The conference featured some 250 business entrepreneurs, along with former competition winner Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin.

The number of women involved in high-potential start-ups has more than doubled in the last three years, the head of Enterprise Ireland has stated. In(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy: has pushed for Enterprise Ireland to assess the underutilised harbours. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of large harbours across the State is not being used adequately to promote and develop fishing and seafood, the Dáil Public Accounts Committe(...)

Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland said that the next generation of seed funds will “create a new platform to support commercialisation of ideas, company establishment and most importantly job creation”. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Fund managers interested in securing investment from Enterprise Ireland can apply for €65m in funding, which will be leveraged with additional private(...)

Pamela Jeffery, centre founder of WXN (Women’s Executive Network) with Julie Sinnamon CEO Enterprise Ireland, Cathriona Hallahan MD Microsoft Ireland, Caroline Keeling CEO Keelings, Louise Phelan, Paypal and Christine Heffernan Corporate Affairs Director Tesco. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The State’s gender pay gap is getting worse while Irish women with children continue to fare badly on the pay scale compared to their male colleagues,(...)

 Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods. The export numbers, published by Enterprise Ireland, revealed an increase of almost 10 per cent from 2013, across all sectors.

The Government has promised it will “do a lot more” to boost jobs as Irish exports hit a record high. Taoiseach Enda Kenny welcomed the new figures sh(...)

Tasty deal:  Veronica Kenneally of Veronica’s Snacks, Frank Walsh of Enterprise Equity Venture Capital and Brian Clune of Boole Investment Syndicate.  Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A Cork company specialising in lower-fat, gluten-free snacks has secured equity investment of €465,000.The funding would allow Veronica’s Snacks to br(...)

Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, and  Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon, pictured at the Enterprise Ireland end of year review. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Enterprise Ireland backed companies created almost 20,000 new jobs last year, resulting in the highest net jobs gain in the history of the state agenc(...)

President Michael Higgins with Chinese premier Li Keqiang in  Beijing in  December  during a  state visit to China. Photograph:  Greg Baker-Pool/Getty

During his visit, President Michael D Higgins pointed to the 91 Irish companies working in China and how the country’s external investment would excee(...)

Hoxton Ventures, which has $40 million  in total venture capital funding, was founded by Hussein Kanji (above), who formerly worked with Accel and Microsoft, and Rob Kniaz

Hoxton Ventures, a European micro-cap venture capital fund, has launched a new €6 million early-stage venture capital fund for Irish firms, in partner(...)

Julie Sinnamon: opened her speech at the CEO Forum in Dublin Castle on Wednesday morning with a dash of Mandarin. Photograph: Alan Betson
Mandarin gets mandatory

If Mark Zuckerberg can do it, so can Julie Sinnamon. Zuckerberg, the brainbox billionaire who founded Facebook, stunned a Beijing audience last month (...)