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Brian Halligan co-founder of Hubspot: ‘The supply and demand for employees is really out of whack these days; if you’re an engineer, you get 50 job offers’

“Founders are overrated,” Brian Halligan, co-founder of Hubspot, laughs. “If I left tomorrow Hubspot would be fine. We have lots of good talent; they (...)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. He and co-CEO  Keith Block have been chasing new markets to reach an annual revenue goal of $26bn  to $28bn   by  fiscal year 2023

Salesforce has agreed to buy Tableau Software in an all-stock deal valued at $15.3 billion (€13.6bn) in a major bid to build its analytics offering. (...)

Dr Elaine Sullivan, chief executive of Carrick Therapeutics. Photograph: Dave Meehan

From groundbreaking deals to promising funding rounds, the winners for October, November and December of this year’s Irish Times Business Person of th(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  in the Congress Hall during the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph:  EPA/Gian Ehrenzeller

As US president Donald Trump and senior White House officials stayed away from the World Economic Forum (WEF) this week due to a partial government sh(...)

An artist’s impression of the new Salesforce Tower in Dublin’s Spencer Dock, which is being developed by Johnny Ronan and US investment group Colony Capital

Software company Salesforce has confirmed plans to create 1,500 new jobs for Dublin over the next five years. The move comes as the tech giant said i(...)

Software company Salesforce. com is planning to add as many as 1,500 jobs in Ireland, according to a person familiar with the matter. The San Francis(...)

Chris McClelland, Jonny Campbell, Ali Sisk and Kieran Graham, the co-founders and creators of Brewbot, in the company’s workshop in Portadown, Co Armagh. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos for The New York Times

One of Northern Ireland’s best-known tech entrepreneurs, Chris McClelland, has been appointed to run the IgniteNI accelerator programme for start-ups (...)

Dr Nora Khaldi founded Nuritas in 2014 and this funding makes it the first Irish biotech company to be backed by the EIB.

Dr Nora Khaldi, founder and chief science officer of Dublin biotechnology company Nuritas, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the M(...)

Bill Gates uses a jar of human faeces as a prop at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing: poor sanitation kills half a million children under the age of five annually. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

The week in numbers: Amazonian affairs 240 US cities that initially responded, with much enthusiasm, to Amazon’s 2017 call for pitches for the honou(...)

Voters cast their midterm election ballots at the Santa Ana Methodist Church in Santa Ana, California, U.S. November 6, 2018.  REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

It’s not all about red v blue. In dozens of states, US voters cast ballots on Tuesday on issues ranging from voting rights and climate change to gun c(...)

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