Tech Sector showing Buoyant Growth

Over 4,500 jobs were created in the tech sector here in the first nine months of the year.

Another 5,000 positions remain to be filled, 1,500 of which are to be found in the indigenous Irish tech sector, according to Anna Scally, tax partner with KPMG.

KPMG has published a guide to growing a start-up tech company in Ireland in advance of Innovation Week and the Dublin Web summit which takes place next week. “Ireland has a vibrant, educated workforce, we provide a significant gateway to a very big market in Europe, we have a very good corporate tax rate and we have a pro-business environment,” Anna Scally says. From a tax point of view, it is favourable to set up a tech company. “Companies that start up in Ireland may be exempt from corporate tax for the first three years.

Enterprise Ireland also has a dedicated funding initiative for the hi-tech sector and entrepreneurs and business angels continue to be a significant source of funding.

Author: Francis O' Toole

Francis O' Toole is a Educational Psychotherapist & Guidance Counsellor. I set up this blog page to help students gain as much information as possible to be able to make right choices and decisions regarding their career options. I believe that we will be very successful in our careers if we follow what we enjoy.

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