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Irish-run company raises $50 million and announces 100 new jobs in Dublin

The company is based in San Francisco.

Intercom's Dublin office
Intercom's Dublin office

A SAN-FRANCISCO-based company set up by four Irishmen is to create 100 new jobs in Dublin after it secured $50 million in new funding.

Intercom develops software to help businesses provide better customer service.

Founded in 2011 by Eoghan McCabe, Des Traynor, Ciaran Lee and David Barrett – it builds all of its product technology out of Dublin.

The company currently employs 250 people worldwide – 140 of whom are in Dublin.

The new jobs announced will all be high-end engineering, design and product developer positions.

Intercom now has over 10,000 customers worldwide.

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A further 30 jobs will be created in Dublin by workforce outsourcing company CXC.

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The positions will be in operations, multi-lingual sales, marketing and support at their new EMEA Hub in Dublin, located in Smithfield.

Jobs minister Richard Bruton said that he was “delighted” to welcome the new positions, which were supported by his department and IDA Ireland.

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