La Défense business district in Paris. A recent report by the French high council for equality recommended that gender quotas be extended to senior management. Photograph: iStock

A discussion on gender quotas at the Irish Embassy in France’s seminar on women in business concluded that quotas work, targets don’t. In France, the(...)

Estonian start-up Taxify has raised $175 million as it aims to expand beyond its network of 40 cities in Europe and Africa Photograph: Getty Images

Mercedes-Benz-owner Daimler has taken a stake in Taxify in a funding round that values the ride-booking group at more than $1 billion (€863 million), (...)

More than a million Ledger hardware wallets have been sold in 165 countries

Dublin-listed venture capital firm Draper Esprit has led a €75 million Series B funding round for Ledger, a French cryptocurrency and blockchain secur(...)