Life sciences accounted for more than a third of total funding, at €282 million for the year to the end of September

Venture capital funding into Irish companies for the first nine months of the year is just €34 million below the total raised for the whole of 2019, n(...)

Deals under €1 million were down 39 per cent in the quarter to €8.4 million, with the number falling from 36 to 22.

New figures show that venture-capital funding for start-ups sharply declined even before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold locally. The Irish Venture C(...)

While funding for tech companies in the Republic has slowed down since the onset of the crisis, it hasn’t dried up completely.

In a perfect world this would be a time of celebration for the Irish tech sector. With a number of high-profile deals for indigenous companies since t(...)

Software accounted for 34 per cent of funding in the third quarter. Photograph: iStock

Venture capital funding into Irish companies fell sharply in the third quarter, but is up by 3.7 per cent to €566 million for the first nine months of(...)

Tech entrepreneur Brian Caulfield, who leads the recently-formed lobby group Scale Ireland

Budget 2020 is “possibly the most positive budget from a start-up/scale-up perspective in a generation”, according to tech veteran Brian Caulfield, wh(...)

Only 12 companies raised more than €10 million last year, new figures show. Photograph: Getty Images

The amount of money raised by Irish technology companies fell by a quarter last year, dropping from €994 million to €740 million, new figures show. A(...)

The Irish Venture Capital Association    survey showed a pattern of decline, with investment falling by 33 per cent in the first nine months of the year to €546 million.   Photograph: Getty Images

Venture capital funding fell significantly in the third quarter of the year, decreasing by 47 per cent to €170 million, according to the latest report(...)

Alex Hobbs, chairman and Sarah-Jane Larkin, director general, Irish Venture Capital Association. The IVCA has urged the Government to act following weak investment figures. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography

Venture capital funding into Irish tech firms fell by 9 per cent in the first half of 2018, the first time that the funding has fallen since 2011. Th(...)

Since 2008, in excess of 1,400 Irish SMEs have raised venture capital of €4.8bn, according to IVCA

The amount of money raised by Irish tech firms rose by a third in the first three months of the year, but a significant chunk of the funding went to j(...)

Aimée Madden of Clinishift, winner of the 2018 Bolton Trust / PwC Innovation Awards, pictured with PwC managing partner Feargal O’Rourke (left), Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Bolton Trust chairman John Lauder.

The entrepreneur behind hospital communications software that allocates overtime shifts has been named the winner of the 2018 Bolton Trust / PwC Innov(...)

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