A record number of investors have signed up for the Spark Crowdfunding platform, many having extra money due to Covid restrictions.

Irish start-ups have raised over €6 million from crowdfunding campaigns locally in the first eight months of the year as individual investors put some(...)

Dr Oran Rigby, co- founder and chief executive of Akkure

Digital health start-up Akkure Genomics has easily surpassed its €500,000 crowdfunding campaign target, just days after launching the initiative. The(...)

Dr Oran Rigby, founder and CEO of Akkure, developed a strong interest in the application of robotics and automation to medicine while working in Australia.

In March this year the digital health start-up Akkure Genomics launched CovidMedBot, a free online tool providing personalised risk assessment to help(...)