Draper Esprit is led in Dublin by Nicola McClafferty

Dublin and London-based venture capital fund Draper Esprit has teamed up with Barclays Bank to back the London-headquartered payments start-up Form3. (...)

Air Berlin’s assets include about 140 leased aircraft and valuable take-off and landing slots in Germany. Photograph: Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

The European Commission on Monday approved a German bridging loan for Air Berlin that will keep the insolvent airline operational while it tries to fi(...)