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Ciaran O'Leary
Works at Earlybird Venture Capital
Attended HHL / NTU Singapore
Lived in Dublin
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Ecosystems number crunch: Berlin, London, Stockholm 
Based on the "exit debate" regarding the Berlin ecosystem we decided to crunch some numbers & compare - to introduce some facts to the discussion! More detai...
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Welcome to the 21st century: one-tap communication. Say hi to Taptalk which has arrived in the App Store today (my username: ciaranoleary) 
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Investing in slides and spreadsheets vs capabilities 
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“We only invest in real technology.” Nein. 
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Nuts? Bubblicious? A (very) simple explanation of super high startup acquisition prices
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Being a more conscious VC and board member
Although there seems to be some doubt and debate, it is fair to assume that VCs are humans. Humans with self-doubt, prejudices, insecurities, character quirks, pressure at work, a private life with...
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How important is local VC really? 
We've had this discussion before. You could easily say that Berlin doesn't have much going for it as a tech hub. Very limited local venture capital, no world-class computer sciences school, no real...
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Where curiosity and the pursuit of the truth is less important than the comfort  of ignorance.
Yesterday news broke that scientists have found overwhelming evidence for gravitational waves that basically prove the theory of cosmic inflation. In a world I want to live in, headmasters of schoo...
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How to spot a good designer
Benedikt Lehnert is the chief designer of 6Wunderkinder. He wanted to create a guide to typography for his team. So he built typogui.de and it is now one of the most popular typography guides on th...
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Thumbs up to Roland, Cem Evren & Dan for piecing together our new $110m fund focused on CEE & Turkey! 
VC firms aren´t really interesting, the companies they invest in are. That´s why only few people noticed how profoundly Earlybird has changed. When you looked at the partner profiles on our website five years ago, you saw a bunch of Germans with a heavy Germanic focus.
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www.earlybird.com
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  • Earlybird Venture Capital
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Dublin - Munich - Frankfurt - Hamburg - Düsseldorf - Berlin - Singapore
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VC in Berlin, sailor, massive Bayern Munich fan, only Irish national with Bavarian accent
Introduction
VC at Earlybird in Berlin. Own nothing that burns fossil fuel. Love sailing & Bayern Munich. And entrepreneurs & other people who are smarter than me.
Bragging rights
Learned how to sail on the Irish Sea. Enough said!
Education
  • HHL / NTU Singapore
    Business & Economics
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