EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 winners Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney of NewsWhip at the awards. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The founders of news monitoring company NewsWhip – Paul Quigley and Andrew Mullaney – have won top prize in the emerging category at the EY Entreprene(...)

Seán and Leona McAllister: “we’ve had inquiries from places such as Australia, Sweden and Italy for our services”

Plotbox, a Co Antrim-based start-up that has developed software which has been described as “Google Maps for graves”, has raised $1.2 million (€923,20(...)

Sean and Leona McAllister say PlotBox can save cemetery operators up to 80 per cent on core processes. Photograph: Richie Stokes

Co Derry-based PlotBox is bringing the digital revolution to the death industry. The cloud-based software gives cemetery managers control over all the(...)

Kevin McLoughlin with Ian Murphy, director of  Growth & Scaling Invest NI, Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland, Anne Heraty and programme director Sean Duffy. Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

The shortlist for the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced, with 24 companies selected to compete across three categories. The(...)