This week it emerged Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban  had been embroiled in a row over a collection of runners with a rapper called Fat Joe. Photograph: Getty

Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, has been known to shoot his mouth off on occasion. He recently took aim at US c(...)

Brendan O’Driscoll and Aidan Sliney founded music-discovery company Soundwave in 2012. The firm’s Soundwave app tracks what songs people are listen(...)

Soundwave co-founder Brendan O’Driscoll pitching at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

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Newswhip is one of the NDRC’s success stories. It secured investment of $1.1 million in 2013. Pictured are Paul Quigley, CEO (l) and Andrew Mullaney, CTO (r).

Companies which received investment from NDRC have cumulatively secured €40 million in commercial follow-on investment from angel and venture capital (...)

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Soundwave founder and chief executive Brendan O’Driscoll: “The major global tech players are being lured to set up offices in Ireland by the IDA”.

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Brendan O'Driscoll co-founder of Soundwave, pitches at SXSW in Austin Texas.

It’s a gruelling experience. The business people, mostly young founders of companies not accustomed to Dragon (...)