Stealth wealth: What’s behind the blue door at low profile wealth manager Blacksheep?
Behind a tiny blue door in in South Co Dublin hides one of Ireland’s fastest-growing and most successful wealth managers. Its door is marked by a black sheep logo that looks like it might suit a graphic design firm, but in fact represents a highly sophisticated business.
Boots on the ground: why Google had to pay $160m for Irish start-up Pointy
Google, Amazon and Walmart are positioning themselves to dominate ecommerce in the coming decade. That's the reason Google acquired Dublin's Pointy on Wednesday, for $160 million. We examine how the deal was done, who benefited, and why Google felt the need to buy Pointy before the competition did.