Joe Lennon

Co-founder and CTO at Workvivo. Likes to code with React, React Native and Laravel.

Startup Founder Required

ABC Startup Company is looking for an experienced founder to lead their company’s initial growth and development, driving our success through to achieving a minimum of US$1 billion in annual revenue within five years. The successful candidate will (in no particular order): Have...

Tags: entrepreneurship, startup, founder

Launching a startup in Cork

Last night I was on a panel for the first Built in Cork event of 2016, alongside Barry O’Sullivan (CEO Altocloud, Dragon’s Den), Niamh Bushnell (Dublin Startup Commissioner) and Mark O’Toole (Beachhut PR). As usual, it was hosted by the venerable DC Cahalane, unofficial Cork Sta...

Tags: startup, entrepreneurship, cork

Getting to grips with Express.js

Express is a popular Node module that simplifies the development of Web applications. It is comparable to Ruby's Sinatra framework and Python's Flask framework in that it makes it simple to respond to HTTP requests at defined endpoints and serve up responses, typically HTML gener...

Tags: express.js, node.js, node, express

Node.js from the ground up

Node.js (Node) is an application runtime that enables you to develop JavaScript applications that run out of the browser. To get started with Node, download and install it - you can find relevant instructions for your platform at https://nodejs.org. When it is installed on your c...

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Never a good time

There is a good time to take risks in your career. But it’s not when you might expect. In my early career, I had several opportunities to move from my reliable, pensionable employment into riskier roles in startups and rapid-growth companies. Invariably, I declined all of these o...

Tags: startup, risk, entrepreneurship