John Mullins, associate professor of management at London Business School

Getting your exciting start-up business fully funded by venture capitalists may be the Holy Grail for some entrepreneurs but not everyone agrees. John(...)

Richard Bruton: pressed while on a trade mission Down Under last week over Ireland’s use as a fiscal rat run by tax-avoiding US multinationals.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley

This country appears to be developing a dreadful image problem Down Under. Which is a pity, considering such a good lump of our workforce has decamped(...)

Mark Redmond: “The basic reason why we attract jobs is because US multinational operations in Ireland have a reputation for delivering on their mandate.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In the global tax game, Ireland is a mere pawn, powerless in the face of big corporations and their aggressive tax avoidance schemes. It’s no s(...)

Meeting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was a highlight of Michael Sayman’s internship with the social media giant. But there are financial rewards too, and it has become standard for US based engineering interns to snag free housing, transportation and salaries of more than $6,000 a month.

Facebook rolled out the red carpet for Michael Sayman when the social network hired him for a job that started last month, including flying him out to(...)

BlaBlaCar last week announced that it has raised $100 million in new investment from a group of European and American venture firms, including Accel Partners and Index Ventures

In France, Charlotte Jurdieu has become part of the millions in the sharing economy.Twice a month, Jurdieu (26) drives her Vauxhall Astra from Paris t(...)

Thousands of New Yorkers who unlawfully rent out their homes using Airbnb could soon face legal action, after the travel site agreed to hand over some(...)

Regina Moran, chief executive of Fujitsu’s Irish operation: “There are no soap operas like CSI for technology roles.”

Where are all the female tech leaders? It’s a question that has focused on the technology sector, an industry that prides itself on innovation, challe(...)

Image of the week: Think wood Bosnian pensioner Momir Bojic is seen here driving his wooden Volkswagen Beetle car in Celinac near Banja Luka. Boj(...)

Mason Hayes & Curran managing partner Declan Black said that despite the upturn in the economy downward pressure on legal fees remains  a feature of the firm’s business. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Law firm Mason Hayes & Curran increased its turnover by 8 per cent to €48 million in 2013 following a strong finish to the year d(...)

Eoghan Lynch, Arup country director and leader, at the company’s offices in Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There is an almost-unadulterated hipness to Dublin’s Grand Canal Docks area these days – Facebook’s international headquarters in one cor(...)