Colm Lyon and his wife Niamh reportedly made €90m from sale of Realex. Photograph: Eric Luke

More than 300 shareholders and executives at Irish technology companies have become millionaires over the past 15 years from selling their businesses(...)

John Teeling: veteran investor. Photograph: Dave Meehan

John Teeling, the veteran investor, was always a mentor of sorts to his neighbour Colm Lyon, who this week sold Realex Payments for about €115 million(...)

Realex founder and chief executive  Colm Lyon. Realex can lay claim to being one of the few truly indigenous tech companies to make it big. Photograph: Brendan Lyon/Image Bureau

At 52, Colm Lyon is no wunderkind of the tech world. He has been ploughing away at the e-payments game for more than 15 years. Yesterday, he struck go(...)

The Realex payments management team:  Paul Davey, chief financial officer; Gary Conroy, chief operating officer; Andrew Yoakley, head of business development; Morgan Hammersley, chief information officer; Colm Lyon, chief executive and founder; Ciarán Cassidy, head of product management and Owen O Byrne, chief product architect. Photograph: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Businessman Colm Lyon and his wife Niamh look set to pocket up to €90 million from the sale of their online payments business, Realex. The firm(...)

Colm Lyon of Realex: panellist at a seminar being hosted by Barclays Bank Ireland this Thursday in Dublin

Up-and-coming tech entrepreneurs might want to check out a seminar being hosted by Barclays Bank Ireland this Thursday in Dublin. The event will exami(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny,with Colm Lyon, CEO Realex Payments. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nicolas Cary receives 100 per cent of his salary in bitcoin. Then again, he is the chief executive of the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet servi(...)

The troika has been briefed on the Government’s plan to fast-track the repossession of investment properties and buy-to-lets. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government is working on a plan to fast-track the repossession of investment properties and buy-to -lets, according to the Sunday Business Post. T(...)

Realex founder and CEO Colm Lyon pictured at the launch of its Fire product last month.  The payments company grew its revenues by 45 per cent in the year to end-April 2013. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Payments company Realex grew its revenues by 45 per cent in the 12 months to April 30th, driven by strong growth in its UK operation. Profit after (...)

I wonder what the folks over at Ulster Bank think of their former employee Colm Lyon’s attempt to eat their lunch?The Realex Payments founder, who wor(...)

Founder Colm Lyon says the product will make payments “safer, more accessible, social and less expensive to process”.

If you’re fed up paying ever-increasing high banking charges on your current account, a new option might be at hand. Payments processing company Reale(...)