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Domm Holland is chief executive of Fast,   a San Francisco-headquartered online checkout company.

Stripe has led a $102 million (€83.8 million) investment in Fast, a San Francisco-headquartered online checkout company. This is the second time the (...)

Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco. Photograph: iStock

Uber Technologies sold its self-driving car division to Aurora Innovation and took a stake in the startup, creating a larger competitor to the leader (...)

Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban: since taking power in 2010, Mr Orban has tightened central control over a host of previously independent news agencies and turned public news outlets into transmitters for government messaging. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Hungary’s nationalist government is again being accused of suffocating independent media after dozens of journalists at leading news outlet Index quit(...)

Fast chief executive Domm Holland

Stripe, the payments company founded by Limerick-born brothers Patrick and John Collison, has led a $20 million ((€18.2 million) funding round for Fas(...)

Tines co-founders Eoin Hinchy and Thomas Kinsella

Dublin-headquartered cybersecurity automation start-up Tines has raised an additional $11 million (€9.92 million) from two heavyweight tech-focused ve(...)

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 (...)

There are around 400 fintech startups in Ireland, according to IDA Ireland

Technology company Plaid has begun offering its services in Ireland, connecting developers in fintech to the world’s financial network. The company,(...)

Rapyd operates what it claims is the world’s largest local payments network

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Patrick and John Collison, has co-led a $40 million (€35.4 million) investment in ‘fintech-as-a-service(...)

Stripe co-founder and chief executive Patrick Collison: he is among the signatories of the letter on employee ownership

A number of leading tech entrepreneurs, including Stripe co-founder and chief executive Patrick Collison, are urging European policymakers to reform t(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban arrives at the informal EU summit in Salzburg. Photograph: Kerstin Joensson/AP Photo

Legal challenges and corruption allegations are mounting against the Hungarian government of Viktor Orban, as he tightens his grip on the country’s me(...)

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