Ireland is  seen as a possible fintech hub with Deloitte last year forecasting that as many as 5,000 related-jobs could be created here over the next five years

Start-ups working in the financial services sector have a greater trust credibility gap to overcome than most early-stage companies, delegates at a co(...)

Commercial buildings in Dublin’s docklands Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Headline rents in the Dublin office sector rose by 22 per cent last year and closed the year at €55 per sq foot, according to an analysis by commercia(...)

Patrick Collison, co-founder and CEO at Stripe, delivers at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where the firm announced its new Stripe Atlas service for start-ups

Payments company Stripe unveiled a new service that is designed to make setting up a company in the US easier. Cofounder and chief executive Patrick(...)

Mobile World Congress: will host some of the world’s largest communication firms, with many unveiling phones and gadgets. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Almost 100,000 people are expected to attend Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, with companies such as Samsung, LG and Sony due to unveil t(...)

 John Collison of Stripe speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin: the mobile payments  firm is moving into a Dublin’s docklands building. Photograph: Eric Luke

It almost passed by unnoticed on Christmas Eve, but Stripe, the mobile payments business founded by those young turk Collison brothers from Limerick,(...)

Gar Coen: “When you live so close to Silicon Valley, you’re in the middle of a tech bubble, so it’s easy to get caught up in the hype.”
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The expansion of the tech industry has been a double-edged sword for Gar Coen. After spending his school holidays working with Goodbody, he realised h(...)

Stewart Buttefield of Slack: we had hoped to grow it more quickly but we’ve been constrained by real estate

  Tech company Slack may be increasing its users at a healthy rate, but its plans to expand its Irish office have been held back by Dublin(...)

Declan Ganley: his broadband technology group Rivada has raised €50 million from a group of institutions and wealthy individuals. Photograph: Eric Luke

Consumers and businesses are facing rises in electricity charges at a time when the operators of the network are getting bonuses of up to 15 per cent,(...)

The fact that Visa has chosen to invest in Stripe, not in PayPal, is seen to have huge significance

Stripe, the online payment processing company established by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, is now valued at $5 billion after raising new f(...)

Online payments company Stripe co-founders Patrick and John Collison.

Patrick and John Collison are the co-founders of online payments company Stripe. Patrick and John started Stripe in 2010 while John was studying phys(...)