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WeWork has four live locations in Dublin and is also taking space in the redeveloped former Central Bank building on Dame Street. Photograph: The New York Times

The We Company, which owns WeWork, on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for t(...)

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS LINE ICON

(BLM) (Bloomberg) – Hellman and Friedman’s $11 billion deal for Ultimate Software Group is the latest mega buyout that shows private equity firms are (...)

Trinity College Dublin is ranked in 46th spot globally, up two places compared with 2017. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin continues to produce more entrepreneurs than any other university in Europe, according to new independent research. A report c(...)

The US start-up visa programme passed during Barack Obama’s presidency of the US has been under assault since the election of President Donald Trump. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

The US start-up visa, passed with much fanfare during the twilight of Barack Obama’s presidency, was supposed to draw thousands of foreign entrepreneu(...)

Elaine Coholan, left and Jenny Synott founders of Dublin Cookie Company on Thomas Street, Dublin: ‘We were motivated by the idea of creating something out of nothing.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dusty university charters tend to be dedicated to lofty ideals such as the advancement of literature, science and art. These days, they seem just as d(...)

A March for Europe demonstration against Brexit  in  London on Sunday.  The British capital is home to more than four in 10 of Europe’s start-ups valued at over $1 billion. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Venture capital investment in European start-ups dropped by more than a third in the second quarter, contributing to anxiety about the continent’s tec(...)

A customer buys an item using her credit card and Square, a mobile credit card reader, at a farmers’ market in Union Square Park in New York

Mobile payments company Square is set to price shares for its initial public offering late Wednesday in what is expected to be a harbinger for how ot(...)

Even when valuations increase, they are growing by a smaller amount, according to the data

Last year, many tech IPOs enjoyed soaring valuations in their Wall Street debut, raining cash on the companies and their investors and boosting conce(...)

Established by Iseult Ward and Aiobheann O’Brien, FoodCloud is one of many successful start-ups that have emerged from Trinity College

Trinity College has produced more entrepreneurs than any other university in Europe over the last five years, according to new independent research. T(...)

A female investor suggested to Sheri Atwood that she dye her blonde hair darker to be taken more seriously by venture capitalists. Atwood says the recommendation underscores an attitude in Silicon Valley that women make second-class entrepreneurs. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

When she started her child-support tracking business SupportPay, Sheri Atwood expected all kinds of suggestions – but not the tip she got from a fe(...)