Lyft, the largest US ride-hailing company behind Uber, said it raised $1 billion in January

Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the US last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private compan(...)

Square chief executive Jack Dorsey

Shares of Square, the mobile payments company co-founded and still run by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, soared as much as 64 per cent in their (...)

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, July 10, 2015. Photo: Reuters

China’s key stock index continued its rebound for a second consecutive day on Friday on the back of a raft of government support measures, although co(...)

Denis O’Brien: old hand at the debt game. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

As Ireland struggled to recover from the crash, bond guru Michael Hasenstab of Franklin Templeton snapped up billions of euro worth of the State’s bon(...)

Michael Hasenstab, bond trader with Franklin Templeton

Michael Hasenstab, the star bond trader with Franklin Templeton who made billions of euros in a huge crisis-era bet on an Irish turnaround, has emerge(...)

Dr Marion Butler and biology students at Maynooth University

What interests you? Saving the world from climate change? Exploring the inner workings of human sexuality? Becoming a master interior architect des(...)

Uber is in fundraising mode again to bring in about $1 billion to finance   expansion. Photograph: Bloomberg

Uber is in fundraising mode again to bring in about $1 billion to finance its rapid international expansion, said people familiar with the situation. (...)

Wilbur Ross is a big fan of Richie Boucher and his management team. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bank of Ireland’s share price has been under pressure this week. By close of business yesterday it had declined by about 16 per cent on its clo(...)

William O Flaherty, Palmerstown, Dublin pictured during the Dublin Toy & Train Fair in 2002. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Careers Zoo Record numbers are expected to attend the Career Zoo, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 10am to 5pm tomorro(...)

The sale of the Shelbourne Hotel loan was off-market so no price is known. Photograph: Alan Betson

Half of the outstanding €206 million senior loan held by Bank on Ireland on the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin has been bought by international property i(...)