John Collison

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Airbnb lobbied Dublin City Council on new rules around short-term lettings, which came into effect last year. Photograph: John Mac Dougall/AFP/Getty Images

Amazon, Facebook, Airbnb and Stripe were among the technology companies to file returns to the lobbying register ahead of the latest deadline. The fl(...)

Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo.

There was a record entry for our annual Christmas Business Quiz, although there were only a small number of completely correct entries. The winner i(...)

Supermarket magnate Galen Weston and his wife Hilary at the funeral of Penneys/Primark founder Arthur Ryan

Ireland has the fifth-largest number of billionaires per capita in the world, according to an Oxfam report published ahead of the World Economic Forum(...)

The rich list includes the family of beef magnate Larry Goodman, telecoms businessman Denis O’Brien and the Dunne and Heffernan families behind Dunnes Stores.

Ireland has the fifth-largest number of billionaires per capita in the world, Oxfam said in a report ahead of the World Economic Forum conference in t(...)

Noel and Valerie Moran walked away with a €266 million payout for Prepaid Financial Service. Photograph: Alan Betson

It was a year of extremes in the corporate world – financial reward and glory for some; the end of the road for others. And 2019 also saw a cast of fi(...)

 Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe at Government Buildings. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“Hindsight is the very finest of qualities,” mused a philosophical Paschal Donohoe this week when asked about comments from a former German official s(...)

Stripe expects to have about 300 people working at its Dublin office by the end of the year

Stripe, the fast-growing online payments firm established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, saw revenues jump by nearly 80 per cent at i(...)

 Patrick Pinschmidt: “The Ireland fintech ecosystem is very attractive to Middlegame”

Middlegame Ventures, a fintech-focused investment firm that is actively targeting Irish startups, has announced a €150 million fund targeting post-see(...)

Evervault has its origins in a BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition project, Qcrypt, which involved research in cryptography and data privacy and won Shane Curran the overall top prize in the 2017 competition

Dublin-based start-up Evervault has raised $3.2 million (€2.9 million) in a seed investment round led by tech investor Sequoia. The round also s(...)

San Francisco. Multibillion-dollar tech giants have turned it into one of the world’s most expensive cities in which to live. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP

Mike Reed’s camper is parked on the side of the road alongside the boundary to Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, in the heart of Silicon V(...)

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