Coinbase has more than 25 million users across 53 countries with more than $150 billion traded on its platform to date

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are becoming more socially acceptable, with Central Bank-backed digital currencies likely within the next 10 years. (...)

Members of the ChangeX team including founder and chief executive Paul O’Hara (second on left)

ChangeX, the Irish-headquartered social entrepreneurship platform which is backed by a number of high-profile investors, has raised €550,000 out of a (...)

Slack’s James Sherrett: “Our Dublin office plays a crucial role in helping the 45 per cent of our paying customers based in Europe as we continue to grow.”

A senior Slack technologist says the software company is committed to expansion in Ireland by the end of the year as part of plans for growth in the E(...)

In the first quarter of 2017 Soylent said its net revenue almost doubled compared with the quarter a year earlier

Soylent, a startup that makes meal-replacement products marketed to techies, said it raised $50 million (€45.5m) from investors including Andreessen H(...)

Apple  approached Formula 1 team owner McLaren about a potential investment  over the summer.  Photograph: Reuters

Apple’s multibillion-dollar investment in its new campus has been well documented: camera drones fly over the construction site of the circular buildi(...)

Soylent founder Rob Rhinehart holds a bag of his food substitute powder. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

The man who would replace food turns out to have quite an appetite. Rob Rhinehart, whose meal-substitute drink is a hit with Silicon Valley techies wh(...)

The Microsoft offer of $196 a share represents a 50 per cent premium to LinkedIn’s closing price of $131 on Friday. Photograph: EPA

Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion (€23.26 billion) in cash in what is its largest acquisition to date and the biggest technology-relat(...)

William Campbell (L), who died this week. He is pictured with  investor Allison Butts. Photograph: Bloomberg

Bill Campbell, one of the most influential background players in Silicon Valley, who was known as “coach” there for his work advising technology indus(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference regarding issues on undocumented immigrants in Beverly Hills, California, last year. Trump has vowed to end the H-1B visa programme, which many tech companies rely on to hire highly-skilled workers from abroad. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

The prospect of a President Donald Trump is rattling Silicon Valley – even if his fellow Republicans can’t find any trace of his campaign there. The (...)

Julie Sinnamon, chief executive Enterprise Ireland said that start-up companies accounted for over two thirds of all new jobs created in Ireland.

Enterprise Ireland is considering revising its employment growth targets due to the economic recovery after client companies created a record number o(...)

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