iCabbi’s leadership team: Business development director Niall Prenty, back row left, Michael Tope, managing director, technical director and co-founder Niall O’Callaghan, front left, Gavan Walsh, co-founder chief executive, and Bob Nixon, sales director and co-founder. Photograph: Conor McCabe

A subsidiary of French car maker Renault has taken a 75 per cent stake in iCabbi, an Irish company that specialises in cloud-based taxi dispatch servi(...)

Gavan Walsh of iCabbi: “We never experienced the negative effects of the downturn.” Photograph: Richie Stokes

Entrepreneurship runs in the Walsh family. Gavan Walsh, founder of iCabbi, grew up working in the family business, Irish School of Motoring. He has su(...)

Karl Walsh: "We had the foresight to change our company considerably with the times."

The petrol crisis of the 1970s left the Irish School of Motoring on the brink of closure. A substantial oil shortage as a result of tensions in the Mi(...)