Leanna Byrne

Leanna Byrne

Leanna Byrne is a news reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Byrne was previously editor of The University Times, Ireland's largest student newspaper, in Trinity College Dublin. Under Byrne's editorship, The University Times won Student Publication of the Year. In 2014, she was selected to participate in Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel's ''Leaders of Tomorrow conference. Byrne, a Trinity graduate, holds a joint-honours BA in Business and Politics.

Because you're worth it? Valuing your start-up

Because you're worth it? Valuing your start-up

Whichever method you use, the real problem is making sure the valuation is right – not too low or not too high

Siro to open six broadband hubs this year

Siro to open six broadband hubs this year

Mullingar and Naas are tipped as two of the new hub locations, as the company hopes to add another 200 jobs at all of its hubs over the next three years

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Éamonn Meehan, executive director of Trócaire, discusses his vocation as a humanitarian and why the iconic Lenten donation box still has such resonance in Irish society

Gigabit hubs bring big-city connectivity to the countryside

Gigabit hubs bring big-city connectivity to the countryside

Siro, the joint venture between Vodafone and ESB (which is investing €450 million in building Ireland’s first fibre-to-the-building broadband network) last week opened Enterprise House in Carlow

Facebook’s Dublin HQ central to $5bn US tax probe

Facebook’s Dublin HQ central to $5bn US tax probe

The Internal Revenue Service said the social network was improperly withholding documents 'which relate to decisions made by Facebook to establish an overseas headquarters in Dublin' as part of a tax strategy

Dublin T-shirt maker Tonn makes it big in Japan

Dublin T-shirt maker Tonn makes it big in Japan

‘We can just chase the sun,’ says owner Harding

An Indian coup for Cork political tech start-up

An Indian coup for Cork political tech start-up

Vconnecta app to be used at millions of doors

Dublin sports-tech firm Kitman strikes deal down under

Dublin sports-tech firm Kitman strikes deal down under

Kitman Labs, the Dublin-based sports-tech company, has struck a deal with the Australian National...

Planning your start-up's exit route

Planning your start-up's exit route

Whatever form the exit takes, the question is always ‘How do I maximise my exit number’? There are a few things you can do in advance to boost that number

BorrowFox takes a shot at new locations

BorrowFox takes a shot at new locations

The company was co-founded by Tipperary man Arthur Pierse

Dublin energy efficiency software firm seals lucrative deal with Twitter

Dublin energy efficiency software firm seals lucrative deal with Twitter

The company uses its technology to analyse energy bills

Supplements manufacturer makes giant strides in Europe

Supplements manufacturer makes giant strides in Europe

Galway-based nutritional supplements maker secures deals with three big pharmacy chains; Company has sights on German expansion and is set to sponsor marathon in Dusseldorf

Sorry state: Don't be afraid to apologise

Sorry state: Don't be afraid to apologise

For start-ups, apologising might seem like an admission of weakness, but in reality you are being open when you admit your mistakes

Leanna Byrne on Business

Leanna Byrne on Business

The prizefight over the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill is going the full distance

Takeaway app to grow following €2 million investment

Takeaway app to grow following €2 million investment

The restaurant takeaway app Flipdish is close to finalising a €2 million-plus investment round ...