Members of the ChangeX team including founder and chief executive Paul O’Hara (second on left)

ChangeX, the Irish-headquartered social entrepreneurship platform which is backed by a number of high-profile investors, has raised €550,000 out of a (...)

MyTaxi driver Robert Walsh  in Dublin, one of  10,000  drivers using  the app in Ireland.

Hailo is to officially become MyTaxi and roll out a number of new services for users this week, in a move that will see customers in Ireland able to u(...)

Puppies do eventually grow up into dogs, who bring happiness and companionship to their owners. The same can’t be said of many acquisitions

SoundCloud is a bit like Twitter, and they’re both a lot like puppies. Adorable disasters that can’t easily be trained not to spoil your rug. Hear me(...)

An exhibitor stand at the Web Summit in Dublin in 2015:  the fundraising landcsape for start-ups is generally a hazardous strip of prickly land running between a rock and hard place . Photograph: Eric Luke

Investment into technology startups from corporate venture capital (CVCs) continues in a steady rise, as more established companies create venture arm(...)

Hailo chief executive Andrew Pinnington and Tim Arnold,  general manager for Ireland

Hailo has said it hopes to increase employee numbers in Ireland and to roll out additional services to users here following its all-share merger with (...)

ChangeX founder and chief executive Paul O’Hara and DFJ Esprit partner Brian Caulfield.

An Irish social entrepreneur has raised €400,000 from a number of high profile investors including Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield and A(...)

Music-streaming service Spotify is one of the few European tech companies which has become a global name – now a series of new venture funds has sprouted up in search of the next generation of European start-ups

As Europe’s tech companies such as Spotify, the music-streaming service, and King Digital, the maker of the Candy Crush franchise, have become global (...)

Eric Rosenfeld, a start-up executive, and Roy Bahat, head of Bloomberg Beta, a venture capital fund looking to stand out from the crowd. It is cultivating a group called Future Founders for people it has identified as likely investment opportunities. Photograph: James Cham via The New York Times

Eric Rosenfeld received a curious email this year explaining that he had been chosen to join a group called Future Founders. “The email came out of th(...)

Founder and chief executve of Storyful Mark Little: “The concept of having a market for global ideas is enormous. I am backing the jockey as well as the horse here.” Photograph: Sam Boal /Photocall Ireland

Three high-profile investors, including Mark Little, the chief executive of Storyful, and two veteran Silicon Valley venture capitalists, have decide(...)

SoundCloud is the ubiquitous wild child of the digital music world. Without paying artists or record companies, it lets people freely upload and strea(...)