Bernie Kinsella of Worldbox will pitch her shipping company to the  audience at Start-up Night Limerick this Wednesday.

Limerick is an attractive base for tech firms, according to an entrepreneur based in the city. Shane McAllister is the founder of MobaNode, a tech com(...)

From Left to right: Emer O’Daly, Aoibh O’Daly, Kate O’Daly of Love & Robots. Photo: Ailbhe O’Donnell.  Photograph: Ailbhe O’Donnell.

Have you dreamed of quitting the 9 to 5 in favour of becoming your own boss? The reality might be slightly more challenging than the fantasy (for exam(...)

GetHealth co-founder Liam Ryan thinks success and failure need to be redefined. Photo: Dave Meehan

“Ireland has a weird way of defining what failure is,” says Liam Ryan, an entrepreneur who has founded two companies and is now a sales executive at B(...)

Seamas Mac Cathmhaoil (left), who co-founded the Ri Na Mara brand of seaweed skincare products with his wife, Deirdre (right), and Feelsright founder Tara Dalrymple (centre), pictured at   AIB Start-up Night in Galway.

Putting both your brand and yourself out there was the theme at the AIB Start-up Night in Galway this week. Speaker Seamas Mac Cathmhaoil, who co-fou(...)

Seamas MacCathmhaoil from Ri Na Mara speaking at the Start Up Academy evening in Galway on Wednesday June 17th. Photo: Reg Gordon

Seamas Mac Cathmhaoil of Ri Na Mara cosmetics is in the process of filling a “fairly huge” order that will bring the Le Mara skincare range back to 11(...)

Tara Dalrymple, CEO of Feelsright, says the cloud-based employee reward, compensation and recognition platform is in an “exiting phase” after launching in Dublin three months ago.

A new company that is tapping into the growing corporate reward and recognition market is set to launch in Galway at the end of the summer, according (...)

Teamwork currently employs about 50 people and hopes to add 40 more by the end of this year, according to Donal Cahalane.

Cork-based software company Teamwork is set to nearly double its staff between now and Christmas, according to its vice president of growth and market(...)

(Left to right) Isolde Johnson and Sarah O’Connor: Our next goal was to grow as quickly as possible. Every business wants to be bigger, because with most businesses (food especially) you are chasing volume in order to hit profitability and ultimately be viable

We haven’t checked in on the Cool Beans journey in a while and that’s mainly because the past few months have been the busiest we’ve ever been as a(...)

Fabien Peyaud’s  Herdwatch won  the AIB Start-up Academy 2015: the app gives farmers a way to keep tabs on the status of each cow. Photograph: Conor Mulhern

Under the glare of theatre lights on a stage, 11 start-ups set out their businesses at the finale of the 2015 AIB Start-up Academy. They were undertak(...)

Some of the finalists from the 2015 AIB Start-up Academy: Philip Martin of Blanco Nino; Bernie Kinsella (front) of Worldbox; Gail Condon of Writing for Tiny; Seamus Tighe of Everest Granola; and Liz Fingleton of Obeo. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The AIB Start-up Academy is a joint venture between The Irish Times and AIB to find the top start-up talent in the country and to help people start o(...)