Just up the stairs from Munchies, a sandwich shop owned by his mother, Ben Harris shows me his startup’s digs. It has the intense feel of people getting stuff done on deadline. Ten employees cram into one room, a mix of... Read more »
Trinity College is Dublin’s most prestigious educational institution. Started over 400 years ago by Queen Elizabeth I, a number of the world’s best-known writers—Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, and Bram Stoker, to name a few—are among its famous alumni.
But as with... Read more »
Irish entrepreneur Michael FitzGerald still gets calls from investors and potential partner companies in the U.S. who ask him “How’s Dublin?” when making small talk—even though his startup, OnePageCRM, is located a two-hour drive west in the coastal city of... Read more »
When you’ve got osteoarthritis in your knee or hip, there’s a good chance you may have to get that joint replaced—a costly procedure often followed by a lengthy stretch of rehab. Short of that, you may get some drugs to deal... Read more »
Antiviral drug developer Chimerix (NASDAQ: CMRX), which recently received the regulatory go-ahead to begin human tests of a potential Ebola drug, is launching a stock offering that could pay for those clinical trials.
The Durham, NC company on Wednesday announced... Read more »
The tech industry first took root in Ireland in the 1980s, a time when the word “computer” typically meant a refrigerator-size office machine or a boxy home PC. Now Irish companies are building tools and services for a new era, in... Read more »
Being able to trust online transactions is a major part of e-commerce. But given the data breaches du jour, the technology meant to prevent fraud may also stop legitimate business. What’s a website to do?
Trustev, founded in Cork,... Read more »
Seamus O’Hara made the career leap from life sciences venture capitalist to full-time craft beer brewer. A more lucrative industry? Perhaps.
O’Hara’s brewery is in County Carlow, about an hour south of Dublin. He started the Carlow Brewing Company with his... Read more »
Two years ago, smartphone car-hailing startup Uber ran into the kind of bruising regulatory battle in Boston that it seems to start just about everywhere. Faced with a statewide shutdown for using an unapproved taxi meter, the company rallied fans and... Read more »