Irish Startup Wake
I don’t like to use words like ‘brilliant’ lightly, but seriously, the Irish Startup Wake at SXSW really was that. Failure is something that has become fetishized in the startup world. At some point in the past few years ‘it’s okay to fail’ became ‘failure is cool.’ But there’s still a lot that can be learned from stories of how other people messed up or were just plain unlucky. Yesterday’s event handled the topic with style and humor. Organized as a way of promoting the Irish capital’s ‘Dublin Makes Me’ campaign, ‘mourners’ included Matt Galligan, founder of the innovative, much-hyped but ultimately doomed…

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