The Republic lags other nations in terms of incentives for company employees

The Republic has been ranked mid-table in a list of “start-up friendly” nations. The State comes in at 13th place out of 24 countries in the ranking,(...)

 Evervault founder Shane Curran: “If no one builds the data privacy infrastructure for the internet, data privacy will never exist.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Young Scientist winner Shane Curran has raised $16 million (€14.5 million) from some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley investment for his data pr(...)

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(...)

Revolut has gained 39,212 customers locally, with almost 10,000 customers having joined in the last three months alone

Revolut, an app-based banking alternative, which has almost 40,000 customers in Ireland, has raised $66 million (€58 million) in a Series B round to f(...)

Technology investment: In the fourth quarter alone, 892 deals were recorded, up 22.3 per cent compared to the previous year. Photograph: Getty

European technology companies raised €16.2 billion in funding last year, according to new figures collated by Tech.eu. Overall, more than 2,420 dea(...)

Traders wearing King Digital Entertainment T-shirts await the opening bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

King Digital Entertainment, the Irish-headquartered maker of the Candy Crush smartphone game, slid on the first day of trading after raising $5(...)