Julian Seymour, syndicates manager; Sarah Cagney, communications and  relationship manager; and John Phelan, national director of  the Halo Business Angel Network  (HBAN) which plans to increase the amount invested in Irish start-ups to €25 million by 2020. Photograph: Mark Stedman

A push is on to double the number of angel investors in Ireland with the aim of increasing the amount going into Irish start-ups to €25 million a yea(...)

Up to 96 per cent of businesses are without a Brexit plan. Photograph: iStock

The imminent departure of the UK from the EU leaves businesses on both sides of the Northern Ireland border trying to figure out exactly what that wil(...)

A trove of 13.4 million records exposes ties between Russia and US President Donald Trump’s billionaire commerce secretary, the secret dealings of Can(...)

Despite the uncertainty of Brexit, the InterTrade Ireland report suggests cross-Border trade is thriving

With less than two years to go to Brexit, an overwhelming 95 per cent of businesses in Ireland are still not actively planning for the event, accordin(...)

Richard Branson and Rosanne Longmore of Coroflo with the breastfeeding device: the start-up plans to launch its device in Ireland  in the third quarter of 2018. Photograph:  Jonathan Syer

Coroflo, a Dublin-based medtech firm that has developed what it claims is the world’s first accurate breastfeeding monitor, has been valued at €4 mill(...)

AventaMed co-founder John Vaughan, chairman Jack Cashman, co-founder and CEO Olive O’Driscoll and Bruce Clibborn of HBAN Boole Investment Syndicate. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

AventaMed, a Cork-based medtech firm focused on simplifying surgical procedures, has secured a €1.8 million investment to enable the company to attain(...)

UK Brexit secretary David Davis and European Commission chief negotiator Michel Barnier at a joint press conference last week.

A failure by the British government and European Union officials to achieve progress in Brexit negotiations makes it even more crucial that measures t(...)

Figures from the Department of Enterprise show staff levels at the agency have dropped consistently over the past six years

The agency responsible for cross-Border trade has had its funding reduced for each of the past six years in a row and is “just about able” to carry ou(...)

Businesses are in the unenviable position of trying to work on contingency planning at a time when the UK is still stumbling its way into negotiations with Brussels. Photograph: Alan Betson

“We’re back to Donald Rumsfeld’s known unknowns,” says Frank Kelly, chairman of Bookselling Ireland, of the possible longer-term consequences of Brexi(...)

SiriusXT chief executive Tony McEnroe: been named as Enterprise Ireland’s high potential start-up founder of the year

Tony McEnroe, chief executive of SiriusXT, a spin-out company from UCD, has been named as Enterprise Ireland’s high potential start-up founder of the (...)

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