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Stripe founders Patrick and John Collins

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, may be on its way to becoming a household name, but few peopl(...)

Phorest founder Ronan Perceval: the start-up was founded in 2003 and now employs 200 people in Dublin, Cologne and Philadelphia

Dublin-based salon software company Phorest has scooped a major European angel investment award in Helsinki, Finland. The start-up has been named mos(...)

Some €90 million has been invested in Irish start-ups associated with HBAN since 2007

Plans are afoot to sign up 75 new “business angels” this year to invest in fast-growing Irish start-ups. The Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN), a j(...)

The Phorest deal was the first ever co-investment between two HBAN syndicates

A few lucky angel investors have made up to a tenfold return on their investment in Irish software firm Phorest after less than seven years. It come(...)

Phorest, which offers management software for hair and beauty salons, has been growing at around 40% annually.

Irish-founded software firm Phorest has raised €20 million in funding from US investment firm Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE). The company, which wa(...)

Datahug co-founder ConnorMurphy: had already stepped back from leading Datahug prior to its sale but he admits it was still hard to say goodbye to a business he had brought so far.

Selling his company Datahug two year ago was a “bittersweet” moment for its co-founder Connor Murphy. But while not ruling out stepping into the ring (...)