Going public: Why Irish tech firms are wary of IPOs

For start-ups and scaling companies in Ireland, the route to the stock market can be an unruly one

In a not-too-distant past, tech IPOs on major stock exchanges like the Nasdaq were frequent occasions, garnering much investor interest

Will they or won’t they? It is a question that has swirled around the Collison brothers for years. When will the Irish pair take their payments giant Stripe public?

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A Stripe initial public offering (IPO) has been hotly tipped for years and would surely be a shot in the arm for a beleaguered tech market. Since the start of the year, speculation has ...