Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh, inventor of Sugru, said she wanted to make a product to help tackle today’s “throwaway culture”

The Irish-owned company behind Sugru, a mouldable glue product, expects growth of around 50 per cent next year following the launch of a new product. (...)

Sugru inventor Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh: “We’re looking for Sugru to become as well known as Coca-Cola.” Photograph: Matteo Valfre

The company behind Sugru, a fix-all mouldable glue product invented by Irish woman Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh, has raised £1.9 million (€2.24 million) fro(...)

Founder Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh: Sugru is looking to expand into Canada, Australia and New Zealand as well as extending its reach in Europe, the company said

Irish investors can invest in mouldable glue company Sugru for as little as 10, as the firm gets its latest crowdfunding campaign off the ground. It(...)

Crowdfunding provides small, capital-lite companies with an instant pool of funding to develop projects, leapfrogging banks and the more traditional route of seed funds and venture capital backers

“It was unquestionably the most stressful 30 days of my life.” That was Paul Canavan’s assessment of Invizbox’s crowdfunding campaigns, the latest of (...)

Ronan Murphy and Kevin Doherty: Gazel

We eat off it, sleep in it, wear it, sit on it and work with it. When we’re sick it is part of the apparatus of making us well again and it’s impos(...)

Tanya Kiang - Director, the Gallery of Photography Worst advice: “Don’t waste your brains on the arts.” Tanya Kiang’s father was an as(...)

Christmas is a time of miracles – or so the holiday songs and cards say. Setting aside that technology itself can seem miraculous (Do you remember the(...)

Kieran Fitzpatrick and Maurice Curran from Barracuda FX, winners of the EY Emerging Entrepreneurs of the Year award. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Kieran Fitzpatrick and Maurice Curran of financial software business Barracuda FX were last night crowned winners of the emerging category at the EY (...)