John Hartnett

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SiSaf has created a revenue generating bio-courier technology branded as ProSilic

SiSaf, a Belfast biotechnology company, has closed a $4.3 million (€3.7 million) interim investment round to bring total fundraising to date to over $(...)

Total US foreign direct investment into Ireland topped €292 billion as of 2014 and any plans by the Trump administration to slow investment overseas would be a concern for Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be bringing far more than just a bowl of shamrock to the White House on Thursday for his St Patrick’s Day meeting with Dona(...)

The US issues 65,000 H-1B visas a year to US employers recruiting in speciality occupations. Between 2010 and 2015, more than 3,200 such visas were issued to Irish citizens. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Plans by US president Donald Trump to overhaul a work-visa programme that technology firms regularly use to hire tens of thousands of employees each (...)

The links to home are now sustained by software and silicon, lessening the need to substitute for them through tight-knit expat communities

The compact cemetery lies in serene opposition to the busy streets beyond its boundaries. There is a sense here of time standing still, with the sunl(...)

President Michael D Higgins expressed gratitude to the mayor of San José for the care shown to the survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins thanked the mayor of San José in California for the care shown to the survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse and their(...)

The Keenan Systems mixer. The company develops feeding machines, which are used by thousands of farmers from Canada to China, to give their livestock the optimal mix of food. The machines are connected to the cloud allowing for a real-time feed of information

Did you hear the one about the connected cow? It might seem like a joke, but thanks to advancements in big data, technology and the Internet of Things(...)

Eleven members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer  from International Consolidated Airlines Group to its shareholders and thus pave the way for a sale. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

Ultimately, 11 members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer for the company from International Consolidated Airlines G(...)

John Hartnett: fired  off a few home truths

John Hartnett, the effective lord mayor of the Irish-American tech glitterati, fired off a few home truths in the Doubletree hotel in Dublin on Wednes(...)

Silicon Valley 50: at the  event this week were (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett; ITLG chairman Craig Barrett; Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award; and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World Silicon Valley 50:  (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett, ITLG chairman Craig Barrett, Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award, and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World

Long before there was an Intel or an Apple, Ireland was building links to Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale – now best known as the home of Yahoo and Palm – w(...)

John Hartnett, president of ITLG; Dr Craig Barrett, Chairman, ITLG; Rob Leslie, chief executive, Sedicii Innovations and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World

Ireland is punching above its weight in Silicon Valley, but it needs to continue to focus on education and fostering entrepreneurship, especially a(...)

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