Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave said the Pitch start-up competition is going to be bigger and of a higher quality than ever this year with 200 finalists pitching this November.

The Web Summit is set to host Europe’s largest-start up competition this November, with 200 start-ups from around the world competing.The technology (...)

Paddy Cosgrave: changed name of Dublin event back to Web Summit because, according to his spokeswoman, The Summit is hard to find on Google.

The two protaganists in the row between Web Summit and Summit Series have trod strikingly similar paths.Elliott Bisnow first showed an entrepreneurial(...)

Paddy Cosgrave: denies allegations of unfair competition, cybersquatting, and deceptive business practices

Web Summit, the annual technology jamboree, and its founder Paddy Cosgrave (31) are in settlement talks to avoid a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed a(...)

Speakers at the concluding panel discussion at the September event will include PCH founder Liam Casey. Photograph: David Sleator

PCH International is to host Ireland’s first dedicated hardware hackathon for the Internet of Things, as part of a drive to find the “next big thing i(...)

Storyful CEO Mark Little: will speak at the Eban congress in Dublin Castle

More than 350 investors, entrepreneurs, fund managers and business angels are expected to attend the Eban congress in Dublin Castle this week.The inte(...)

If facts can challenge prejudice, then this was a good week for institutes of technology. Amid fresh concerns about employers discriminating against g(...)

President of the Union of Students in Ireland Joe O’Connor: “The idea that it’s only TCD which provides four-year degrees is quite simply false.

UCD has amended a job advertisement for a lecturing post to remove a condition that appeared to bar graduates from institutes of technology.The job de(...)

 Dublin Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave today explained his company’s decision only to recruit graduates who got a 2.1 degree from TCD or a first-class honours degree from the other six universities here.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Higher Education Authority has distanced itself from a suggestion by board member Paddy Cosgrave that a degree from Trinity College Dublin has (...)

 Paddy Cosgrave: “The biggest team we are hiring is in engineering.”

The Summit, formerly the Web Summit, is to create 40 new jobs, bringing total employee numbers to more than 90.The event, founded by Paddy Cosgrave, (...)

Paypal co-founder and chairman of Yelp Max Levchin will be among the speakers at The Summit in November. Photo: Bloomberg

The Summit, formerly known as the Web Summit, has confirmed Paypal co-founder Max Levchin and Oculus VR chief executive Brendan Iribe as speakers f(...)