The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 4 November 2017

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran

John Collison - Stripe

John Collison - Stripe

Originally from Limerick, John Collison & his older brother Patrick, started the payments platform Stripe in 2009 after successfully selling their first venture. Stripe is now valued at more than 9 million dollars, with names like Elon Musk & Peter Theil on board as investors, the future of the innovative payments platform looks strong.

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Apple Trillions

Apple Trillions

With the launch of the iPhoneX, yesterday the market value of the Apple company briefly hit 900 billion dollars, prompting analysts to predict the company is on course to become the world's first trillion dollar company. Emma McNamara of RTE News joins Richard in studio.

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Star Wars & Film Industry

Star Wars & Film Industry

This year marks the 65th anniversary of John Ford's classic film The Quiet Man, filmed at locations in Mayo & Galway, marking the beginning of Hollywood's love affair with Irish scenery which has popped up again in the form of Skellig Michael in the trailer of the latest Star Wars instalment. Liam Geraghty reports.

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Jack Dangermond - Esri Digital Mapping

Jack Dangermond - Esri Digital Mapping

Jack Dangermond & his wife Laura founded their company Esri - Environmental Systems research Institute in their hometown of Redlands, California in 1969. Starting with a modest eleven hundred dollars in their bank account, still based in Redlands, the valuation of the digital mapping company is now estimated by Forbes to be around the 4 billion dollar mark.

Jack Dangermond, founder & CEO of Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) - spoke at the European Forum for Geography and Statistics (EFGS), which took place 2nd & 3rd November in Dublin Castle. 
Esri is the industry leader in GIS technology, a specialised software used for creating digital maps.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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