The Reform Party candidate  Ross Perot addresses  a Christian Coalition conference in Washington during the 1996 US presidential election campaign. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

H Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a c(...)

Michael Kenny of Kenny and Company: “Here in San Francisco being on your second, third or fourth start-up is seen as great experience. Most of the start-ups in Silicon Valley have emigrant founders.”

Michael Kenny grew up in Dublin and attended CUS and UCD, graduating with a BComm in 1998 and a masters in business studies in 1991. “My first job o(...)

Andrew O’Driscoll: “There are some things I miss about being an entrepreneur . . . but you can’t always have it your way”

Plenty of would-be Irish entrepreneurs flock to Silicon Valley these days in search of funding. One man who found success in the Bay Area many moons a(...)