Realex processes about €28 billion worth of transactions a year on behalf of its 12,500 clients, which include Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus and Paddy Power

Irish-founded online payments firm Realex, which was acquired by the US firm Global Payments for €115 million in March, is to create 50 new jobs in Du(...)

ChangeX founder and chief executive Paul O’Hara and DFJ Esprit partner Brian Caulfield.

An Irish social entrepreneur has raised €400,000 from a number of high profile investors including Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield and A(...)

Anne Heraty: 2006 EY Entrepreneur of the Year and Cpl Resources chief executive

More than 100 Irish entrepreneurs are this week taking part in a CEO retreat to Germany focused on the future of industry. Attendees include the 24 EY(...)

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(...)