Dr Sinéad Bleiel, AnaBio Technologies

The last four of eight nominees in the Emerging category of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition are profiled this week. The awards are run in (...)

Pharmapod founder and chief executive Leonora O’Brien

Pharmapod, an Irish software company that has developed a cloud-based platform to reduce medication errors for patients, is near to closing a €3.5 mil(...)

Leonora O’Brien, chief executive of PharmaPod, the first of this year’s 24 finalists to be notified by Roger Wallace, partner lead for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The shortlist for the 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced with 24 finalists selected across three categories. They were chosen(...)

Leonora O’Brien said she established Pharmapod as she felt compelled to dedicate her career to the issue of resolving medication errors. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Pharmapod, an Irish software company that has developed a cloud-based platform to reduce medication errors for patients, has secured three million Can(...)

Amphibia’s  Adrian McGreevy: “Times are still tough and it’s about hanging in there until we can build scale.”

Amphibia sports Adrian McGreevy launched Amphibia sports in 2010 and while his business is growing steadily, he is still not making money from it. (...)

Pharmapod founder Leonora O’Brien: she will be  speaking at a start-up event organised by the DCU Ryan Academy and Global Invest Her

One of the biggest challenges for female entrepreneurs at early stage business is access to funding, with men 70 per cent more likely to gain access t(...)

The gender gap in tech is not only a missed opportunity for women, but for businesses as well

A skills shortage in the technology industry is looming, both here and abroad, with the number of predicted job vacancies growing and concern mount(...)

NDRC chief executive Ben Hurley said the aim of the FutureHealth open event is to work with academic researchers across Ireland to move their technology out of the academic lab or clinic into the commercial world

The potential for disruptive innovation in health will be among the topics discussed at a National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) FutureHealth open e(...)

John Griffin and Griffin Parry of Gamesparks pitching to potential investors in  Dublin last week. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Pitches to angel investors – those individuals willing to shell out money in exchange for equity in an early start-up – are becoming part and parcel o(...)

Pharmapod founder Leonora O’Brien will travel to France for the final round of the competition.

Irish startup Pharmapod has been named as a finalist in an international business competition. The company, which offers a cloud-based application to(...)