Nama’s offices at the Treasury Building in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times.

What is the National Asset Management Agency (Nama)? The Government set up Nama in 2009 to take over property loans from the Republic’s banks. The va(...)

Orreco chief executive Brian Moore and golfer Pádraig Harrington. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

Orreco was founded in 2009 and uses cutting-edge machine intelligence and advanced learning to help some of the world’s most advanced athletes analyse(...)

The Menlo Park headquarters of SRI International, which employs more than 2,100 people.

Entrepreneurs need to move away from trying to safeguard their ideas in favour of open collaboration with others who may eventually end up as their co(...)

Patrick Collison, co-founder and CEO at Stripe. Firm provides software that lets businesses accept payments online, and offers tools to help with data security, fraud prevention, accounting, and billing. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Stripe unveiled a partnership deal with two of China’s biggest digital payment services, giving the San Francisco-based start-up access to hundreds of(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison. The San Francisco-headquartered online payments firm, which employs more than 500 people globally, already operates in 25 countries.

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has launched in six more European countries.(...)

Patrick Collison said he and his brother John have been able to scale back their involvement in Stripe because they trust their executive team. Photograph: Reuters

If you bought something online in the last year, the odds are pretty high that the transaction was processed by Stripe, the San Francisco startup foun(...)

‘Increment’, the new online magazine from Stripe

Stripe, the online payments firm run by the billionaire brothers from Limerick, has launched a new software engineering magazine. Increment, a new on(...)

Stripe co-founders Patrick and John Collison.

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has acquired Indie Hackers for an undisclose(...)

Beijing bathroom users are finding themselves on the hot seat over hoarding loo roll. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Image of the week: Crime wipeout Public toilets are now officially the hideous new frontier of technological innovation. This automatic toilet paper (...)

Liam Neeson has been named the richest Irish actor in the Sunday Times rich list. Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

The Weston family have kept their title as the richest family in Ireland for another year, as a record number of Irish billionaires join the rich list(...)