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Irish Tech News are Ireland's number one online tech publication and often Ireland's number one tech podcast too.

We aim to cover innovation, entrepreneurs, startups, green tech, clean tech and tech for good that aims to help the planet.

If you have a good story drop us a line.

    Helping people reduce their footprint by buying lower carbon products with Eammon Galvin

    Helping people reduce their footprint by buying lower carbon products with Eammon Galvin

    On this Podcast Diana Paiva, is joined by the CEO and co-founder of KnowCarbon, Eammon Galvin. Eammon talks about KnowCarbon, an innovative startup that helps consumers and companies measure their footprint and to reduce it by buying lower carbon products. He explains how the company help its clients. He also talks about what led him to build this business and the company’s future plans.

    About Eammon Galvin

    Eammon Galvin is the co-founder of KnowCarbon and has over 20 years of executive experience at eBay, Betfair and Daft and deep experience of online marketplaces. Eammon Galvin is based in RDI Hub a world-class centre for design-led, digital innovation located in Ireland’s South West. A first of its kind, RDI Hub focuses on digitisation, ideation and commercialisation of innovation and research in the Digital, AI, Data and related technologies sectors.

    About Diana Paiva

    Diana is currently interning with Irish Tech News. She graduated from Birkbeck University, with a degree in modern languages and she is currently doing a master's in Journalism at the University of Roehampton. She has an interest in technology, fashion, and the environment. Starting her master’s in journalism made her realise that she has a passion to report and write people’s stories. After graduation, her main priority is to find a job in communications or public relations. Diana Paiva is active on social media platforms, including Twitter, and LinkedIn.

    • 9 min
    The Fight for Sanity and Freedom, and the Revolution of Dignity - a Ukrainian mother and artist's story of Courage

    The Fight for Sanity and Freedom, and the Revolution of Dignity - a Ukrainian mother and artist's story of Courage

    Kate Taylor was given the opportunity to study under the prominent Ukrainian artist and architect Borys Kutcher for several years, which is where her
    foundation as an artist started. Throughout her early years, she focused primarily on realistic watercolors and oil paintings.


    After many years of painting in watercolours, Kate moved forward, experimenting with abstract art in various mediums. This progression helped Kate to
    broaden her horizons and discover new areas of painting.

    When Kate decided to explore more on a professional level and entered The Contemporary Art School in Kyiv at the Modern Art Research
    Institute of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, she successfully completed the course and earned the title of contemporary artist.

    Exhibitions:

    2013 a number of vernissages at residences in the historical part of Kyiv
    2015 Colours of Life State House of Art Kyiv, Ukraine
    2017 Reality As an Error the Modern Art Research Institute of National
    Academy of Arts of Ukraine.

    Collections:

    Private Collection, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Private Collection, Toronto, Canada
    Private Collection, Southport, The United Kingdom
    Private Collection, Scotland, The United Kingdom
    Private Collection, Kyiv, Ukraine

    Texts:

    In 2017, Kate contributed to “The Heroine’s Journey”, an online collection of
    stories from artists encouraging women to pursue creative careers.

    The Heroine’s Journey of Kate Taylor – The Heroine's Journey (wordpress.com)

    Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders.

    Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies.

    Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual.

    With over one hundred podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry.

    Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.

    • 38 min
    It is mind blowing the capacity of this technology Juan Castillo, Marketing Director of DNAverse

    It is mind blowing the capacity of this technology Juan Castillo, Marketing Director of DNAverse

    NFT’s are becoming more and more popular especially NFT art collections. This growing popularity has also inspired and increased innovation, and the latest company to get involved is DNAverse who have created the world's first art NFT collection customised with real DNA data. Ronan talks to Juan Castillo, Marketing Director of DNAverse.

    Juan talks about his background, what DNAverse does, and their recent strategic partnership with Polygon Studios, to spearhead the development of the BIOmetaverse on the Polygon blockchain. Juan also talks about what the BIOmetaverse is, and his vision of bringing human verification to the metaverse in response to the proliferation of AI and bots.

