Stripe co-founders John and Patrick Collison

Company founded by the Collison brothers has bought start-up for an undisclosed sum

Michael Stanley, CEO of Cairn Homes, received a €382,000 bonus last year

CEO Michael Stanley received €382,000 bonus despite 43% drop in builder’s share value

Chief executive and founder of Overcast Philippe Brodeur with co-founder Zsolt Lorincz:  Vodafone Ireland  recently commissioned the company to stream VoD content directly to 35,000 household TVs.

‘Google Docs for professional videos’ cited as one of 40 start-ups that may change world

LogMeIn opened its new offices in the Reflector Building on Wednesday with help from Marc van Zadelhoff, chief operating officer, and Chris Manton-Jones, SVP & general manager, international business

US tech company is one of the biggest SaaS players globally with $1.2bn in revenues

Deciphex chief executive Donal O’Shea and chief operations officer Mairin Rafferty. The company has raised €2.3 million in a new funding round

Company using artificial intelligence to accelerate the delivery of pathology services

Touchtech co-founders Shekinah Adewumi and Niall Hogan: their   software company provides advanced strong customer authentication technology for financial institutions

Dublin-based start-up provides SCA-ready authentication technology for card issuers

The insurer recorded a rise in members to 1.106 million from 1.075 million last year

Health insurer paid out €1.33bn and covered almost 1,206,000 claims last year

Sam Dennigan, founder of Strong Roots, just one of many companies supported by  Local Enterprise Offices

Offices have distributed €81.5 worth of direct financial assistance to small businesses

A&L managing partner Julian Yarr, incoming chairwoman Eileen Roberts and outgoing chair Catherine Duffy

Ms Roberts replaces Catherine Duffy, the law firm’s first ever chairwoman

Liam McCaffrey said the group’s focus had now shifted to expansion. Photograph: Collins

Company reports 15% rise in turnover to €240m with focus on further growth

Higher prices for alcoholic drinks led to increased costs in the hospitality space

New CSO figures show consumer prices increased by 1.1% in the year to March

House prices in Dublin rose 1.1%  in the year to February

Prices were up 1.4% on an annual basis in Dublin, and by 7.5% outside the capital

Avolon chief executive Dómhnal Slattery. The company is the world’s third-largest aircraft leasing business

Ratings agencies set to upgrade Avolon’s issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings

The report suggests that individual cities, such as Dublin,  could make huge gains by using blockchain to create a secure and common ledger to manage real-time data around areas such as transportation, energy and utilities

Cisco says €8.9tn of global GDP could be on blockchains within 8 years

Blackhawk’s chief executive, Talbott Roche: ‘We are busy looking at where we can take One4All next.’

Blackhawk looking at expanding brand further in Britain and rolling it out elsewhere

“We’ve seen a significant shift in thinking on cybersecurity over the last few years, with organisations prepared to ‘hand over the keys’ to the AI and allowing it to make the critical decisions and take action where necessary.” Photograph: Getty Images

Many organisations may have little choice but to adopt AI because threats are becoming more sophisticated and faster

Dublin-based funds have seen £42 billion of net inflows from the UK since June 2016.

As much as £62bn in UK investor capital has flowed offshore since Brexit referendum

Graeme McDowell is among the investors to back Galway-based Orreco

Graeme McDowell among the backers of Galway-based sports tech company Orreco

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath

IM cuts global growth outlook to lowest since financial crisis on trade tensions, Brexit

WeWork agreed a 20-year lease for Charlemont Exchange late last year

The office building at Grand Canal is leased to shared workspace provider WeWork

Brightflag founders Alex Kelly and Ian Nolan

Company uses artificial intelligence to analyse legal invoices and generate savings

Ires Reit, which is due to add 955 units to its current stock, has a “strong balance sheet” to support portfolio growth, Investec said.

State’s biggest private landlord set to benefit from rental crisis, says Investec report

Boxever chief executive Dave O’Flanagan and AIB chief digital officer Seamus Murphy.

Data analytics company secures first banking customer as it looks beyond travel sector

Toast is now valued at $2.7 billion after its latest funding round.

