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Pointy co-founders Mark Cummins  and Charles Bibby: established the company in 2014 and will share $80 million-plus  for their 51 per cent stake in the business.

Google has paid a reported $160 million to acquire Irish retail tech company Pointy. The takeout means a spectacular return for founders Mark Cummin(...)

Visitors explore a Christmas market in  Vienna: Corporate travel platform Tripactions is limbering up for a major assault on the European market. Photograph:  Joe Klamar/AFP via Getty Images

Tripactions, a $4 billion corporate travel platform based in the United States, is limbering up for a major assault on the European market, targeting (...)

Founders Charles Bibby and Mark Cummins:  the Pointy app directs shoppers to where particular items are available locally, rather than pushing them towards ecommerce giants such as Amazon. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Irish retail tech firm Pointy has raised $12 million in funding as the company looks to accelerate its growth. The fresh funding comes following a $6(...)