Gemma Purcell, New Frontiers programme manager at Institute of Technology Carlow

Waterford Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Carlow have jointly won €3 million in funding to operate an entrepreneur development pro(...)

David Bowles, Nicky Deasy and Paul Finnerty of The Yield Lab Europe.Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

State-backed agtech investor Yield Lab Europe is keen to back more Irish start-ups after announcing the second close of a near €50 million fund. New (...)

Chupi Sweetman, founder,  Niall Horgan, co-founder, of Gym+Coffee with Roger Wallace of EY. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The shortlist for the 2021 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced with Camile Thai founder Brody Sweeney and the team behind athleisure(...)

SVG ‘wants to highlight the best start-ups across the region who are disrupting agri-food while leaving a positive impact on the environment’. Photograph: iStock

SVG, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm founded by Limerick man John Hartnett, is planning to invest in more European agri-food tech start-up(...)

Shorla Pharma founders Orlaith Ryan and Sharon Cunningham. The company raised €7.4 million last year to bring cancer drugs to market.

Female-founded tech companies in Ireland raised more than €100 million in funding last year for the first time. New figures published to coincide wit(...)

Microgen Biotech founder Xuemie Germaine

Carlow-based company MicroGen Biotech has raised $3.8 million (€3.47 million) in a funding round led by a number of top US and European agtech investo(...)

Richard Morton, manager, Equity Investment Unit, AIB, left, Minister Heather Humphreys, Donnchadh Cullinan, manager, Growth Capital, Enterprise Ireland and Paul Finnerty, chairman of Yield Lab Europe, at the announcement of a new ’agtech fund’

Galway-based agritech accelerator programme Yield Lab Europe has announced a new €21 million venture capital fund backed by Enterprise Ireland and AIB(...)