Company looking to grow local headcount to 100 after $250 million funding round

Streaming service has been busy developing its own software tools for production crews

Lorna Jennings leads Hanover’s Dublin office

The acquisition puts the group in the top 15 agencies globally with revenues of £125m

Well-known companies including AB InBev, Accenture, BBVA, Barclays, IBM, Deutsche Telecom, SAP, Repsol and Telefonica, are among the signatories pledging to support blockchain technology

Companies flock to join new initiative, which has backing of OECD, World Bank and EU

As many as 85 per cent of Irish micro-businesses said they traded profitably last year with 45 per cent reporting an increase in turnover

Study shows most Irish ‘micro-businesses’ keen to stay at similar scale to current levels

Kieran Fitzpatrick and Maurice Curran, who won the “emerging category” prize at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 2013

Company founded by Kieran Fitzpatrick and Maurice Curran to run on a standalone basis

Founded in 2002 by former employees at Digital Equipment, NetFort currently employs 16 people at its headquarters in Galway Technology Park

Nasdaq-listed company makes second Irish acquisition having bought Logentries in 2015

The group moved last April against the backdrop of a weak share price to initiate its first share buy-back programme since 2008

€1bn in cash raised over the last 12 months with 35.6 million shares repurchased

The review comes as the company reported its latest financials which show that pretax losses rose to £6.7 million last year from £4.2 million

GAN undertaking review that could also result in US listing or seeking of equity partner

Abodoo co-founder Vanessa Tierney and new non-executive director Linda Kiely

Voxpro co-founder Linda Kiely appointed as non-executive director of the Irish start-up

A commercial forest seen through the ‘eyes’ of a 3D laser scanning system developed by Treemetrics for a European Space Agency project

Cork company to embark on ambitious plan to grow revenues to €40m in three years

Atlantic Bridge advisor Helen Ryan, CroíValve chairman Bernard Collins and CroíValve chief executive Dr Lucy O’Keeffe.

Trinity spin-out has developed a minimally invasive device to treat defective heart valves

Rent the Runway founder and chief executive Jenny Hyman

Company, which loans out designer outfits, looking to distrupt $2.4tn fashion industry

Stripe founders John and Patrick Collison. The company was earlier this year valued  at  €19.9 billion

Firm founded by Limerick brothers looking to expand engineering operation in Dublin

An Post CEO David McRedmond will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Futurescope, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Maxwell

State-owned company unveiled details of collaborative programme at Futurescope

AIB closed up 0.9 per cent to €3.80 after reports that it is to sign off on the sale of a €1 billion non-performing loan portfolio known as “Project Beech.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

AIB among star performers as Dublin edges up on renewed hopes of Brexit deal

Teamwork founders Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger

Company has just released Teamwork Spaces, a product developed in the North

Trium said it expects to create a handful of jobs initially but hopes to build the business in Dublin over time

Investment specialist is the latest looking to ‘Brexit-proof’ the business through Dublin

Former DCC chief executive  Tommy Breen, Leo Casey, head of BGF in the Republic, and Winterbrook managing director Francis Rhatigan. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Venture capital firm BGF takes stake in firm and promises ‘significant’ follow-on funding

The Republic’s dependence on petroleum products is far greater than in most other European countries

The Irish Petroleum Industry Association is confident there will be no significant risk to supply

Netflix co-founder and chief executive Reed Hastings. The company spends about  €1 billion a year on technology and  €8.8 billion on content. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Getty Images for Netflix

Company to release more interactive shows and foreign programmes as it looks to stay ahead

Storyful was founded by former RTÉ journalist Mark Little in 2010 and subsequently acquired in a deal valued at €18 million by News Corp in 2013

Dublin-based company has received over €35m from parent since it was bought in 2013

Irish Residential Properties Real Estate Investment Trust chief executive Margaret Sweeney. She succeeded David Ehrlich at chief executive of Ires Reit in November 2017

Ires Reit head Margaret Sweeney was awarded a 100% bonus on her basic salary

Sneaky Bears is one of six titles from WarDucks

AR/VR game development studio appoints Doom co-creator John Romero as consultant

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings says increased competition in the market is making it more expensive to source content.  Photograph: Adam Rose

CEO Reed Hastings says ‘we want people to watch content on our service’

Bear Grylls is teaming up with Nextflix.

