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Soldo founder and chief executive Carlo Gualandri.

Dublin-based fintech Soldo has raised $180 million (€153 million) in an oversubscribed funding round. The company, which relocated its corporate hea(...)

Tines co-founders Eoin Hinchy and Thomas Kinsella

Irish cybersecurity automation start-up Tines has raised $26 million (€21.9 million) giving it a market valuation of $300 million. Addition, an inves(...)

Slack has been bought by Salesforce for $27.7 billion. It is the biggest acquisition for Salesforce so far. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/EPA

Salesforce on Tuesday capped cloud computing’s 2020 work-from-home boom with an announcement that it would pay $27.7 billion for workplace chat app Sl(...)

The Bumble app was started in 2014 by founder Whitney Wolfe Herd, who previously co-founded Tinder. Photograph: EPA

Bumble, a dating app that lets women make the first move, is preparing for an initial public offering that could come early next year, according to pe(...)

Rob Kniaz, Hussein Kanji and Rob Ludwig of Hoxton Ventures.

Hoxton Ventures, the London-based venture capital (VC) firm where Irish tech entrepreneur Dylan Collins is a partner, is actively targeting start-ups (...)

The biggest year for VC investment in the Republic was 2016 when a record $708 million was invested in Irish companies

Irish companies raised $518.9 million (€472 million) in venture capital (VC) funding last year across 185 deals, new figures show. This was down on t(...)

Enterprise Ireland invested €72 million in companies in 2018, the last year for which figures are available

Enterprise Ireland was the second most active investor globally last year in terms of deal count, with the State agency backing more companies than we(...)

Tines co-founders Eoin Hinchy and Thomas Kinsella

Dublin-headquartered cybersecurity automation start-up Tines has raised an additional $11 million (€9.92 million) from two heavyweight tech-focused ve(...)

Soldo chief executive Carlo Gualandri: “We are looking at significant investment in organisational growth.”

Soldo, a London-based fintech start-up that secured an e-money licence from the Central Bank earlier this year, is to significantly ramp up operations(...)

Liverpool players celebrate with a banner supporting Liverpool fan Sean Cox who was attacked outside Anfield  last year. Over €1 million has been raised of a €2 million target to pay for his rehabilitation and care. Photograph:  Ettore Ferrari

Nine years after it was founded in San Diego, California, the world’s biggest crowdfunding platform is enjoying triple-digit growth across Europe. A(...)

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