“Ireland is competing for capital, talent, and companies. Are we hungry enough?”
Elkstone's venture, property and wealth management divisions are growing fast but it wants to do even more. As part of that strategy, co-founder Alan Merriman says the company wants to bridge the investment gap between Ireland and the US.
The most hilarious venture capital deal of the century has dropped, and I am absolutely loving it
Do I think Neumann is sleazy and destroys value at any given opportunity? Yup. Do I think Flow is potentially a great deal for Andreessen Horowitz? Also, yes. The discrepancy between my feelings for both of these questions boils down to the changing nature of venture capital dynamics.
From Mariana Mazzucato to education, European innovation is in crisis: An essay by Sinead O’Sullivan
Most of Europe is not creating the right people who can build things. Meanwhile, the European government funding ecosystem is broken and following the wrong strategy. So, let’s not continue to kid ourselves that everything is okay.
San Francisco app development start-up WorkOS absorbs Dublin company as it raises $80m
Colm Tuite and Stephen Haney first gained momentum with their Dublin software startup Modulz four years ago. After being acquired by a US app development company, they are now a part of a multi-million dollar Silicon Valley funding round.
Reimagining Delta Partners: “We want to capture this early-stage market and have generational funds coming after us”
Delta Partners, a pioneer of VC in Ireland, has just hired two new partners and launched a €70m fund. Veteran partner Maurice Roche and new recruit Richard Barnwell talk about valuations, exits, and what type of companies they are looking to back.