Viewers will make decisions on what he eats and does

5G technology brings faster mobile speeds than existing mobile technology networks, as well as lower latency and increased security and reliability. Photograph: iStock

News comes as mobile operator extends its trial 5G site in Dublin Docklands

Dr Jason McKeown  wearing the Modius headband

The headband affects the part of the brain associated with appetite and cravings

Theresa Morrison, training director, Connected Academy; Prof George Crooks chairman of clinical and social care governance board; Brian O’Connor, chairman of Connected Health Group; Naomi Corr, trainer; and Douglas Adams, chief executive, Connected Health

New jobs are to be centered mainly in Belfast and North Down, the company said

JD Wetherspoon reported a sharp rise in labour costs, which it says  rose by about £33 million

Revenues for the group up 7% to £889.6m as like-for-like sales rise by 6.3%

Stuart Steele at the family run Silver Hill Farm duck breeding and processing plant in Monaghan

Current mangement at Silver Hill to continue to lead the business

The company has raised about $16 million in funding to date, with backers including ING Ventures and BNP Pariba

Company has developed a trade finance platform powered by blockchain technology

The beloved black stuff is head and shoulders above all other Irish brands

Other top brands are AIB, Primark/Penneys, Ryanair and Smurfit Kappa

BHSL executive chairman Denis Brosnan

Co Limerick company agrees new €1.5m deal to sell its technology for use in France

Identigen, which conducted the tests that identified the European horse meat crisis in 2013, was founded in 1996 as a Trinity College Dublin spin-out.

Dublin-based Identigen in new partnership with one of world’s largest meet processors

Fibre to the home   subscriptions were up 129 per cent on the prior year. Photograph: iStock

New figures show total number of broadband subscriptions at 1.73m in 2018

Some 44,000 mortgage accounts were in arrears for more than 90 days, a 2.6 per cent fall versus the previous three months.

Almost 64,000 residential accounts in arrears at the end of last year

House prices were up 2.3 per cent in Dublin with  apartments rising by 1.6 per cent

In Dublin, prices were up 1.9% while outside the capital, prices jumped 9.5%

At the end of the rage room session there will be a half- hour meditation session to help groups unwind.  Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The rage room opens for business on March 29th, the day the UK is set to leave the EU

Whispr co-founders Keith Saft and Hugh O’Flanagan. The start-up has raised $750,000 in a pre-seed funding round

Venture capital arm of audio equipment company and Seedcamp invest in start-up

One2Watch finalists: William Conaghan and Lizzy Hayashida, Change Donations; Martin Brown, UnitekAI; Elizabeth McGloughlin, Tympany Medical; Brian O’Rourke, CitySwifter

Five companies selected to pitch on stage in FutureScope One2Watch competition

The biggest adopters of RPA currently include banks, insurance companies, utilities and telecommunications companies. Photograph: iStock

Robotic process automation technology spending expected to hit €2.1bn by 2022

Gecko Governance chief executive Shane Brett

Cosimo Ventures also backs Dublin-based Oneiro and Boston start-up Lingar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to meet with US president Donald Trump on Thursday.

Investment by Irish companies in US at record high as EI to open new office in Seattle

Norwegian Air said customers booked on transatlantic routes to and from Ireland serviced by the 737 MAX are to be rebooked on to flights using the 787-9 Dreamliner.

Move comes as aviation authorities suspend flights following second crash in five months

Airline shares were in the spotlight after the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft was grounded in many countries. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Aryzta and Datalex among the best-performing stocks in Dublin as Ryanair rises

The Republic was ranked by the European Patent Office in 21st place out of 40 countries in terms of the volume of patents filed.  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

State being source of record 801 applications is ‘testimony’ to Ireland’s strength in R&D

Talent Garden Dublin.

Co-working space provider to open in two further locations over the next three years

ECH chief executive Rob Reid: “I’d be very keen to open up our specialist cannabis centres, starting in Dublin.”

European Cannabis Holdings interested in opening medical clinics in Republic

Web Summit chief executive Paddy Cosgrave giving the opening address on the first day of MoneyConf at the RDS in Dublin last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Founder Paddy Cosgrave last year said event would be in Dublin for ‘foreseeable future’

Aerogen founder and chief executive John Power

Company to expand manufacturing facilities, up R&D activities and take on more staff

Trinity Biotech said the turnover decline was from lower HIV sales in Africa.

