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Cubic Telecom chief executive Barry Napier founded the company in 2005.

Irish technology company Cubic Telecom has raised more than €11 million in funding from long-term backer Act Venture Capital. The company develops (...)

Altocloud CEO Barry O’Sullivan with Sr Stanislaus Kennedy (left), Focus Ireland, and Jacqui Horan, COPE Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke

Galway-based Altocloud has been bought by Genesys for an undisclosed sum, with the US firm planning to establish “a significant presence” in Ireland. (...)

Act Venture Capital managing director John Flynn said there is currently a good funding environment in Ireland.

Irish tech firms are to gain a new source of funding with the European Investment Fund (EIF) announcing it is to plough €20 million into early- and e(...)

The Smyths finely-tuned, volume driven, out-of-town operating model is tailored towards convenience for parents

A weeping horde of confused and terrified parents will stumble into Smyths Toys stores across Ireland and the UK this weekend searching in vain for a (...)

Altocloud chief executive Barry O’Sullivan: said research showed the leading concern for students considering Stem careers is whether they would fit in.

Companies in Ireland have been urged to do more to help encourage a love of science and technology in young people. A number of leading business repre(...)

Barry O’Sullivan with students Jenna Howe and Donal Ryan at an event to publicise Science Foundation Ireland’s Smart Futures programme

Dragon’s Den star and Smart Futures ambassador Barry O’Sullivan’s stellar career in the technology sector came about almost by chance. The man who he(...)

Altocloud chief executive Barry O’Sullivan said the funding will be used to grow the company’s US business, and increase employee numbers.

Galway-based software start-up Altocloud has raised $2 million in venture capital funding to scale up its US business.The funding round, led by Delta (...)

Worried that you can’t afford the time to exercise? You can’t afford not to

Founding a start-up can be bad for your health. The all-consuming focus, long hours and high stress can block out everything else. Many founders ne(...)

With a population of just 4.5 million, the Irish market does not have the scale to deliver the returns on the founders’ efforts. Equally, the availabi(...)

Liam Casey of PCH: a great example of a successful Irish founding chief executive

Recently I took the jump from running a multi-billion dollar division of Cisco to becoming founder and chief executive of an Irish-Californian softwar(...)