From left:  Julie Sinnamon, chief executive Enterprise Ireland,  Olive O’Driscoll, chief executive AventaMed,   and Michael Culligan, national director HBAN

Angel investment has grown by an average of 44 per cent a year since 2008, with companies receiving such support last year expected to create some 70(...)

John Phelan, national manager for HBan: “HBan is well-positioned to help business angels find the right type of early-stage company and maximise their chances of a successful investment.”

Angel investment will help to create 700 jobs around Ireland by 2017, a result of €30 million in funding rounds last year. According to the Halo Busi(...)

Volkswagen: results out on Thursday
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TODAY Results: Mincon Group; Urban Outfitters. Meetings: Eurogroup meeting. Indicators: Euro zone Sentix Investor Confidence (Mar); US lab(...)

Albert Einstein:  “It can scarcely be denied that the supreme goal of all theory is to make the irreducible basic elements as simple and as few as possible without having to surrender the adequate representation of a single datum of experience.”

‘Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” This quote is often attributed to Albert Einstein although there is some doubt that(...)

Out Wednesday: Abercrombie & Fitch results
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TODAY Results: FBD; Sotheby’s; Thorntons. Indicators: Euro zone CPI (Feb) and unemployment rate (Jan); US ISM manufacturing PMI (Feb), ISM prices paid(...)

Rolls Royce: results out on Friday.  Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Hasbro. Indicators: Euro zone Sentix investor confidence (Feb); US labour market conditions index (Jan); German trade balance (Dec) and(...)

Richard Fernandez, chief executive of Luxcel: “GreenLight enables real-time analysis. It dramatically improves the hygiene and quality of the dairy supply chain.” Photograph:   Gerard McCarthy
New Innovators: Luxcel

The ending of milk quotas in 2015 and strong anticipated growth in liquid milk consumption in emerging markets makes this a time of major opportunity (...)

Sandra Lawler: “You see the same people being appointed to shortlists again and again.”

Bring them all home! Alternatives Group, the marketing and recruitment group co-founded in 2000 by Sandra Lawler, is launching Alternatives Elect, an (...)

Joan Burton: said she had a list of 10 Sinn Féin members who had been appointed

Labour and Sinn Féin have become embroiled in a row over political patronage in appointments to State boards. Tánaiste Joan Burton claimed yesterday (...)

A survey by InterTrade Ireland suggests the improved economy will lead 60 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises to invest in their businesses(...)