Mark Roden

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Preparing for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland: The climate crisis and sustainability are shaping up to dominate the event this year. Photograph: Denis Balibouse

European commissioner for trade Phil Hogan has stepped in to address business leaders attending IDA Ireland’s annual dinner at Davos this week, as the(...)

Ding founder Mark Roden, who is gearing the company up for a major expansion in its workforce and services. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ding, the global mobile phone top-up platform founded by Irish entrepreneur Mark Roden, has beefed up its management team including hiring a top huma(...)

Paddy Cosgrave, CEO and co-founder of Web Summit (centre right) at the  official opening ceremony of the 2019 Web Summit  in Lisbon. Photograph: EPA/MIGUEL A. LOPES

There is a madness to Web Summit that is difficult to convey to the uninitiated. It’s like a cacophonous 19th century carnival, but in 21st century cl(...)

The organisers of the four-day event, which is being held in the Portuguese capital for the fourth year since it left Ireland, say almost 70,500 delegates are expected this week at the Altice Arena and FIL

Web Summit, the global technology conference co-founded by Irish businessman Paddy Cosgrave, will kick off in Lisbon later on Monday evening. The org(...)

Flender  chief executive Kristjan Koik

Peer-to-peer lending company Flender has secured a new €75 million funding line to provide loans to Irish businesses. Flender, whose backers include (...)

Ding chief executive Mark Roden: technology companies have is they “can’t get enough good talent”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish-based mobile top-up company Ding is to open an office in London and increase its staff numbers “significantly” at its Dublin office as it contin(...)

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(...)

 Vodafone chief Nick Read (right) and Director General of GSMA Mats Granryd take part in a conference on the opening day of the Mobile World Congress   in Barcelona. Photograph: Alberto Estevez/EPA

It can be easy to get caught up in the madness of Mobile World Congress (MWC) and its promise of a beautiful tomorrow. If you want to see what the fu(...)

Paul Hamilton of JCDecaux,  Declan Burke of  Ding.com and Margot Slattery of Sodexo. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran

Outdoor advertiser JCDecaux, services group Sodexo and mobile top-up platform Ding. com emerged as winners of the 2018 Ireland-France Business Awards (...)

Former Ireland rugby international Jamie Heaslip is among Flender’s backers. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin-headquartered peer-to-peer lender Flender, whose backers include former Ireland rugby international Jamie Heaslip, has raised €10 million to le(...)

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