Profitero co-founders (from left) Volodymyr Pigrukh, Dmitry Vysotski and Kanstantsin Chernysh.

Profitero, an online insights and ecommerce intelligence business for retailers and brands, has closed an $8 million (€5.9 million) funding round with(...)

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Polaris wanted to invest in Irish health-tech companies and he had come to the HealthXL global gathering in Dublin this week to look at new opportunities. Photograph:Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Irish-American co-founder of Polaris Partners, a $3.5 billion (€2.6 billion) healthcare and technology venture capital fund, has said the firm ho(...)

“When I look back over the years and think about bands like Little Green Cars, Kodeline (above) and the Script, who are all doing so well, it’s great to think we had them before anyone else,” said BalconyTV co-founder Stephen O’Regan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

BalconyTV, an online music channel featuring artists playing on balconies around the world, has been sold to the Orchard, a Ne(...)

Boxever chief executive  Dave O’Flanagan: “The funding enables us to accelerate our growth plans and drive our product strategy so that we can capitalise on the huge opportunity in travel.” Photograph: Aidan Oliver

Boxever, a Dublin-based big data and personalisation platform for airlines and travel operators, has raised $6m (€4.3m) in a new funding round (...)

Digg founder Kevin Rose. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

It may have started out with just 200 people in a lecture hall in Trinity College Dublin, but this year’s Dublin Web Summit is(...)