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Richard Kennedy of Devenish. Roger Wallace, partner lead for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year programme in Ireland,  said Mr Devenish was a ‘world class ambassador’ for the Irish entrepreneurial community. Photograph: Maxwells

Some of the world’s most successful business leaders will be following the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year awards via live stream this year as the f(...)

Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images

With Facebook’s adoption of permanent remote work on Thursday, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has untethered one of Silicon Valley’s biggest companie(...)

Big-name investors are often quick to change their mind. Photograph:  Johannes Eisele / AFP

The warnings from David Tepper and Stanley Druckenmiller didn’t impress Donald Trump. “When the so-called ‘rich guys’ speak negatively about the marke(...)

Medtronic chairman and chief executive Omar Ishrak speaks at the Reuters Health Summit in New York.

Medical devices maker Medtronic is ramping up again the number of ventilators it is making in Galway to meet worldwide demand for the life-saving devi(...)

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric.

Jack Welch, the champion of corporate efficiency who built General Electric (GE) into one of the world’s largest companies and influenced generations (...)

A partnership with Goldman would allow Amazon to ‘significantly extend’ its lending platform

Reports that Amazon is in the process of agreeing a deal with Goldman Sachs to offer small business loans via its lending platform, should worry tradi(...)

US president Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

Klaus Schwab, the German engineer and economist, had a noble goal when he set up the World Economic Forum (WEF) conference in Davos 50 years ago: to c(...)

Over the past five quarters, notes CNBC’s Michael Santoli, stocks generated annualised gains of 8.9 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Global stocks have just enjoyed their best year since the financial crisis in 2009, with the rally led by the US market; including dividends, the S&am(...)

Motoring in the right direction: the all-electric Mustang Mach-E crossover has made people feel a lot more positive about the Ford brand. Photograph: Ringo Chiu/EPA

Sadly, we have been here before. When Ford closed its factory in Marina, Cork, in 1984, it was the end of an era that stretched back to 1917 and the f(...)

Patrick Collison and John Collison  of Stripe. Their company, one of the world’s most valuable start-ups, is building up its staff  in New York. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

When Ireland’s Collison brothers started Stripe together in 2010, there was little question about where they should put their headquarters. It had to (...)

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