Funding for start-ups in the €1 million to €5 million range, fell by a whopping 44 per cent in the first quarter of the year.

Few if any businesses haven’t been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. With so many affected, it’s no easy task for the Government to save them all. (...)

Deals under €1 million were down 39 per cent in the quarter to €8.4 million, with the number falling from 36 to 22.

New figures show that venture-capital funding for start-ups sharply declined even before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold locally. The Irish Venture C(...)

While funding for tech companies in the Republic has slowed down since the onset of the crisis, it hasn’t dried up completely.

In a perfect world this would be a time of celebration for the Irish tech sector. With a number of high-profile deals for indigenous companies since t(...)

The study shows there was a 115 per cent increase in the amount of capital raised by SMEs between 2016 and 2018 versus the previous three years

Incentives offered to entrepreneurs in other European countries are overtaking those provided here, according to a new report, which urges the State t(...)

Software accounted for 34 per cent of funding in the third quarter. Photograph: iStock

Venture capital funding into Irish companies fell sharply in the third quarter, but is up by 3.7 per cent to €566 million for the first nine months of(...)

Tech entrepreneur Brian Caulfield, who leads the recently-formed lobby group Scale Ireland

Budget 2020 is “possibly the most positive budget from a start-up/scale-up perspective in a generation”, according to tech veteran Brian Caulfield, wh(...)

Only 12 companies raised more than €10 million last year, new figures show. Photograph: Getty Images

The amount of money raised by Irish technology companies fell by a quarter last year, dropping from €994 million to €740 million, new figures show. A(...)

The Irish Venture Capital Association    survey showed a pattern of decline, with investment falling by 33 per cent in the first nine months of the year to €546 million.   Photograph: Getty Images

Venture capital funding fell significantly in the third quarter of the year, decreasing by 47 per cent to €170 million, according to the latest report(...)

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(...)

Seroba managing partner Peter Sandys

Irish venture capital firm Seroba Life Sciences stands to make a return of up to €100 million following the recent sale of a company it invested in ju(...)

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