John (left) and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California. The pair turned to Silicon Valley when they could not get funding in Ireland.

Amid the laudatory media coverage that greeted the disclosure last month that start-up Stripe had been valued at $1.75 billion (€1.28 billion) (...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe. The US based start-up is aiming to make its service available throughout the world. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Stripe, the billion dollar online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has today expanded the range of (...)

A humanoid robot at a trade fair in Hanover, Germany. “Technology insiders, who are largely optimistic about the impact of innovation, point out that if you’re in a middle-class profession – an office clerk, a bank teller or a pharmacist – then you’re in for an uncomfortable future.” Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

The recent announcement that Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison had achieved a valuation of $1.75 billion for their internet start-up comp(...)

John (left) and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe.

Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison have no plans to sell their $1.75 billion business and will use $80 million in fresh investment raised yester(...)

John (left) and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California

As Stripe readies for further European expansion, the company has announced a round of investment that values the company at $1.75 billion only thr(...)

Twitter is said to be considering a deal with payments firm Stripe to allow users to pay for goods and services through Twitter.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Could Twitter be about to do a deal to allow consumers to buy items through the service? According to reports on Recode and the Wall Street Jou(...)

John and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California.

Five young Irishmen have been listed in the influential Forbes ‘30 under 30’ lists of people to watch. They are Limerick entrepreneurs Patrick (...)

John and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California

The Government’s plan to increase Ireland’s e-commerce market were given a boost today as payments company Stripe officially launched in Ireland. (...)

John (left) and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe.
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Offer for Stripe rejected John and Patrick Collison, the Limerick brothers behind online payments business Stripe, turned down an offer worth hundreds(...)

Cofounder of Stripe Patrick Collison. The company has  opened a private beta for the service in Australia. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Payment provider Stripe has taken the next step in its global expansion, opening a private beta in Australia. The company announced the test phase ear(...)

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