Lauren Boyle speaking to Mary Moloney, Coderdojo, during the Web Summit for Schools Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

School-goers should not wait until they have graduated to set up a business, Marcus Segal, entrepreneur in residence at the Web Summit and former chie(...)

Mark Redmond: “The basic reason why we attract jobs is because US multinational operations in Ireland have a reputation for delivering on their mandate.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In the global tax game, Ireland is a mere pawn, powerless in the face of big corporations and their aggressive tax avoidance schemes. It’s no s(...)

Ronan Dunne said the “innate digital potential of our young people” was “not just a responsibility for the education sector”.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Almost obscured behind the feel-good banter of the US embassy’s Smart People, Smart Economy event last week, there was a genuine, thoughtful de(...)

Former Zynga executive Marcus Segal addresses the Smart People Smart Economy conference at the US Embassy. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Companies can no longer expect to become major global technology players without having an Irish base, a Dublin conference hea(...)