Mark Cummins

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The $400 million (€369 million) acquisition of Irish chipmaker Decawave by Apple supplier Qorvo in late January is the largest European exit of the year so far

The sale of two Irish technology companies represented the biggest exits across Europe during the first quarter, new data shows. Overall, European ex(...)

Pictured in March at the original launch of The Irish Times Business Awards 2020, in association with KPMG, were Séamus Hand, Managing Partner KPMG, Liam Kavanagh, The Irish Times Managing Director, and Breege O’Donoghue, winner of the Distinguished Leader in Business award in 2019. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The Irish Times Business Awards, in association with KPMG, will now be held in early September in the Mansion House in Dublin. The third annual award(...)

Seamus Hand, managing partner of KPMG; Liam Kavanagh, managing director of The Irish Times; and Breege O’Donoghue, who last year won the Top 1000 Distinguished Leader in Business award. Photograph: Conor McCabe

The Irish Times Business awards 2020 will be held on Wednesday, May 13th, in the Mansion House, Dublin. This year will mark the third year of the Busi(...)

Pointy is Google’s fourth acquisition in Ireland over the past decade

Mark Cummins and Charles Bibby, the founders of Irish technology company Pointy, have been chosen as The Irish Times Business People of the Month for (...)

Mark Cummins, co-founder Pointy. Google has only moved to acquire four Irish businesses to date out of more than 230 worldwide. Photograph:  David Fitzgerald/Web Summit via Sportsfile

Google’s purchase of retail technology start-up Pointy is noteworthy. For all its acquisitive tendencies, Google has only moved to acquire four Irish (...)

Pointy co-founders Mark Cummins and Charles Bibby.

It was after a party at which Mark Cummins (36) was enjoying a craft beer bought from a nearby supermarket where the entrepreneur got the idea for Poi(...)

Pointy co-founders Mark Cummins  and Charles Bibby: established the company in 2014 and will share $80 million-plus  for their 51 per cent stake in the business.

Google has paid a reported $160 million (€144 million) for Dublin tech firm Pointy that will deliver an $80 million-plus payday for the company’s foun(...)

Pointy co-founders Mark Cummins  and Charles Bibby: established the company in 2014 and will share $80 million-plus  for their 51 per cent stake in the business.

Google has paid a reported $160 million to acquire Irish retail tech company Pointy. The takeout means a spectacular return for founders Mark Cummin(...)

Pointy co-founders, Mark Cummins (left) and Charles Bibby with rugby star and investor Jamie Heaslip.

Talbots Toyland used to buy full-page newspaper ads during the holiday shopping season and hope for the best. Now the San Mateo, California, store is (...)

Peter O Malley and Galen Lowney. They founded Advisable.com in 2017

Irish-founded firm Advisable. com has won backing from Web Summit cofounder Paddy Cosgrave and former Paddy Power Betfair chief Breon Corcoran in its (...)

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