Alex Hobbs

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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(...)

Alex Hobbs, chairman and Sarah-Jane Larkin, director general, Irish Venture Capital Association. The IVCA has urged the Government to act following weak investment figures. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography

Venture capital funding into Irish tech firms fell by 9 per cent in the first half of 2018, the first time that the funding has fallen since 2011. Th(...)