Creativity and innovation was the theme of the night as the 2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards took place in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel last night. Over 600 people were in attendance at the awards ceremony, to celebrate excellence in research innovation that has taken place on the island of Ireland as a result of US business investment.
At a special event hosted in Dublin the UK and US Ambassadors to Ireland shared their views of their countries' special relationship with Ireland.
San Francisco based Software Company Slack has moved its European Headquarters to One Park Place in Dublin and announced it will be hiring for 80 new jobs over the next two years to meet growing demand from European businesses.
HubSpot, the Massachusetts-based company behind a popular software platform for inbound marketing, is to create 320 jobs in Dublin over the next three years. In order to accommodate that growth, the company officially opened its new office space at One Dockland Central, located just around the corner from the original HubSpot Dublin offices at North Quay Wall.
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Social media giant Facebook will increase its workforce in Ireland to 1,500 with the announcement that it is to create 200 new jobs at its International HQ in Dublin. The new jobs will be in a range of business areas including sales, engineering and online operations.
Online car sales website CarGurus is to create 100 new jobs in Dublin over the next three years as it plans to establish its European headquarters in Dublin. The office will be the Boston based companys' first branch location outside the U.S. and will be a hub for the Inside Sales, Dealer Account Services and Technical Development teams that will build CarGurus’ country-specific operations in Europe.
The share of US FDI in Europe that Ireland is attracting has steadily increased in recent years according to a new report commissioned by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. The Irish-US Economic Relationship 2016 researched and written by US academic and Wall Street economist Joseph Quinlan, was launched today at the American Chamber 2016 President’s Lunch in the Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin.