B-Secure’s chief executive, Alan Foreman, believes next-generation ECG authentication technology is crucial to fighting cyber attacks.

A Belfast company that uses a human heartbeat pattern to securely identify an individual has attracted a major funding injection totalling £3.5 millio(...)

Ger Goold, chief operating officer and partner at Kernel Capital with the 54th comptroller of the state of New York, Thomas DiNapoli in Dublin. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Thomas DiNapoli, the comptroller of the state of New York, has visited to receive a progress report on a major Northern Ireland-focused SME fund, of w(...)

Announcing a new investment in University of  Limerick spinout Altratech were (from left): Niall Olden, managing partner at Kernel Capital, Altratech chief executive Dr Tara Dalton,  co-founders Dr Brian Farrell and Dr Tim Cummins, and Cyril McGuire, chief executive of Infinity Capital.

Clare company Altratech has raised €2.2 million to further develop a device that will revolutionise the diagnosis of infectious viral diseases, includ(...)

Brendan Farrell, chief executive of Hibergene Diagnostics: company is “grateful to our investors for providing the funding which will enable Hibergene to significantly expand both its range of diagnostic products and its global reach”. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Diagnostics group Hibergene has raised €6.7 million in a funding round led by Cantor Fitzgerald. The company specialises in developing tests for inf(...)

Dawn Walsh of Kernel Capital; Des O’Leary, CEO of OncoMark; Prof William Gallagher, co-founder of OncoMark; Deirdre Glenn, manager of the life sciences sector at Enterprise Ireland; and Kevin Healy of corporate banking at Bank of Ireland

UCD spinout company OncoMark has raised €2.1 million in funding as it seeks to commercialise a new test for early-stage breast cancer. The company (...)

Jayne Brady, partner at Kernel with  Bob Pollard, chief executive of  Causeway Sensors, a spin-off company from Queen’s University Belfast  set up by   Pollard –  along with  Robert Bowman and John Nelson –  which has developed nano-sized sensing chips   used to detect early-stage cancer

A Belfast diagnostics company has secured a £500,000 investment from Kernel Capital. Causeway Sensors has developed nano-sized sensing chips that c(...)

Kernel Capital has six funds, with about 80 portfolio companies

Kernel Capital has begun its first formal divestment programme for the 2009 Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Fund, with Galway-based NeoSurgical (...)

Niall Harbison and Emma Jane Power combined forces for PR Slides, a bank of brand and product images for the media. Photograph: Lensmen

Niall Harbison, who sold his Simply Zesty social media agency to UTV for up to €6 million in 2012, is a busy boy making plans for his latest tech vent(...)

Intune Networks founder and chief technology officer John Dunne. Photograph: Maxwell

Intune, it definitely was not, at least not with its departing staff. News that Intune Networks was heading into receivership only exacerbated the pli(...)

A £35 million fund aimed at companies in the North has opened for business. Backed by Invest NI, the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund (NI) (...)