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While funding for tech companies in the Republic has slowed down since the onset of the crisis, it hasn’t dried up completely.

In a perfect world this would be a time of celebration for the Irish tech sector. With a number of high-profile deals for indigenous companies since t(...)

Hban investors have ploughed more than €16.8 million into Irish start-ups last year.

Investors associated with the Halo Angel Business Network (Hban) put a combined €16.8 million into 66 Irish start-ups last year. This is a dramatic i(...)

Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon said female-led enterprises accounted for just 7 per cent of new start-ups in 2011. Photograph: Alan Betson

Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland have joined forces to organise nationwide roadshows promoting female entrepreneurship. The “Fuelling Ambition”(...)

AventaMed chief executive  Olive O’Driscoll and co-founder John Vaughan:  the company has spent four years developing technology that avoids the expense involved in a full surgical procedure.

Cork company AventaMed, which hopes to greatly simplify the procedure millions of children undergo to have grommets inserted, has raised €1.3 millio(...)

According to Jenkins, most children hate needles, which is very often an inescapable part of a visit to an A&E with a wound

Necessity – as Dr Mark Jenkins can testify – is not only the mother of invention but can inspire some brilliant ideas.As a consultant in emergency med(...)

Connor Sweeney, InterTradeIreland Project Manager. Cork-based AventaMed beat three other regional winners in InterTradeIreland’s all-island 2014 Seedcorn Competition.

A pioneering Cork-based medical device company that hopes to revolutionise paediatric ENT (ear,nose and throat) surgery has been named as InterTradeIr(...)