Stanley Quek

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Alan Foy of Venturewave Capital: ‘It’s very hands-off. I’m not spending hours trying to get The Edge to put in more money.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Alan Foy might be spending his lockdown days convincing celebrities such as Hollywood actor Liam Neeson and members of U2 to invest in his new €100 mi(...)

Dropchef founders: Ryan Scott, Roman Grogan and Sam O’Byrne

VentureWave Capital, which is behind a new €100 million fund for Irish technology companies, has announced its first investment, with €2 million going(...)

Alan Foy and Brian Martin, managing partners at VentureWave Capital.

VentureWave Capital is now halfway to reaching the €100 million target for its new fund, which intends to invest in promising technology companies in (...)

New investment fund backers include U2’s Adam Clayton and The Edge. Seen here at work. Photograph: Tom Honan

Dublin-based private equity group VentureWave Capital has closed the first round of fundraising for a €100 million fund that will invest in technology(...)

Damien Bastiat, general manager of Ballyfin Hotel in Co Laois. “Time and space are the ultimate luxuries. There will be a maximum of 24 guests in a 40,000 sq ft hotel.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The new Fáilte Ireland operating guidelines for hotels released this week will pose specific challenges for Ireland’s 36 five-star properties, which j(...)

The five-star Powerscourt hotel sold for €50 million in the quarter

More than 4,000 hotel bedrooms were under construction in the first quarter of this year, a post-crash high, according to data from real estate agency(...)

Dublin Citi Hotel has been bought by Dr Stanley Quek and his business partner Peng Loh

The Dublin Citi Hotel and Trinity Bar on Dame Street have sold for about €12 million. Singapore businessman Dr Stanley Quek, who has strong links with(...)

Irish businessman Peter Conlon has been jailed for embezzlement in Switzerland. Photograph: iStock

Irish businessman Peter Conlon has been convicted of embezzlement in Switzerland, the Sunday Times reports. Mr Conlon, the founder of Ammado, pleade(...)

Prof Ken Murphy: ‘I’m a sceptic by nature, so I think almost everything is overhyped. But over time, I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut and stay focused on the science.’

Your work looks at how our immune systems can be ready for different types of attack. Can you tell us a bit more about this? The immune system has a (...)