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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(...)

Founders Charles Bibby and Mark Cummins:  the Pointy app directs shoppers to where particular items are available locally, rather than pushing them towards ecommerce giants such as Amazon. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Irish retail tech firm Pointy has raised $12 million in funding as the company looks to accelerate its growth. The fresh funding comes following a $6(...)

Mark Cummins and Charles Bibby, cofounders of Pointy

Irish retail tech firm Pointy is to double its workforce to 50 by the end of the year as it targets overseas expansion. The company, which was found(...)

Maybe we’ll see a personal blogging resurgence on the back of WordPress’s new .blog domain

Dear millennials, once upon a time there was a platform known as a blog. Before humankind could SnapChat, tweet, YouTube or Instagram its every waking(...)

How to leverage digital and protect against cyber attacks will be the focus of attention for the PwC business forum taking place in Dublin tomorrow. F(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: This week filed a case against Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland, the Irish unit of Wordpress’s US owner Automattic. Photograph: Sara Freund

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-headquartered exploration company, is taking a unit of the company behind Wordpress, the world’s most popular b(...)

Pointy cofounders Charles Bibby and Mark Cummins  say shops worldwide have similar problems to the Irish retailers, which means their start-up can be scaled globally. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Sailing around the Mediterranean on a yacht, Charles Bibby received a phone call from his college friend Mark Cummins. Cummins had studied engi(...)

John and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California. Their digital currency will, unlike bitcoin, support traditional currencies such as dollars, sterling and the euro.

Irish-founded payments company Stripe has upped the ante in the battle to bring digital currency into mainstream use, investing $3 million in the laun(...)