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.
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
Today we launch our second tech trends report for Ireland which analyses the moving and shaking of tech trends across leading Irish publications between the period 1st June 2019 to 30th May 2020. Read our analysis below, or head straight to the new report here. This... read more
Download our Tech Trends Report for Ireland below to explore changing trends in media coverage of tech trends in Ireland, between 1st June 2019 and 30th May 2020. Click here to download Tech Trends Report: Ireland | Issue 2, 2020 (PDF file, opens in new tab) Tech... read more