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.

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 ...

Rademon Estate Distillery in major revamp

Rademon Estate Distillery in major revamp

€2.8m investment set to triple gin output

Rebrandly to double its staff ahead of US move

Rebrandly to double its staff ahead of US move

Rebrandly, the Dublin-based branding technology company, is doubling its staff over the next 18 m...

The importance of protecting your IP

The importance of protecting your IP

A patent is a tool to prevent others from using your invention

Tapping into a global thirst for craft brands

Tapping into a global thirst for craft brands

More than 30 Irish gin brands on the market

Recruitment software company Initiafy plans to open new US hub

Recruitment software company Initiafy plans to open new US hub

Recruitment app for builders firm considers Florida and California for next expansion

Deal with MT is latest merger for Dublin area taxi app Lynk

Deal with MT is latest merger for Dublin area taxi app Lynk

The taxi app company recently secured mergers with two taxi companies in Kildare and last year merged with Blackrock Cabs

Polecat to double staff after €4.3m investment

Polecat to double staff after €4.3m investment

The company builds software for organisations to analyse online conversations and identify risks to their reputations

Dynasties 2018: A colossus orbited by three sons

Dynasties 2018: A colossus orbited by three sons

It all started with Tony O’Reilly sr, the dealmaker who towered over the Irish newspaper industry. Then everything was snatched away. But while O’Reilly sr is keeping a low profile these days, his family still hold some of the most powerful positions in Irish and international business, writes Leanna Byrne