    More about the DNAverse art NFT collection:

    Each NFT is one-to-one handcrafted and includes a genetic study and a fully personalisined artistic interpretation of collectors' own DNA, presented as ‘DNArts’. The DNAverse team comprises a range of seasoned NFT specialists, scientists, designers and 3D animators at the vanguard of innovation in the biometaverse.

    DNAverse also recently announced a strategic partnership with Polygon Studios, to spearhead the development of the BIOmetaverse on the Polygon blockchain.

    • 44 min
    Are We Misunderstanding Blockchain's Potential or Headed for Crypto Winter 2.0? with David Long, CVVC

    Are We Misunderstanding Blockchain's Potential or Headed for Crypto Winter 2.0? with David Long, CVVC

    David Long is a Swedish American citizen with in depth tech and asset management experience. Prior to joining CV VC, he served as Managing Partner & Investment Manager at an ESG Asset Management Firm and served as an Advisor to multiple tech companies. He currently still serves on the Board of Directors at LaunchSource, an HR SaaS platform headquartered in Boston.

    Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders.

    Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies.

    Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual.

    With over one hundred podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry.

    Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.

    • 28 min
    Building Smart MultiSig Wallets for Institutional DeFi Adoption, Christopher McGregor

    Building Smart MultiSig Wallets for Institutional DeFi Adoption, Christopher McGregor

    Christopher McGregor is CEO and co-founder of Vesto, a multi-token protocol for decentralized services.Prior to co-founding Vesto, Christopher was the Vice President of Engineering for Telemac Corporation, where he developed and launched Pay & Go with O2. With more than 20 million mobile handsets sold, Telemac became the most successful pre-paid mobile solutions in the UK. In 2004, he became the co-founder and Vice President of Engineering for Validus Technologies Corporation, where he developed the biometric technology that powered the VALIDcard™. Christopher conceptualized and developed multiple technologies including BT Cellnet's (O2) original Pay & Go, QoS (sold to Root Metrics)/ QoE solutions for 3G / 4G LTE mobile, mobile authentication for the U.S. Federal Government, the first pre-production prototypes of the world’s first ISO biometric powered card (now being offered by MasterCard internationally).A full stack engineer and serial entrepreneur who has held various other CTO and Senior Software Engineer roles, he is a named inventor on numerous issued patents and patents pending in the areas of biometric authentication, QoS (Quality of Service) for 3G, OIS (Open Internet Security) for 3G, mobile payments, social commerce, and dynamic marketing automation.

    Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders.

    Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies.

    Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual.

    With over one hundred podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry.

    Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.

    • 23 min
    Incorporating Cutting-Edge Digital Technologies while Building Digital Production Systems, Dilek Sezen, TreeTrunk

    Incorporating Cutting-Edge Digital Technologies while Building Digital Production Systems, Dilek Sezen, TreeTrunk

    Dilek Sezen
    Dilek Sezen is an interdisciplinary designer with an award-winning career. She has been focusing on

    incorporating cutting edge technology into her art over half-decade. Her unique approach by juxtaposing luxury, technology and circular design principles demonstrates her contemporary art degree and keen understanding of how technology has forever changed the design, art, manufacturing of fashion and everyday items.

    Her designs have been commissioned by local and global clientele and well-established brands including, SF Hearts Foundation, LGBT Asylum Project, Santa Barbara Art Museum, Oakland Art Museum, Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Montage Resorts, Inglenook and Beringer Vineyards.

    Selected Recent Works

    Recipient of two, IDA-International Design Award 2022

    Selected to showcase at the largest NFT exhibition, both in virtual and physical gallery in Beijing 2021

    SF Design week, selected to as one of the innovative designs 2020

    SF Hearts foundation collection, “Heart2Heart” sculpture for public art 2018

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, American portraits jewelry collection, 2017

    Oakland Museum of Art, History of Hip-Hop exhibition collection, 2017

    Smart Hat & scarf design Wearables fashion show, Canada, 2017

    Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders.

    Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies.

    Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual.

    With over one hundred podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry.

    Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.

    • 34 min

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