Managing Director at ClearStory International James McCann is CEO of ClearStory International, a Dublin based international tech PR agency working exclusively with early-stage startups from around the world. Before establishing ClearStory, James was a former PR Campaign Manager with Web Summit, responsible for attracting top tier media to the company’s events across Dublin, Lisbon, Bangalore and Hong Kong. He currently lectures on Digital PR to final year students at the Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin.
ClearStory International is proud to have been ranked as Dublin’s Number One PR Agency by consumer review website BestInIreland.com “If you are looking to grow your tech startup, then ClearStory is probably your best choice in this list. They specialise in working... read more
Many expanding startups and emerging companies are faced with the dilemma of selecting a PR agency for the first time. It’s a challenging prospect for those with experience, a maze for those with none. Where is the best place to start? Before commencing a... read more
On the 15th March 2020 we told all of our staff to pack up their belongings from the office and head home early to prepare their kitchen tables, home offices or sheds to work from home. Initially, we thought it would be for just six weeks. How naive were we. The... read more
Emerging Irish startups engaging in international public relations for the first time typically face similar challenges. For first time founders, these challenges can be exacerbated as they lack a track record leading to what we call the ‘first time founder... read more
How do you attract quality media coverage as a startup? With COVID-19 sweeping the board in terms of news coverage, first time founders of early stage startups are at a significant disadvantage when it comes to gaining market attention. To state the obvious, nobody... read more