An airbnb floating house in London: the tech start-up is considered a unicorn as it has reached a €1 billion or more valuation. Photograph: Mikael Buck/airbnb/PA Wire

Silicon Valley has experienced a sharp increase in the number of unicorn sightings in recent months. Not since the late 1990s have so many claimed to (...)

Eugene O’Callaghan, fund director, of  the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) expects it to commit between €500 million and €1 billion to projects in the Republic this year.

The State-backed Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) expects to commit between €500 million and €1 billion to projects in the Republic this year.Th(...)

Sean Mitchell, David Moloney and John Bourke of Movidius. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 2:43

When it comes to the internet of things, less is more. At least it is according to Irish chip maker Movidius. “We’re very much of the feeling that it(...)

Movidius currently has its headquarters in Silicon Valley, and a design centre in Romania, and is expected to announce further job increases at its international offices in the coming months. 2:43

Irish-founded technology company Movidius is to create 100 jobs over the next three years in Ireland after it raised $40 million in funding. The fable(...)

Enterprise Equity Venture Capital partners Conor O’Connor, Philip McNamara and Frank Walsh.

Enterprise Equity Venture Capital, Ireland’s longest established VC, has teamed up with US accelerator programme 500 Startups to help Irish technolog(...)

Sean Mitchell and David Moloney, founders of Movidius. The company has announced the second generation of its chip which it claims has twenty times more efficient than its predecessor.

Movidius, the Irish-backed mobile vision technology firm, has announced the second generation of its chip which it claims has twenty times more effici(...)

Julie Sinnamon, the CEO of Enterprise Ireland, looks set to take the work of the State agency to a new level. Photograph: Frank Miller

Raising venture capital can be daunting for first-time founders. Most founders figure their way through the initial funding of the business from th(...)

Movidius is a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in California, with design centres in Dublin and Timisoara, Romania. The company was founded(...)

Google wants to make mobile devices more human-like with an understanding of space and motion – and it needs Movidius to help it get there. Photograph: David Ramos/Bloomberg

It takes two to tango, and what a partner Google looks like being for Dublin chip maker Movidius. Being named by Google as a key team member of(...)

Movidius, a cutting-edge Dublin chip designer, has teamed up with Google to bring visual (...)