DBIC Ventures managing partner Richard Watson and Evercam chief executive Marco Herbst.

Evercam, a company that supplies time-lapse and project-management cameras to the construction sector, is to create 50 new roles after securing €600,(...)

A 2019 photograph of the Dublin Tech Summit in the RDS in Dublin. This year’s festival has been postponed following advice in relation to the coronavirus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A number of major tech-focused conferences due to take place in Dublin in the coming months have been postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus. (...)

‘One project is looking at detecting greenwashing by using AI,’ notes  Dr Ruth Freeman. ‘The aim is to develop technology which can analyse sustainability claims and verify them.’

Foetal health, maternal wellbeing, zero-electricity cooling technology and AI-powered home-appliance recycling. These are just a few of the research p(...)

Heather Humphreys, Minister for Innovation; Donnchadh Cullinan, growth capital manager at Enterprise Ireland; Michael Culligan, chief executive of Dublin Business Innovation Centre,  and Richard Watson, managing partner at DBIC Ventures

A new multimillion euro early-stage fund for technology companies that is backed by a number of Irish tech veterans and several institutional investor(...)

Dublin BIC chief executive Michael Culligan said the Ireland Smart Tech Fund will primarily target companies in the business-to-business space.

A new €30 million seed venture fund for start-ups that is backed by a number of Irish tech veterans and several institutional investors is to launch i(...)

Dublin’s Guinness Enterprise Centre where more than 500 people work

The Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC), a not-for-profit co-working space located in the Liberties area of Dublin, has won out over 1,300 similar ventur(...)

Space@DublinBIC, which has capacity for more than 200 people, promises an affordable office solution for budding entrepreneurs, freelances and start-ups.

It wasn’t that long ago that start-ups were starved for office space in Ireland with few options outside of the long-established Fumbally Exchange in (...)

Pádraig Doolan: “If I got involved with another start-up it wouldn’t be at the very early stage because I’d need a salary.”

It’s an Irish thing. We don’t handle business failure well. Unlike the US where the effervescent start-up culture accepts failure and urges people to (...)

SiverCloud Health founder and chief executive Ken Cahill

SilverCloud Health, an Irish technology firm that provides online therapy and wellness programmes, has raised $8.1 million (€7.57 million) in a Series(...)

HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

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