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One Building on Lower Grand Canal Street, Stripe’s European HQ, will be sold for nearly €50m to an international investor

The sale of the European headquarters of Stripe at the One Building on Dublin’s Lower Grand Canal Street has been agreed in an off-market transaction (...)

Declan Ganley of Rivada at home in Galway. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish arm of Declan Ganley’s communications technology company, Rivada Networks, increased its accumulated losses last year by €300,000 to €1.3 mi(...)

Patrick Collison, chief executive and co-founder, with his brother  John, of Stripe. He said the company would use the new funds to accelerate its international growth, particularly in Asia.

Stripe, the online payments company founded by the Limerick-born Collison brothers, has raised $245 million in a new funding round. The latest invest(...)

Canada is to legalise medicinal cannabis next month. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

Like volatility? Then forget cryptocurrencies and get into cannabis stocks. Canada is to legalise medicinal cannabis next month, a move that has trigg(...)

Almost $6.5 billion (€5.6 billion) worth of Tilray shares traded hands on US exchanges on Wednesday, second only to Amazon’s $7.6 billion - a stock almost 47 times the size of Tilray’s $20 billion market valuation

In perhaps the wildest day yet for the nascent legal cannabis trade, shares in Tilray took a ride reminiscent of the Bitcoin craze and even the height(...)

A report by the Economist in 2017 found New Zealand had the most unaffordable house prices in the world. Photograph: Mark Coote/Bloomberg

The New Zealand government has banned the sale of existing homes to foreign buyers, saying New Zealanders were sick of being “tenants in our own land”(...)

Stripe co-founders Patrick and John Collison

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has introduced a new partner programme. (...)

Mark Zuckerberg controls more than 51 per cent of Facebook votes,  despite owning only about 14% of the company.   Photograph: Bloomberg

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg faced a significant rebellion from ordinary shareholders, with more than a quarter voting against their(...)

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(...)

Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of Tesla stock after the company’s chief executive, Elon Musk, ignored questions from two analysts during the recent earnings conference call. Photograph: VCG/VCG via Getty Images

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has long been lauded as a visionary, but investors in the electric car maker have endured a torrid time lately, with m(...)

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