Dermot Desmond’s firm Daon has  provided services to the Irish Government for the public services card and passports.

Two tech firms – one owned by businessman Dermot Desmond – involved in the creation of a controversial biometric database in India, are providing serv(...)

Road Safety Operations Ireland, which has the contract to run speed detector vans, switched to unlimited status in 2014.  Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

The Panama Papers (aka leaked files from the law firm Mossack Fonseca) have shone some light on the predilection of certain businesses and the wealthy(...)

Dermot Desmond: has  biometrics firm Daon was among the best investments he has made. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dermot Desmond’s biometrics company Daon has announced it is providing software for Mastercard’s Identity Check fingerprint and facial recognition tr(...)

Dermot Desmond: sure to have himself a white Christmas if he chooses to spend the festive season at his registered address in an apartment at Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dermot Desmond, a hotel owner and former stockbroker, must be chuffed with himself after his Daon biometrics company landed a major contract with Atom(...)

Dermot Desmond, founder of Daon: the company said  the installation of the service at US pre-clearance in Dublin Airport will boost the capacity of the airport to put on transatlantic flights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Daon, a biometric technology company founded by Dermot Desmond, has won a contract to supply automated passport control kiosks for use in the US immig(...)

Dermot Desmond invested in cyber-security firm Vahna. Photograph: Eric Luke

There are few Irish investors better than Dermot Desmond at spotting the next big thing. His latest investment in Vahna, a cyber-security firm, comes (...)

A new National Security Agency (NSA) data gathering facility is seen under construction in Bluffdale, about 40 kms south of Salt Lake City, Utah. Photograph:  Jimmy Urquhart/ Reuters)

IIU, the private equity firm led by financier Dermot Desmond, has invested in Vahna, a cyber-security firm. The United States company is led by Brenda(...)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny  and President of Emirates Tim Clark address delegates  in Dubai

Irish companies have closed business deals in the Gulf region that are expected to realise a return of €65 million and lead to the hiring of 95 people(...)

John McSweeney, head of Innovation at ESB; Serdar Bilgiç, head of energy generation at Unit; and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore at the announcement in Istanbul that ESB International has won its first contract in Turkey valued at €30 million

Turkey’s economy, despite the wider European economic crisis, is booming and is expected to grow by approximately 7 per cent per year over the (...)