Deliveroo was a significant benefactor of VC funding this year and received $385 million. Photograph: iStock

Irish companies raised $462 million (€391 million) in venture funding in the first nine months of this year – broadly in line with the same period las(...)

South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma. The Gupta brothers are accused of using their relationships with Zuma and other politically-connected individuals to illegally acquire billions of rand in state contracts. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

A far-reaching corruption scandal in South Africa that led to the collapse of UK public relations giant Bell Pottinger is now damaging the reputations(...)

South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma. South Africa’s appeals court has ruled that Zuma must face a range of corruption charges. File photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

South Africa’s appeals court has ruled that the country’s president, Jacob Zuma, must face a range of corruption charges that were controversially dro(...)

New INM interim chief executive Michael Doorly pictured at the media group’s annual meeting in Dublin in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Michael Doorly has been appointed interim group chief executive at Independent News & Media (INM), the company confirmed on Friday. Mr Doorly, wh(...)

 Liam Kavanagh, MD, The Irish Times presenting the overall Irish Times Innovation award to John Browne and Dr James Kennedy from Kastus at the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017 which took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph:  Conor McCabe

Irish firm Kastus, which has developed a pioneering antimicrobial coating which kills 99.99 per cent of harmful bacteria and superbugs such as E.Coli (...)

Daniel Flynn: “Watching Mayo in the final, it does give you hope. It shows that Dublin are just human.” Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Daniel Flynn is doing his best to move beyond regrets. The obvious one that will rattle around his brain this winter is what if he’d powered the bal(...)

Gaelectric wind farm at Roosky, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Keith Arkins

Green energy developer Gaelectric is up for sale after talks with a possible investor ended in recent days. China General Nuclear European Energy (CG(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe at the announcement of Budget 2018 in Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fears that a lobbying campaign by the property industry could derail the budget’s key revenue-raising measure prompted the Government to seek a Dáil v(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold is the recipient for September of The Irish Times Business Person of the Month Award, in association with KPMG. (...)

Julie Meyer, left,  founder of First Tuesday and Ariadne Capital, and Olivia Lynch, Partner, KPMG Private Enterprise at RHA, Dublin

Entrepreneurs hold the solution to Europe’s sluggish growth problem. That’s the view of Julie Meyer, founder of First Tuesday and Ariadne Capital, who(...)