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Patch participants Sam Enright and Dylan Cuskelly in discussion with mentor and serial entrepreneur, Brian Caulfield. in  Dogpatch Labs.

When you hear the word “accelerator” you think of hothoused young companies, furiously working away on their products and services to get them to a po(...)

Recently filed documents show Storyful received €4 million in fresh equity from News Corp last week. This is in addition to the €5.5 million cash injection it got earlier this year

Loss-making media company Storyful received a €4 million cash injection from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp earlier this month, bringing the total amount (...)

RTÉ Headquarters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Good morning. Days after the death of Gay Byrne, the dominant and outstanding figure in its history, RTÉ outlined overnight the measures it will have(...)

Former RTÉ journalist  Mark Little, founder of Kinzen, which secured the funding from a company called DK Investment LLC. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Kinzen, the digital news venture established by former RTÉ journalist and Storyful founder Mark Little, appears to have raised €500,000 in investment.(...)

Storyful was founded by former RTÉ journalist Mark Little in 2010 and subsequently acquired in a deal valued at €18 million by News Corp in 2013

Loss-making Storyful received a €5.5 million cash injection from News Corp last month, bringing the total amount provided by its parent to almost €30 (...)

Mark Little:  was an RTÉ journalist and current affairs presenter before leaving to set up Storyful, which he sold to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for €18 million in 2013. He served as an executive at Twitter.

Mark Little’s digital news venture Neva Labs has been renamed Kinzen and is inviting people to test pre-release versions of its app before its officia(...)

By the time puberty strikes, girls are already playing down their ambitions, frightened to fail, or to be seen as “pushy”, “bossy” or a “show off”. Illustration: Getty Images

For women, ambition is sometimes seen as a dirty word. The rationale seems to go that it’s one thing to have success foisted upon you; it is another, (...)

Newly filed documents show Twitter International Limited, which is headquartered in Dublin, surpassed €700 million in revenues in 2017

Staff costs at Twitter’s main Irish subsidiary fell by almost a third in 2017 following the introduction of a cost-cutting plan a year earlier that sa(...)

Only 28% of Irish people understand how Facebook determines which news stories to show users. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Less than a third of Irish people understand how Facebook’s algorithms determine which news stories they see, research by the Reuters Institute for th(...)

Housing completions are two-thirds below official estimates, according to a new report from Goodbody

Housing completionsare two-thirds below official estimates, according to a new report from Goodbody. It shows that while the number of houses being bu(...)

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