Travis Davis, co-founder of Trinity College-based startup Starling Surgical. “The market was ripe for an alternative and QuickStitch has the potential to fully disrupt this multibillion dollar market.”

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Alex Hobbs, chairman and Sarah-Jane Larkin, director general, Irish Venture Capital Association. The IVCA has urged the Government to act following weak investment figures. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography

Venture capital funding into Irish tech firms fell by 9 per cent in the first half of 2018, the first time that the funding has fallen since 2011. Th(...)

TechIreland founder Niamh Bushnell: “Female founders feel imposter syndrome much more keenly and it makes them less confident about putting numbers together to tell a bigger story.”

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Head of the London Syndicate Harry McDermott: “There is a real appetite among the London-based Irish community to invest in high-potential Irish start-ups.”

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FutureScope One2Watch 2018 Finalists (L-R) Ronan Kelly, founder and CEO, Bespoke Choice; Barry Murphy, CTO, Electrical Analytics; Lucy O’Keeffe, co-founder and CEO, CroiValve; Fergal O’Connor, founder and CEO, Buymedia.

Four Irish start-ups have been chosen to face off against each other in the finals of a competition to find the country’s most scalable business idea.(...)

 John Phelan, national director, HBAN; Feargall Kenny, Digital Irish Angels Syndicate; and Ciarán Madden, Consul General of Ireland in New York

A business organisation that promotes angel investment in Ireland has announced a new overseas partnership with a similar body in New York to encourag(...)

The winner of the One2Watch competition will be given the opportunity to pitch their idea to 1,200 attendees at the forthcoming FutureScope conference in Dublin

Four Irish start-ups have been selected to fight it out in a competition to find the country’s most scalable business idea. The winner of the One2Wat(...)