Pretax profit rises to $3.03 million from $1.6 million as turnover falls 2 per cent

HTTPS encrypts data in transit so that unauthorised third parties cannot intercept and decipher it.

Study finds 74% of sites owned by political representatives lack HTTPS encryption

ChannelSight co-founder and chief executive John Beckett

Irish company helps brands drive online sales through its ‘where to buy’ technology

Over the last three months, remortgaging/switching activity rose 25% compared to the same period a year earlier.

Private firms, charities and State institutions contribute to more competitive environment

Paul and Kerril Burke of Meritsoft

Company is best known for its Finbos platform

Dr Sarah Bourke, chief executive of Skytek

Skytek enters into multi-million euro partnership to track marine assets via satellite

Barry Heavey, life sciences practice lead, Accenture Ireland (left); Liam O’Brien, managing director ESP.

ESP currently services 17 of the top 20 global pharmaceutical and biotech companies

Press Up owns 34 businesses in the Republic

Hospitality group confirms it has mothballed plans for an initial public offering

 Vodafone chief Nick Read (right) and Director General of GSMA Mats Granryd take part in a conference on the opening day of the Mobile World Congress   in Barcelona. Photograph: Alberto Estevez/EPA

Event showcased foldable smartphones, the possibilities of super-fast 5G and more

AID:Tech co-founder Niall Dennehy, third from left,  pictured accepting The Irish Times Innovation Award last year. Photograph: Conor McCabe.

Among those raising funds were MyWallSt and AQ Metrics, which both raised €3m

 BT Communications Ireland Limited recorded a 7 per cent drop in revenues to €425.5 million for the 12 months ending March 2018. Photograph: Getty Images

Operating profit rose to €33.8m at communications company in 2018

Sony Mobile president Mitsuya Kishida unveils the Xperia 1 smartphone in Barcelona. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

Phone maker skips folding phone trend in favour of taller screens

Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP

Some 22 Enterprise Ireland client companies showcasing at largest annual gathering for mobile industry

Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei Consumer Business Group, presents the new Mate X mobile at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona. Photograph: EPA/Andreu Dalmau

Chinese company launched the Mate X at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The company intends to expand its moulding operations into a 23,000 square foot site in IDA’s Business and Technology Park in Finisklin

New jobs will be in production, quality, regulations and engineering

Starling Bank founder and chief executive Anne Boden left AIB in 2014 to set up the challenger bank

Challenger bank to use funding to create 400 jobs in UK, bank also putting in extra £95m

Ires Reit chief executive  Margaret Sweeney:  ‘The prospects for growth in the Irish market remain good.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Additional dividend declared as full-year profits jump from €65.1m to €119.8m

The company said the new roles will be in the areas of clinical project management, data management, drug safety and biostatistics

Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, Iqvia employs 55,000 people

The Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen

Study finds Edgeworthstown, Co Longford is most vulnerable to job losses

Keywords Studios chief executive Andrew Day said GetSocial would  bring to Keywords “a leading-edge capability built around the social interactions of players in games”.

Company has developed a cloud-based platform to manage social interactions

CreditLogic chief executive Eddie Dillon: ‘CreditLogic will lead to a situation where applicants need to provide half the level of information they currently do and much of that will be provided digitally.’

Start-up led by former KBC innovation leader develops solution for lenders, brokers

  An attendee    tries out the Lenovo augmented reality glasses at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February  2018. Photograph: Reuters

Many of the leading players in the mobile sector will use event to launch new products

Only 12 companies raised more than €10 million last year, new figures show. Photograph: Getty Images

Average deal size for companies raising external financing also declined last year

Pro and anti-Brexit demonstrators pictured protesting outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London

Local Enterprise Offices in all regions are to start providing courses in the coming weeks

The figures show that 17 of the Republic’s 26 counties received 10 or fewer foreign investment-related visits.

Multinationals still favouring the capital when looking to establish or expand here

Exports to Britain fell by 3 per cent or €441 million to €14.1 billion last year while imports rose 5 per cent or €811 million to €18.3 billion

Figures show imports also hit a new high, increasing by 14% or €10bn to €90.2bn

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