Overall, some €707 million was raised by 243 companies last year, as against €950 million for 223 companies in 2018. Photograph: iStock

Start-ups who are in the process of raising funds shouldn’t spend too much time haggling over terms but should try to close as soon as possible given (...)

Dr Darragh Whelan, Dr Martin O’Reilly, and Julian Eberle of Output Sports  with Leinster Rugby players Dan Leavy and Adam Byrne.

Sports tech start-up Output Sports has closed a €1.3 million seed funding round with Leinster Rugby players Adam Byrne and Dan Leavy among the backers(...)

Chef Dylan McGrath pictured at his Shelbourne Social restaurant in Dublin 4. The Sunday Times has reported that the Mercantile pub group is in talks about investing in  McGrath’s businesses. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Credit card giant Mastercard will announce plans on Monday to more than treble its Irish workforce to 1,700, The Sunday Times reported. The newspaper(...)

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(...)

Prof Ruth Maher, inventor of a non invasive home treatment for stress urinary incontinence called Innovo, holding an ultrasound showing the impact of her device on the pelvic floor. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Life could have been quite different for Ruth Maher. She might now be edging toward retirement from the Electricity Supply Board (ESB). Instead, she c(...)

Prof John Byrne, known as the ‘father of computing’ in Ireland. The school of computer science and statistics at Trinity College Dublin, which he set up,  this year marks its 50th anniversary

TK Whitaker may be known as the man who made modern Ireland, but the highly respected civil servant wasn’t the only person who helped make the State w(...)

Tech entrepreneur Brian Caulfield, who leads the recently-formed lobby group Scale Ireland

Budget 2020 is “possibly the most positive budget from a start-up/scale-up perspective in a generation”, according to tech veteran Brian Caulfield, wh(...)

Scale Ireland chairman Brian Caulfield said backing start-ups was particularly critical right now given global economic uncertainty. Photograph: David Sleator

The State should double down on supports for entrepreneurs in the forthcoming budget, a new lobby group has said. Scale Ireland, which is backed by (...)

A street with a pedestrian crossing near Vienna Hofburg Imperial Palace. Photograph: iStock

Allowing unlimited public transport at a cost of €365 per person per year is one of the big contributory factors in Vienna regularly being ranked as t(...)

Shay Garvey. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shay Garvey has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of The Irish Times DAC. Mr Garvey is a co-founder of Frontline Ventures, an e(...)

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