Founders Charles Bibby and Mark Cummins:  the Pointy app directs shoppers to where particular items are available locally, rather than pushing them towards ecommerce giants such as Amazon. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Irish retail tech firm Pointy has raised $12 million in funding as the company looks to accelerate its growth. The fresh funding comes following a $6(...)

Irish rugby starJamie Heaslip with co-founders Mark Cummins (left) and Charles Bibby. Picture Andres Poveda

Irish tech start up Pointy has secured $6 million in funding from a number of investors that include Irish rugby star Jamie Heaslip. The company, wh(...)