- Irish entrepreneur Mark Cummins is the founder of Pointy, a startup that helps bricks-and-mortar retailers show what they have in stock online.
- Cummins is a serial entrepreneur and sold his first startup, visual search app Plink, to Google in 2010.
- Ironically, he was rejected for a job at Google years earlier as a graduate from Oxford University.
- Pointy has announced a major partnership with Google and has won investment from the founder of Google Maps.
- The startup says it has signed up thousands of US retailers.
LISBON — As an engineering and computer science graduate from the University of Oxford, Mark Cummins fancied his chances of landing a job at Google.
Oxford is one of the most prestigious universities in the world and ranks highly on global league tables for computer science. Cummins had graduated top of his year from Balliol College and, as he put it, “thought I had a pretty good CV.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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