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NewsWhip founders Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney.

Losses more than doubled at Dublin-headquartered social media monitoring company NewsWhip last year as the company invested heavily in its technology (...)

iCabbi’s leadership team: Business development director Niall Prenty, back row left, Michael Tope, managing director, technical director and co-founder Niall O’Callaghan, front left, Gavan Walsh, co-founder chief executive, and Bob Nixon, sales director and co-founder. Photograph: Conor McCabe

A subsidiary of French car maker Renault has taken a 75 per cent stake in iCabbi, an Irish company that specialises in cloud-based taxi dispatch servi(...)

Dublin BIC chief executive Michael Culligan said the Ireland Smart Tech Fund will primarily target companies in the business-to-business space.

A new €30 million seed venture fund for start-ups that is backed by a number of Irish tech veterans and several institutional investors is to launch i(...)

Eamonn Boland, Marie Bourke, Barry Lunn, Valerie Somers and Denver Humphrey of Arralis: the radar and wireless communications specialist raised €50 million in funding last year. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

More than half of Irish product-focused technology firms that obtained funding in 2017 were established during the last five years, new figures show. (...)

EY Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 winners Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney of NewsWhip at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Ireland awards. Photograph: Alan Betson

Content analytics firm NewsWhip has raised $6.4 million in funding as it prepares to expand its team and further develop its technologies. The compa(...)

Ludgate Digital Hub has awarded Digedu, which provides online courses to teach digital skills, a grant of €45,000 from its Seed Capital Fund of €450,000.

A leading entrepreneur involved in Ireland’s first rural digital hub has welcomed the decision by a new Irish IT company to move its operations from D(...)

EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 winners Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney of NewsWhip at the awards. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The founders of news monitoring company NewsWhip – Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney – have won top prize in the emerging category at the EY Entreprene(...)

HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan shortly before his Budget 2015 speech, at Government Buildings in Dublin, today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Cheann Comhairle,When the Government took office in March 2011 we set out a plan to regain control of Ireland’s fiscal and economic policies, to gro(...)

The company is also the first European firm that has been accepted into Irish headquartered PCH International’s accelerator programme. (...)