Bobby Healy

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Roomex co-founders Jack Donaghy and Karl Glennon

Irish travel software company Roomex has raised €8 million in a funding round led by Dublin and London-listed venture capital firm Draper Esprit. The (...)

Start Summit organiser Jamie White and Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys

“I’m hosting the event I wish was there for me when I was starting off,” is how entrepreneur Jamie White describes the inaugural Start Summit, a new o(...)

Likewhere’s Simon Dempsey: “Everyone now wants to find their own version of a city.”

Irish travel tech start-up Likewhere, whose backers include Realex Payments founder Colm Lyon, is looking to raise €800,000 as it seeks to capitalise (...)

CarTrawler chief technology officer Bobby Healy: “We’re already in 174 countries but there is still plenty of growth possible.”

Software group CarTrawler is not actively considering a stock market flotation at present. The Dublin-based company makes software used by airlines (...)

Brian Caulfield of Draper Esprit in Ireland warned that “if you are a company looking to raise private equity money, then you’d better have a China strategy in place”.

If there is one noticeable trend in tech funding of late, it is how much interest private equity firms are taking in software companies, particularly (...)

Coindrum recently reached a supply agreement with airport retailer Dufry, which operates 2,200 shops in 63 countries.

Coindrum, a start-up that instals machines at airports to enable travellers to swap unwanted foreign coins for retail vouchers, is close to signing n(...)

Lucas Decker (left), founder of Coindrum, has developed a way in which travellers can use leftover foreign loose change by exchanging it for duty-free shopping vouchers.

One of the great frustrations of overseas travel is the loose change in foreign currencies that builds up over time. You can’t change it in a bank whe(...)

David Paterson with Bobby Healy and Mike McGearty of CarTrawler at the announcement of their deal with BC Partners. Photograph:  Jason Clarke Photography

CarTrawler has become yet another Irish firm to notch up a big figure, when investment firm BC Partners bought a majority stake in the f(...)