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Helen McBreen of Atlantic Bridge, John Beckett of Channelsight, Patricia Scanlon of Soapbox Labs and Jonathan McCrea

Start-ups looking to raise capital should be prepared to hear that their baby is ugly, attendees at an event in Dublin were told on Wednesday. Speaki(...)

Former Enterprise Ireland CEO Frank Ryan, Oonagh Kearney and Siofra Flood of Swrve, and former minister for jobs, enterprise and innovation Richard Bruton   in May 2013.  File photograph: David Sleator

Dublin-based Swrve, a mobile and social marketing company, has closed a $25 million (€21 million) Series D funding round led by Summit Bridge Capital (...)

Act Venture Capital managing director John Flynn said there is currently a good funding environment in Ireland.

Irish tech firms are to gain a new source of funding with the European Investment Fund (EIF) announcing it is to plough €20 million into early- and e(...)

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund director Eugene O’Callaghan: fund is “acting as a major catalyst” for stimulating private sector investment in Irish businesses. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 10,000 houses are to be developed with the support of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF). The fund’s director Eugene O’Callaghan (...)

Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Trinity College Dublin and UCD have put their rivalry aside to collaborate on a new €60 million investment fund for high-potential start-ups. Speci(...)

IVCA director general Regina Breheny said that since the onset of the credit crunch in 2008, more than 1,200 Irish SMEs have raised venture capital of €2.6 billion

First-round seed funding activity in Ireland fell by 58 per cent between 2010 and 2105, according to new figures published by the Irish Venture Capita(...)

As smartphones become increasingly important, Swrve is helping to push the idea of a “mobile first” world. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

It’s hard to explain everything that Swrve does. The Irish-founded technology firm covers a lot of ground with its products, but at its simplest, it h(...)

The Irish sovereign wealth fund will continue to place money with asset managers as long as they offer Irish-focused funds and investment opportunities

Ireland’s sovereign wealth fund will pull several billion euro from global asset managers over the next five years as the Government tries to use the (...)

The 10-year jobs and enterprise strategy is aimed at ending the cycle of boom and bust and delivering sustainable, export-based jobs growth

The Government has announced a new plan to significantly boost employment levels over the next five years. Enterprise 2025 aims to create 221,300 addi(...)

Swrve was established by Havok co-founders Hugh Reynolds and Steve Collins in 2010

Dublin-based Swrve, a mobile and social marketing company, has announced plans to create 45 new high-tech jobs after closing a $30 million (€27.9m) fu(...)

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