A protester in  a pill-shaped costume demonstrates against Bayer’s takeover of Monsanto by German chemicals firm Bayer outside the World Conference Centre  in Bonn. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

In numbers: Goodbye, Monsanto €54 billion Sale price on Monsanto, the controversial US pesticides maker synonymous with GM food, to German chemicals (...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe (left) with borther John Collison, president and co-founder. “The internet economy is so vast and so much smaller than it will be,” said Patrick Collison.

With only 5 per cent of global commerce taking place online at present there is still a huge growth opportunity for payments firm Stripe, according to(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison. Lobbying returns for January-April show John Collison met Taoiseach Leo Varadkar “to discuss technology policy”. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Tech companies Stripe and Amazon separately met Government Ministers earlier this year to discuss housing policy ahead of the planned growth of their (...)

FenuHealth co-founders Annie Madden and Kate Madden set up a successful equine health company built on work done as  students taking part in the Young Scientist competition.

Are entrepreneurs natural-born business people who somehow know how to handle office politics, coax funders out of the bushes, deal with finance and b(...)

John  and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe. The company is valued at $9.2 billion

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has acquired a payments firm that previou(...)

Michael O’Leary of Ryanair has become Ireland’s newest billionaire, according to Forbes. Photograph: Collins

High-flying Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has become Ireland’s latest billionaire, earning himself a place on Forbes’s annual billionaire ra(...)

Monzo said it had no immediate plans to open an office in Ireland, although it hasn’t ruled out doing so in the future, depending on how Brexit works out

Monzo, a UK-headquartered digital-only bank that has raised more than £100 million (€112 million) from investors that include Stripe, has obtained pas(...)

Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, who founded the successful San Francisco-headquartered online payments business Stripe.

French sports retail powerhouse Decathlon is set to explode out of the starting blocks in Ireland. The family-owned company is planning nine stores ac(...)

Stripe chief executive Patrick Collison: “We have a great national strength in being outward-looking.” Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, is to open an engineering hub in Dublin (...)

Stripe was established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison has ended support for bitcoin payments. The (...)

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