UN deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammad; ChangeX’s Niamh McKenna; Geraldine Byrne Nason, Irish ambassador to the UN; and ChangeX founder Paul O’Hara at a 2018 event. Photograph: Allen Kiely

Irish-headquartered social entrepreneurship platform ChangeX is seeking to raise $3 million (€2.7 million) as it plans to invest in bringing more idea(...)

The Pawcet, a drinking fountain for dogs. Quirky, the ambitious start-up that marketed the Pawcet and similar inventions, filed for bankruptcy. Photograph: via The New York Times

Quirky, an ambitious crowdsourced invention startup, which raised $185 million from investors that included General Electric and leading venture capit(...)

The automatic payment app that has generated the largest seed funding round in Silicon Valley history remains largely a mystery, but technology inside(...)