Participants in last year’s First Friday for Startups, which returns to Dogpatch Labs on Friday

Ireland is an ideal environment in which to build a globally-focused technology firm but more needs to be done to encourage experienced professionals (...)

The Frontline Ventures team. The venture-capital firm aim to invest between €200,000 and €3 million in software companies at the pre-seed and seed stages over the next four years.

Venture-capital firm Frontline Ventures is set to offer €60 million in funding to early-stage business-to-business software companies. The fund, Fu(...)

Mark Little: The social network is  shedding hundreds of jobs as part of a restructuring process that will see some of its main roles move out of Europe.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Twitter’s Irish managing director Mark Little is stepping down, less than six months after he took up the role. Former RTÉ journalist Mr Little took (...)

Tifco, an Irish hotel company backed by Goldman Sachs, is believed to be in a two-way tussle with the Spanish group Riu to secured the Gresham hotel on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, with both parties submitting bids of more than €85 million.

The Sunday Business Post’s lead story says that official files and secret notes reveal that a €7 billion fraud that led to criminal convictions of thr(...)

 Former Storyful chief executive Mark Little is to take over as head of Twitter’s Irish subsidiary on July 1st. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Twitter Ireland boss Stephen McIntyre is stepping down from his role as managing director at the social network to join venture capital firm Frontline(...)

 Twitter: year-on-year revenue growth from large brand advertisers had been “softer than expected”. Photograph:  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

When Twitter introduced its video advertising product First View in the US earlier this year, it did so with this endorsement from a marketer at 20th (...)

 Chief executive officer of airline Ryanair, Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Nervousness over the outcome of today’s general election, together with the opening salvos of the UK’s referendum debate on European Union membership(...)

Members of the public beside a mural in Dublin’s Temple Bar area by street artist SUMS supporting a yes vote in the marriage equality  referendum. Niall Carson/PA Wire

One of the more unusual aspects of the marriage referendum was the decision of a number of US multinationals with significant operations here to enter(...)

In too deep: parents need to monitor how much time their children spend in front of screens. Photograph: Ben Solomon/New York Times

Children as young as two are tapping on a television to change channel, scrolling on the cover of a book to turn the page and getting lost in their pa(...)

At number 10, Michael Acton Smith, the man behind  the Moshi Monsters

There are plenty of speakers to see at the Web Summit, but here are a few of the things you shouldn’t miss today 1. Spot up and coming firms: Don’t mi(...)

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