Private Equity Dominant In H1 M&A Market

Deal tally from William Fry

Innovation Focus At Kernel Capital

Ambition alone will not build a company, says Niall Olden

Westway Health Secures €2.5m EU Funding

Research into bovine mastitis

BDO Tops Up Perigord With €3m

Development Capital Fund in for over €5m

Little Vista Is Expanding Its Horizons

Software for managing childcare facilities

SBCI Loans Jump 57% In Six Months

Significant appetite for lower cost funding

Equity Finance Worked For New Boojum Owners

Burrito chain sourced funding from Renatus Capital Partners

NY Comptroller Meets With Kernel Capital

DiNapoli manages $192 billion pension fund

VC Investment Dipped In Q2

KPMG Venture Pulse counts only 12 VC deals

Ticketing Startup Coras Gets €200k EI Investment

Atlantic Bridge and U2’s The Edge also backing the firm

Ludgate Hub Offering Seed Capital

Deadline of July 15 for Skibbereen initiative

Welltel Buys Advanced Telephone Systems

BMS Finance and Capital Step Funding finance the takeover

Eirgrid Led Consortium Secures €20m In EU Funding

The funds will be used to research renewable energy deployment

NeoSurgical Raises €4.9m In Funding Round

Accumulated losses of €9.7 million

Awards For Best Corporate Finance Deals

ByrneWallace award for hotel group’s re-financing

New Funding For Female Entrepreneurs

€330,000 in WREN funding for Cork and Limerick

Digit Games Secures $2.7m Investment

Dublin games studio’s partnership with Scopely is worth $6m and counting

UK VC Invests €9m In Kerry Windfarm

Vayu will acquire the electricity generated by the turbines to power homes

New Player In Bridging And Auction Finance

London broker Citron Singer targets Irish borrowers

BGF Ramps Up Interest In Irish Market

UK private equity firm hires Leo Casey from IBI

Competitive Start Funds Have €1.5m For Startups

Regional and fintech focus for €50,000 from EI

Blackwater Distillery Raises €160,000

O’Hara’s Victor Treacy in for €50,000

Cybesecurity Startup Rounds Up €420k Investment

US and taxpayer funding for Dundalk’s Nova Leah

€25m Funding For Fintech Startup Plynk

The Dublin startup launched its money messaging app in January

AltraTech Raises €5m From Investors And EU

UL spinout secures €3m from Horizon 2020

Sam McCauley Chemists Taps Carlyle Cardinal

Former Allcare head Tony McEntee in as new CEO

DEGIRO: Broker Report

BOI is plotting corporate reorganisation and Tesla's stock is soaring

Tech Sector Dominant In Q1 VC Fundraisers

IVCA says €247m was raised in Q1, 51% of it by tech firms

Kernel Capital Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Ger Goold steps up from financial controller position

Female Entrepreneurs Can Win €50,000 Funding

Application deadline is May 17

Italian Investor Plays Godfather To Startups

Gianni Matera wants to invest €4m in startups by 2020

ByrneWallace Hosts Tech Funding Seminar

Law firm helped Garry Moroney raise $20m

Private Equity Group Buys Fastway Couriers

MML Growth Partners gets into parcel delivery

Close Brothers Sets Up Shop On Cork’s South Mall

Specialist in asset and invoice finance

Linked Finance Books €1.2m Loss

Peer to peer lender files accounts

Ambisense Raises €1m Equity Funding

Taxpayer into DCU spinout for €450,000

Flipdish Raises Funds From Growing Capital

Takeaway app popular with fast food restaurants

Glofox Pumped For US Growth After €2m Fundraiser

Investors include Notion Capital, Partech Ventures and Tribal VC

Virtual Reality Platform Raises €1m

Immersive VR Education has medical training focus

€50m ISIF Funding For Financial Services

US firm Kabbage opening Irish office on back of funding

Airbnb Closes $1bn Funding Round

It’s now the second most valuable startup in the US

HBAN Angels Invested €14m In 2016

Average investment in the 50 firms backed was €272,000

Ulster Bank Runs Out Of Cheap Farm Loans

Farmers snap up subsidised 2.95% loans

BDO Fund Leads €10m Blueface Finance Round

Cloud telco ramping up abroad

€4.4m Funding For Kitman Labs

Company booked €2.5m loss in 2015

Econiq Raises €1.2m From EIIS Investors

Chairman Tony Garry chips in €150,000

Broderick’s Raises €6m To Fund Expansion

BDO Development Capital Fund is lead investor for funky Dublin confectioners

BMR Spins Out Atlantic Therapeutics

€15m VC finance for Atlantic’s Innovo platform

LeBruin Launches New Online Lending Platform

Profunder providing loans of between €1m and €3m to companies

Two New EI Competitive Start Funds

CSFs for graduates and overseas entrepreneurs

New VC Fund For Early Stage Software Startups

UK firm Shard Capital worked with LK Shields to launch fund here

Life Sciences Grab Half Of VC Funding

Who raised how much VC through 2016

Opsh Founders Call In Liquidator

Sisters stepping away from

NewsWhip Raises $6.4m From Investors

Associated Press and The Asahi Shimbun join the party