TeachWare and Casey Games founder Jordan Casey, who will speak at the Irish Student Entrepreneurship Forum in Dublin this week. photograph: alan betson

Given that two-thirds of all new jobs come from start-up businesses in the first five years, entrepreneurship is more topical than ever. (...)

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) (...)

Winners of the 2014 David Manley Awards, from left: Fiona McKeon, Tom Lyons, Trevor White, Sarah Costigan, Simon O’Connor and Anthony Glynn. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Start early” was the message teenage entrepreneur Jordan Casey had for those attending the 11th annual David Manley Awards in Dublin yesterday. Lucki(...)

Tom Lyons, senior business correspondent at The Irish Times

Nine entrepreneurs are in the running for a prize package worth over €100,000 at today’s David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur awards. Those shortlisted (...)

Paypal founder Elon Musk will be taking to the stage with Taoiseach Enda Kenny for a ‘fireside chat’. Photograph: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

1) Bring a dongle. The Dublin Web Summit may be Europe’s biggest tech conference but the internet access is atrocious. If by some pure chance you can (...)

David Puttnam: the renowned British film-maker will address the Digital Agenda Assembly in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: David Sleator

The digital economy and the potential for jobs creation in an increasingly digital world will be the focus of a Digital Agenda Assembly, which is expe(...)

Jordan Casey: “With all games I offered them free for a few weeks to build up hype and then I started charging”

Jordan Casey may seem like an unlikely tech entrepreneur considering he’s just 13-years old, but the Waterford schoolboy already has three game(...)