, who previously founded DemonWare, has teamed up with Brian McDonnell, a former head of development at Jolt Online Gaming, to form their new venture called Scale Front. Scale Front hopes to emulate in Dublin the success of Betaworks in [read more]

Clustering Development Team established to spearhead a strategy to create 2,500 new digital games jobs

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Ireland’s Jobs Minister Richard Bruton, TD, has established an industry group consisting of executives from the major games companies present in Ireland to spearhead a strategy to create 2,500 new digital games jobs by 2014. Driving ‘on-the-ground’ collaboration and networking, the Clustering Development Team (CDT) will proactively develop relationships between the foreign and indigenous cohort of games companies, start-ups and well-established multinationals, industry and education institutions, games companies and related [read more]