Economist and co-founder of the Kilkenomics festival, David McWilliams, pictured with  RaboDirect general manager Tim Bicknell. The bank is sponsoring the event.

The Web Summit has been called “Davos for geeks”, but Kilkenomics is the “Davos with jokes”. The event returns for a fifth year this year, bringing to(...)

Liam Casey: due to chat with Will Prendergast

In something of a warm-up for the Web Summit, there will be big bucks in the room when the Kauffman Fellows European Venture Capital Summit arrives in(...)

AMCS Group  chief executive Jimmy Martin (left),  Tony Zappala partner at Highland Capital Partners Europe and John Dolan, partner at Investec Ventures. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

AMCS Group, a Limerick based waste and recycling management software company, has acquired Transvision, a Danish transport optimisation firm. The term(...)

Handybook founder Oisin Hanrahan

Handybook, the on-demand home cleaning and repair service co-founded by Oisín Hanrahan, has expanded into Europe by launching in London. The company,(...)

Umang Dua and Oisin Hanrahan of on-demand home improvement and cleaning service Handybook

Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan, founder of the US-based Handybook, which provides home-improvement services, has secured €22 million in development(...)

A native of Dublin, Oisin Hanrahan was 18 when he got his first taste of entrepreneurial life.While a student at Trinity College Dublin, he set up Cle(...)

 Tony Zappala:  said Highland had introduced some of its existing American and European company portfolio to the IDA to see if they could expand here.

Highland Capital Partners Europe has closed its €250 million European Tech Growth Fund, with backing from the National Treasury Management Agency and (...)

Aidan Gough: “It is critical to improve the quality and relevance of the financial information being given to SMEs.”

The availability of finance or lack of it for SMEs is the subject of almost continuous public discourse. But much of it is based on anecdotal e(...)

Jimmy Martin, the chief executive of fast-growing waste-software firm AMCS, took time out from a hectic schedule of late to speak yesterday mor(...)

AMCS was founded by Jimmy Martin (left), and Austin Ryan and will employ 180 people after the deal, including 50 staff at PCST.

Limerick-based AMCS Group has acquired a company in the US, making it the world’s largest waste management software company. AMCS has bought PC Scale (...)