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Travelwin CEO talks about investment mistakes – and knowing when to move on

I SET UP my first company, called the Party Man, when I was 21 years of age.We had little to no training and no business plan, but we grafted away looking for big companies with Christmas parties or summer BBQs that needed to be organised.After that I went through a patch of creating, and working for, small businesses.One of those was a vending machine business we set up in 1999. We developed it into Ireland’s largest…

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How you can protect your employees from data security threats

Business travellers are prime targets for cyber attacks. Here are the data security threats to be aware of and the ways to protect your data while on the go. ‘31% of buyers say they’ve seen traveller enquiries about data security increase over the past three months’, says the ACTE- GBT survey carried out in April 2017. Since the “WannaCry” ransomware attacks which took place in May of this year, there has been a further increase…

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Travelwin offers broadband connectivity alternative

22 June 2017 | As the EU’s ‘roam like home’ regulation comes into force one Irish company is targeting markets outside the 27 member states for the delivery of affordable data connectivity. Travelwin’s Uni-Fi Global is a cloud-based roaming device promising 4G-quality data coverage at local rates in 100 countries. Killian Whelan, CEO, Travelwin, said: “While we acknowledge that consumers are now enjoying some improved data packages in Europe, largely on foot of the recent…

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Press Release: Tech firm can save businesses millions in data roaming whilst travelling intercontinentally

Tuesday, 20th June 2017; Global business travellers can save millions in data roaming charges according to Travelwin, a leading travel tech company operating in this space. Killian Whelan is CEO of Travelwin, an Irish owned and run company dedicated to identifying key pain points for consumer and business travellers globally. “Our recent research into the business travel sector shows that they are still being forced to pay significantly over the odds for roaming data. While…

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The SIMulator

  SIMulator is a new technology, powered by SIM Local, which enables retailers to apply data bundles to SIM cards in seven seconds flat. The process is simple: with SIMulator technology, all you need to do is scan the SIM card pack that the customer wishes to purchase, this applies a bundle to the SIM automatically and the customer walks away with a ready to use SIM. No need for them to worry about activating…

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SIM Local invest in their team through their Aspiring Leaders programme to create future leaders who are ready for anything

The importance of encouraging individuals to become high-performing, confident team members is unparalleled and is vital for all successful businesses. SIM Local are doing this through their ‘Aspiring Leaders’ programme.     ‘Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first’. Simon Sinek coined this phrase, and it perfectly aligns with SIM Local’s goals when it comes to their own team. A company is nothing without their team and any smart business…

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Why Dublin?

Dublin is a well-known historical city, whether it be in relation to the immortal, multifaceted image created by James Joyce, the artistically inspirational city portrayed by W.B. Yeats or the contemporary cosmopolitan hub that attracts many visitors today. Dublin is imbued with unmeasurable culture and history but it cannot be forgotten that it is a huge sector for economic growth. Here are just a few of the reasons why:     Dublin is a Technological…

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