NDRC start-ups raised 37m extra investment in 2014 and created 200 jobs

The National Digital Research Centre in Dublin reported that start-ups in its portfolio raised 37m in follow-on investment during 2014. Employment in these firms stands at 500 people. This brings to 88m the total amount of investments raised by these companies from angel investors and venture capitalists, giving them an estimated market value of...

US Ambassador O’Malley Addresses CEO Summit on Sustainable Energy, Calls on Business to Find Solutions to Climate Change Challenge

US Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley, in partnership with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and the American Chamber of Commerce, today hosted a CEO Summit on Sustainable Energy. The high-level business gathering explored connections between global climate issues and local strategic responses, as seen by the CEOs of US multi-nationals based in...

patients turn to Dr Smartphone for consultations and prescriptions

Irish patients will be able to enjoy full video consultations with doctors from the comfort of their own couch as part of a new iDoctor service that works out considerably cheaper than a visit to GP. Thousands have signed up to Webdoctor.ie in a development that will bring the smartphone to the forefront of...