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James and Timothy McElroy of HouseMyDog: ‘We broke the crowdfunding record in Ireland by raising £200,000 in just 48 hours.’ Photograph: Richie Stokes

After encountering difficulty finding a reliable dog-sitter and walker for their family dog, James and Timothy McElroy set about creating a company wh(...)

This is the second time Draper Esprit has backed Crowdcube. Photograph: iStock

Draper Esprit, the Dublin- and London-listed tech-focused venture capital firm, has led an £8.5 million (€9.73 million) investment in Crowdcube, one o(...)

Buymie co-founder Devan Hughes: Buymie intends to use the additional funds raised to expand its services to Britain.

Buymie, an Irish on-demand grocery delivery service whose backers include Unilever, Dragon Den’s star Eamonn Quinn, and the former head of Morrisons o(...)

Dublin-headquartered online education provider Shaw Academy has denied any suggestions of impropriety in  fundraising which had easily topped its initial €2.2 million target. Photograph: iStockPhoto

An Irish firm’s crowdfunding round has been pulled after the funding platform said the campaign broke its rules. Dublin-headquartered online educatio(...)

Founder Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh: Sugru is looking to expand into Canada, Australia and New Zealand as well as extending its reach in Europe, the company said

Irish investors can invest in mouldable glue company Sugru for as little as 10, as the firm gets its latest crowdfunding campaign off the ground. It(...)

Crowdfunding provides small, capital-lite companies with an instant pool of funding to develop projects, leapfrogging banks and the more traditional route of seed funds and venture capital backers

“It was unquestionably the most stressful 30 days of my life.” That was Paul Canavan’s assessment of Invizbox’s crowdfunding campaigns, the latest of (...)

Mondo is one of a growing number of companies trying to disrupt retail banking in the UK. (Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters)

Mondo, a startup that hopes to open one of the UK’s first mobile-centric banks, will seek to raise £1 million through fellow London-based fintech sta(...)

 Stockflare aims to deliver key metrics and information on any stock in the world quickly and will launch in the US market first. Photographer: Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg

A London-based fintech company co-founded by an Irishman has become the first such firm to win funding from the London Co-Investment Fund. Stockflare(...)