Irish firms need to be in pole position for CETA start date

Sunday Independent: Following his visit to Ireland last month, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled to the G20 Summit in Hamburg, setting September 21 as the provisional start date for CETA - the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU.

Irish IoT platform startup Wia raises €750,000 in seed funding
Irish Times
With plans for global expansion, €750,000 in seed funding has been raised by IoT cloud platform start-up Wia, who aim to be the "Stripe for Internet of Things". 

Brexit strategy: Building the right leadership, management and people capability to scale
Silicon Republic
Brexit uncertainty is an opportunity to re-evaluate your organisation’s structure. Enterprise Ireland’s Karen Hernandez outlines the three pillars around which to build a stable people and management strategy that can scale.
Irish companies boldly go to final frontier
Irish Times
Irish firms involved in contracts with ESA - European Space Agency saw space-related sales grow from €18m in 2008 to €70m in 2015.
Restored Hearing: Dublin firm breaks sound barrier
Irish Examiner
Dublin company Restored Hearing plans to develop global sales to the aerospace, automotive and construction industries.
Áine NutriScience aims to help farmers with animal nutrition
Irish Times
Due to launch in 2018, start-up company Áine NutriScience has developed an app which calculates nutritionally balanced feeding programmes for herds. 

The village that wants you to make the big switch - and rent is just €100 a week
Irish Independent
"There are a lot of supports for micro-businesses and a very healthy start-up community in the north-west." Kiltyclogher in north Co. Leitrim is an ideal location for anyone with a tech idea to base themselves, says graphic designer Carol McGowan.
For sports clubs, Clubify could be the one app to run them all
Silicon Republic
Clubify is a communications platform for sports clubs to engage with their members and supporters, grow their brand, and simplify fundraising and membership collection via online payments.
From Russia with code: Three pals from the East have an elementary plan to create a Sherlock Holmes game in Ireland
Irish Independent
Read about the unusual tale of three men from Russia who decided to make a Sherlock-esque game with echoes of monster hit Pokémon Go by setting up a company in Ireland.
Your choice: disrupt or disappear
Irish Independent
The world is changing. The volume of data that we are producing is growing exponentially. More data has been created in the last two years than the previous 5,000 years.