Bobby Kerr

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Alan Foy of Venturewave Capital: ‘It’s very hands-off. I’m not spending hours trying to get The Edge to put in more money.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Alan Foy might be spending his lockdown days convincing celebrities such as Hollywood actor Liam Neeson and members of U2 to invest in his new €100 mi(...)

Dropchef founders: Ryan Scott, Roman Grogan and Sam O’Byrne

VentureWave Capital, which is behind a new €100 million fund for Irish technology companies, has announced its first investment, with €2 million going(...)

A new report warns that without State support within the next few months, the post network faces significant levels of unrestrained closures by the end of 2021.

The post office network will collapse if State support is not put in place urgently, a new report has found. The report, carried out by consultants G(...)

Stephen O’Sullivan: “The one thing I always live by is don’t ask anyone to do something that you wouldn’t do yourself”

ParcelDirect.ie was born out of a need Stephen O’Sullivan was seeing in his costumers – a more convenient and cost-effective way of sending packages. (...)

Bobby Kerr: The Newstalk radio host’s cheery unflappability belies his business nous and worldly experience.

As if the airwaves weren’t already full of former Dragon’s Den stars talking about the presidency, Sunday morning finds another alumnus of the TV show(...)

Pope Francis: the reaction is so muted that the closest thing to a wholehearted welcome comes from RTÉ’s resident religious sceptic, Ray D’Arcy. Photograph: Claudio Peri/Pool/AP Photo

The reaction on the airwaves to Wednesday’s confirmation that Pope Francis will visit Ireland in August once again underlines how much Irish society h(...)

 Bobby Kerr in his office on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin.  “I’ve sold out of Insomnia, but I won’t be sitting out at my home in Dún Laoghaire looking out into the sea. I’m going to be doing stuff.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Wednesday of this week had to be one of the most miserable days in a very, very long time. For many of us it was the second day back at work after the(...)

Insomnia founder Bobby Kerr and chief executive Harry O’Kelly.

Businessman Bobby Kerr is to leave Insomnia, the coffee chain he established 20 years ago, after selling his stake in the company to other shareholder(...)

Ellen Pao, author of Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change. Her book gives a ground-breaking account of discrimination against women and other minority groups in the tech world. Photograph: Bloomberg

Business books get a bad rap and with good justification in many cases. Too many are churned out and original thinking is a rare commodity. They form(...)

The rural post office is  a one-stop shop for confidential guidance about public services, postal needs or help with various financial transactions. Photograph:  Getty Images

This week finally saw positive efforts to address the existential risk to the post office network and the postal delivery system as we know it. Minist(...)

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