What do fundraising for a start-up and renovating a house have in common?
My friend was raising money for a start-up. I was seeking funds for a house. Neither have been easy but along the two different journeys, there have been a lot of similarities worth noting.
5th Oct, 2020 - 5 min read
From landing the first container to growing a €1bn export market: how to make China work for Irish food businesses?
After hosting a discussion with Glanbia, Bord Bia and UCD, ifac Accountant’s Lorcan Bannon shows where opportunities lie for Irish food businesses in China – and how to seize them.
1st Sep, 2020 - 6 min read
How Covid-19 is changing the way food businesses operate
From the rise of on-demand grocery deliveries to the diversification of routes to market, the food industry has been radically altered as a result of the pandemic. So, what lessons can the industry take from the changing market?
15th Jul, 2020 - 3 min read
China after the Covid-19 surge – five things Irish food and drinks companies can expect
As a food and drinks business specialist with ifac and a council member of the Ireland China Business Association, Lorcan Bannon has spent some time speaking with industry experts in China to get a perspective on what Irish food and drinks businesses can expect post the initial surge of Covid-19.