Lough Shore Investments-backed Converser acquired by mobile marketing giant Swrve

Swrve, the world leader in mobile marketing automation, has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Dublin-based Converser.

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The positions will be full-time, paid and based in Belfast initially, although there will be opportunities to work from company offices in New York, Hong Kong, Sydney and London for successful candidates.

Lough Shore Investments Hearts Yours Florally this Valentine’s Day, Announces Further Funding in the Flower Delivery Startup

Lough Shore Investments has this morning announced a further investment in Belfast-based start-up, Yours Florally. This latest investment will fund the startup’s UK expansion and key platform updates.

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Lough Shore Investments, along with a number of partner companies in the technology space, are seeking applications for a number of open positions.

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Daily Reading

Belfast-based IT company creates 403 new jobs

Kainos, the Belfast-based IT firm, has announced a major expansion that will create 403 new jobs.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-31642696…

Net neutrality activists score landmark victory in fight to govern the internet

Internet activists scored a landmark victory on Thursday as the top US telecommunications regulator approved a plan to govern broadband internet like a public utility.

www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/26/net-neutrality-activists-landmar…

WebSummit to come to Belfast in June

Following on from the success of last year's Web Summit in Dublin, that had over 20,000 attendees, organisers have announced that two major sister events ― EnterConf and MoneyConf ― are set for Belfast.

www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/technology/web-summit-organisers-announce-enterc…

How Irish Tech Entrepreneurs Are Rebooting Ireland's Economy

Ireland may have looked like the underdog, a tiny nation, just four-and-a-half million people-strong, when it was facing economic ruin in the financial crisis of 2008, but you should never underestimate the strength of its entrepreneurial spirit.

www.forbes.com/sites/alisoncoleman/2014/01/23/how-irish-tech-entrepreneurs-…