Tech entrepreneur Pat Phelan: “We couldn’t find enough opportunities even though we looked at 114 start-ups.”

Enterprise Ireland (EI) has come under fire from serial tech entrepreneur Pat Phelan for spending millions on seeding foreign start-ups and assisting (...)

Alan Farrelly and Brian O’Rourke: “we have just signed our first major client in the UK which involves a fleet of 8,500 buses”

The humble bus has been around a long time – since 1895 in motorised form, according to Mercedes-Benz, which claims bragging rights to the first motor(...)

 Katerina Duke, founder of  Áine NutriScience: “Our system makes feeding simple, accessible, interactive, comprehensive, and reflective of an individual farm’s needs, conditions and requirements.”

 The inspiration for Katerina Duke’s start-up company, Áine NutriScience, came from her mother, Anna, a retired professor of animal nutrition and(...)

Older entrepreneurs may not have the raw energy of youth, but they can often work smarter because of their life and work experience. Photograph: iStock

John O’Callaghan started his first business in catering equipment distribution in his 50s. Twentysomething years later, he is on the brink of launchin(...)

The winner of the One2Watch competition will be given the opportunity to pitch their idea to 1,200 attendees at the forthcoming FutureScope conference in Dublin

Four Irish start-ups have been selected to fight it out in a competition to find the country’s most scalable business idea. The winner of the One2Wat(...)

Niamh Collins: “There’s a huge openness within female-only groups that you don’t get with mixed groups.”

Niamh Collins is programme director of the Female High Fliers accelerator at the DCU Ryan Academy. She is also involved with Illuminate, the female-on(...)

Clockwise: Helen Dixon, Ruth Negga, Maeve Higgins, Marian Keyes, Sharon Horgan

Business & entrepreneurship Ciara Donlon Entrepreneur and CEO, Theya Healthcare It has been a rollercoaster three years for Ciara Donlon(...)

Jill Stout: “Not being able to cook can lead to problems later, including a dependence on  fast food.”
New Innovators: Cookit Kids

It can be difficult to drag today’s tech dependent children away from their tablets and video games, but that’s exactly what Jill Stout is aiming to d(...)

The Mill Enterprise Centre: within a few months of opening, it was home to 15 companies in sectors from gaming and social media to financial services and engineering and was rapidly running out of space.

In May 2014 the doors opened at The Mill, Drogheda’s purpose-built enterprise centre on the Newtown Link Road. What makes it somewhat different to oth(...)

Winners: Pamela Newenham of GirlCrew, Luuv’s Tim Kirchner  and Michael O’Dwyer of SwiftComply  at the Startup Europe Summit in Berlin. Photograph: Ralf Rühmeier

Irish start-ups SwiftComply and GirlCrew took silver and bronze respectively at the Startup Europe Summit pitching competition in Berlin. The competi(...)

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