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The US issues 65,000 H-1B visas a year to US employers recruiting in speciality occupations. Between 2010 and 2015, more than 3,200 such visas were issued to Irish citizens. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Plans by US president Donald Trump to overhaul a work-visa programme that technology firms regularly use to hire tens of thousands of employees each (...)

Stripe cofounders Patrick and John Collison: The company offers payment processing services for online and mobile transactions.

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, saw turnover rise by 65 per cent at its Dubl(...)

Stripe cofounders John and Patrick Collison: They set up the company with the goal of making it easier for websites to accept payments.

Payments company Stripe has raised $150 million in its latest funding round, valuing the company founded by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collis(...)

 Facebook chief executive once declared that young people are smarter.  Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

When do you pass your hire-by date? Steven Levy, who writes the terrific Backchannel blog on technology, reckons that once you’re over 40 you’ve hit o(...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive of Stripe, Hideo Shimada, chairman of Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company, and Daniel Heffernan, head of Stripe’s Japanese operations

Stripe, the payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison in 2009, has officially opened for business in Japan and said the(...)

 Treasury Building on Lower Grand Canal Street, Dublin: located in an area with an influx of international companies such as Google, Twitter, Facebook, Accenture and Stripe.  Photograph: Eric Luke

An unusual investment opportunity involving one of Dublin’s best-known office buildings is to be unveiled later this week by agents CBRE when they off(...)

Brothers John and Stephen Quinn are seeing 100,000 jobseekers per month sign up to their recruitment firm Jobbio.

Hiring marketplace Jobbio has raised €5 million in funding as it continues to fund its international expansion. The company, founded in 2014 by brot(...)

Gary and Paul O’Donovan celebrate winning silver. Photograph: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The internet has gone mad for two rowing Irish brothers – that’s rowing as in boats, not bickering – and their unpretentious, down-to-earth banter. S(...)

John Collison, co-founder and president of Stripe: it now supports credit card payments in 139 different currencies. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Payments firm Stripe is launching a new product aimed at start-up online marketplaces hoping to be the next Airbnb or Uber. The new product, Stripe C(...)

Manny Stul, the man behind Australia’s Moose Toys, was born in a refugee camp after the war.

An Australian toy designer and innovator, who started life in a refugee camp, has been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2016. Manny Stul, joint (...)

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