Frontline

33 results

The 2018 deal values were skewered by the €54 billion approach by Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical for Dublin-headquartered Shire

There was a jump in mergers and acquisitions in the State last year. The value of such deals surged, new figures from Mergermarket show. The value of(...)

AQMetrics founder Geraldine Gibson (centre) with her management team. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography.

Irish regulatory technology (regtech) firm AQMetrics has raised €3 million in funding as it chases further European expansion. The funding came from(...)

Peter O Malley and Galen Lowney. They founded Advisable.com in 2017

Irish-founded firm Advisable. com has won backing from Web Summit cofounder Paddy Cosgrave and former Paddy Power Betfair chief Breon Corcoran in its (...)

SaaStock chief executive and co-founder Alex Theuma onstage at last year’s event. Photograph: Dan Taylor

The world’s first dedicated software-as-a-service (SaaS) start-up competition is to take place in Dublin later this year as part of SaaStock. More th(...)

Roomex co-founders Jack Donaghy and Karl Glennon

Irish travel software company Roomex has raised €8 million in a funding round led by Dublin and London-listed venture capital firm Draper Esprit. The (...)

Founders Charles Bibby and Mark Cummins:  the Pointy app directs shoppers to where particular items are available locally, rather than pushing them towards ecommerce giants such as Amazon. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Irish retail tech firm Pointy has raised $12 million in funding as the company looks to accelerate its growth. The fresh funding comes following a $6(...)

Norwegian-born shipping tycoon John Fredriksen: his business empire includes the world’s largest salmon farmer Marine Harvest, which has interests in the Republic. File photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Billionaire investor John Fredriksen has agreed to buy a stake in Bulk Infrastructure, which plans to build a large data centre in his native Norway a(...)

Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky   at the Web Summit in  Dublin in 2015. Pebble is among the firms  that found out that being a star on crowdfunding sites didn’t necessarily translate into a sustainable business. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Think of crowdfunding and you might immediately think of throwing a few euro towards a new smartwatch or a plant pot that does double duty as an air p(...)

Mark Cummins and Charles Bibby, cofounders of Pointy

Irish retail tech firm Pointy is to double its workforce to 50 by the end of the year as it targets overseas expansion. The company, which was found(...)

Datahug co-founder ConnorMurphy: had already stepped back from leading Datahug prior to its sale but he admits it was still hard to say goodbye to a business he had brought so far.

Selling his company Datahug two year ago was a “bittersweet” moment for its co-founder Connor Murphy. But while not ruling out stepping into the ring (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »