Female-founded companies raised €59.3 million during the six months under review. Photograph: iStock

Funding for female founders of tech start-ups in the Republic stagnated during the first half of the year even as there was a surge in investment lev(...)

Anne Heraty, the Edge, Elaine Coughlan, and Mark Roden at the launch of Endeavor Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Not everyone would see the immediate similarities between a rock star and a businessperson, but U2’s the Edge does. “I think of every rock’n’roll ban(...)

PCH’s Liam Casey says if US companies  put more resources in Ireland, people become more qualified and skilled.

Liam Casey, founder of $1 billion turnover PCH International, has said Ireland’s knowledge boxes will create an “environment focused on innovation”. (...)

Liam Casey: due to chat with Will Prendergast

In something of a warm-up for the Web Summit, there will be big bucks in the room when the Kauffman Fellows European Venture Capital Summit arrives in(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore  with Raymond Yang, managing director of WestSummit Capital, and Elaine Coughlan, a general partner with Atlantic Bridge, at yesterday’s National Pension Reserve Fund announcement. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Mark Paul, Business Affairs CorrespondentSummit Bridge Capital, a new $100 million joint-venture investment fund between Ireland and China, is aiming (...)