John Collison, co-founder and president of Strip: “Do not be afraid to start a business that feels like it has no precedent.”

With the second day of the Summit well under way, one of the highlights of this morning was the talk in the main hall by Stripe’s John Collison. See(...)

Eric Migicovsky of Pebble will be on stage at 1.30pm

If you do anything today, go to Nigel Eccles’s talk on the sport stage at 3.20pm. Eccles, from Co Tyrone, is the founder of fantasy sports start-up Fa(...)

John Collison of Stripe who was the International and Overall winner at the awards ceremony last night in Citywest last night. The event took place in front of an audience of over 1,500 people and was broadcast live on UTV Ireland and UTV. Photograph: Maxwells

John and Patrick Collison, the boy wonders of Irish technology, have won this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Their online payments p(...)

Last year’s overall winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year was Mark Roden of mobile payments firm Ding.

Entrepreneurs from 24 companies are finalists for the title of EY Entrepreneur of the Year, the winner of which will be announced at an awards cere(...)

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(...)

Sean O’Sullivan of SOSVentures: nominated among the international finalists for EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

Twenty-four companies have been shortlisted across three categories for the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. These companies, and the entrepren(...)

Pinterest displays a new ‘buy’ button for its application at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, California. Pinterest said it is diving into e-commerce with ‘pins’ that let people buy items they like at the popular online bulletin-board. (Photograph: GLENN CHAPMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Pinterest, the online social scrapbooking service, has long claimed to help people discover new things in the real world. Soon users will be able to (...)

Partner lead for the programme Kevin McLoughlin, programme director Sean Duffy and  judging panel chair Anne Heraty. Photograph:  Maxwell’s

Twenty-four companies have been shortlisted across three categories for the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. The finalists were selected(...)

Paddy Cosgrave: “We have grown Collision at a faster rate than we ever achieved with Web Summit.”  Photograph:  Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Twenty two Irish start-ups will exhibit at the Web Summit’s sister event Collision in Las Vegas this week. The start-ups include TenderScout, LogoStor(...)