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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 (...)

Patrick and John Collison: “It was our first marketing campaign: trying to convince our parents to get a proper internet connection”

Walk into Stripe’s head office in a refurbished luggage factory in the Mission District of San Francisco and you will find staff bicycles leaning aga(...)

Architect’s impression of new Sharp Building on  Hogan Place, Dublin 2

Another Dublin city centre office block is to be demolished and replaced by a new-generation building designed to have a particular appeal as a top-of(...)

“A festival of faces”: traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle / Bloomberg
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Image of the week: Tough trades The New York Stock Exchange floor is a festival of facial expressions, even if many of them represent the different s(...)

Ireland is  seen as a possible fintech hub with Deloitte last year forecasting that as many as 5,000 related-jobs could be created here over the next five years

Start-ups working in the financial services sector have a greater trust credibility gap to overcome than most early-stage companies, delegates at a co(...)

Commercial buildings in Dublin’s docklands Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Headline rents in the Dublin office sector rose by 22 per cent last year and closed the year at €55 per sq foot, according to an analysis by commercia(...)

Patrick Collison, co-founder and CEO at Stripe, delivers at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where the firm announced its new Stripe Atlas service for start-ups

Payments company Stripe unveiled a new service that is designed to make setting up a company in the US easier. Cofounder and chief executive Patrick(...)

Mobile World Congress: will host some of the world’s largest communication firms, with many unveiling phones and gadgets. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Almost 100,000 people are expected to attend Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, with companies such as Samsung, LG and Sony due to unveil t(...)

 John Collison of Stripe speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin: the mobile payments  firm is moving into a Dublin’s docklands building. Photograph: Eric Luke

It almost passed by unnoticed on Christmas Eve, but Stripe, the mobile payments business founded by those young turk Collison brothers from Limerick,(...)

Gar Coen: “When you live so close to Silicon Valley, you’re in the middle of a tech bubble, so it’s easy to get caught up in the hype.”
The gift of presents for expats
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  • December 18, 2015, 10:00

The expansion of the tech industry has been a double-edged sword for Gar Coen. After spending his school holidays working with Goodbody, he realised h(...)

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