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A round-up of all the business news you might have missed
Out of office: Strava to open Dublin office and numbers on PUP hit lowest level
Here’s a round-up of the business news you might have missed
Bord na Móna returns to profit for first time in four years
The semi-state company reports pre-tax profits of €27.8 million after as it makes transition from peat harvesting to green energy
Phil Hogan appointed to executive advisor role in decentralised finance legal assurance firm
Astra Protocol is a patented blockchain legal product that claims to facilitate easier and safer smart contracts and for decentralised finance products such as crypto currencies.
Decision on Lufthansa’s future in Shannon ‘due in September’
The company is examining three options for its Shannon base. The first is to restructure its Irish operations, the second is to close down the plant altogether and the third is to sell the business.
Stars of Stripe: The online payments company is set to float, but how will it go and what does it mean for the Collison brothers?
Patrick and John Collison once boasted they ‘could increase the GDP of the internet’. Now they stand on the cusp of an IPO which could value their company at up to $200 billion.
Gold trader yet to comply with order to reveal state of company’s finances
The liquidator for Irish Gold and Silver Bullion has had no contact from company director Nicholas Wickham, a week after deadline
News Focus: What will it take to get more women to the top of Irish business?
Research tells us that the top tiers of Irish companies are almost entirely occupied by men – and that the dial has barely moved on this in 20 years. Some controversial new strategies to change things are on the way, write Rosanna Cooney and Rachel Lavin
Revolut valued at €28 billion after latest equity raise
The British-based fintech said it will use the funding raised this week to accelerate global growth plans
Ronan Group gets new business partner for Dockland towers
Colony Capital is selling its stake in 45-storey Project Waterfront and 22-storey Aqua Vetro buildings to Fortress Investment group
Ardanis Technologies creates 30 new roles across Ireland and the UK
The software and digital consulting company said it plans to invest €2 million in its expansion
Spotlight Oral Care receives €12m investment from BDO’s Development Capital Fund II
Investment will help the company to expand further in Ireland, the UK, Scandinavia and the US
‘We have a very clear goal of getting to 10 million users’
Workplace mental health and well-being digital platform plans to use €3 million it received in fundraising round to increase choice of services and grow user base significantly
Amazon persistently lobbied for construction exemption during third Covid wave
Records show months of back and forths with government as company attempted to secure an exemption to Covid building restrictions