Darragh Curran: “Growing means a strong R&D team.”

Technology company Intercom has raised $50 million in funding, bringing the total funding raised to date to $116 million. The latest funding round (...)

There was a big entry to the Christmas quiz and plenty of you got all the correct answers. The winner is John Kelly from Rathfarnham in Dublin. Congr(...)

 Saoirse Ronan, noted for having “set critics fluttering” with her role in the film adaptation of Colm Toibin’s novel Brooklyn, joined a host of other movie stars in the Hollywood sector, including two of the leads from the most recent Star Wars movie, Daisy Ridley (23) and John Boyega (23).

BrBroklyn star Saoirse Ronan (21) and Web Summit co-founder Daire B Brooklyn star Saoirse Ronan (21) and Web Summit co-founder Daire Hickey (29), ha(...)

John Collison  of Stripe , speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

WINNERS Patrick and John Collison It has been a very good year for Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison of Stripe. In July their digita(...)

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(...)

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(...)