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# venture-capital - Friday 10 January, 2020

Here's where venture capital investors have been cutting their cheques in 2019
# Feature
# Feature

Here's where venture capital investors have been cutting their cheques in 2019

Jan 10th 2020, 11:52 AM 711 Views 0 Comments

Fintech remains an area of key interest with health tech hot on its heels.

# venture-capital - Friday 20 December, 2019

Fintech, health and cybersecurity: Fora's tech deals of the year
# Deeptech
# Deeptech

Fintech, health and cybersecurity: Fora's tech deals of the year

Dec 20th 2019, 12:03 PM 487 Views 0 Comments

Bumper funding rounds and high-profile acquisitions ruled the order in 2019.

# venture-capital - Sunday 17 September, 2017

One of the country's top VC firms plans to invest in over a dozen new startups
# Money Bags
# Money Bags

One of the country's top VC firms plans to invest in over a dozen new startups

Sep 17th 2017, 5:00 PM 11,043 Views 2 Comments

Frontline Ventures and AIB have €3 million to spend on young tech firms.

# venture-capital - Sunday 3 September, 2017

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers
# Transport
# Transport

This multimillion-euro Kerry startup is turning down calls from possible buyers

Sep 3rd 2017, 9:30 AM 27,864 Views 7 Comments

As part of Fora’s weekly Startup Spotlight, our sister site profiles Mobacar.

# venture-capital - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'There's talk of tech clusters in Ireland, but they're not deep enough. This isn't Silicon Valley'
# Funding
# Funding

'There's talk of tech clusters in Ireland, but they're not deep enough. This isn't Silicon Valley'

Mar 9th 2017, 2:55 PM 188 Views 0 Comments

One of Ireland’s top VCs says our tech sector is still small compared to the likes of the US.

# venture-capital - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Suir Valley is a new €20m VC fund for software startups – and it's based in Waterford
# Venture Capital
# Venture Capital

Suir Valley is a new €20m VC fund for software startups – and it's based in Waterford

Feb 16th 2017, 4:37 PM 351 Views 0 Comments

Barry Downes, one of Ireland’s most successful software startup founders, is behind the fund.

# venture-capital - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The Irish kings of online 'mystery shoppers' now with $20m in their coffers
# Clicks Not Bricks
# Clicks Not Bricks

The Irish kings of online 'mystery shoppers' now with $20m in their coffers

Oct 20th 2015, 2:14 PM 21,494 Views 1 Comment

Clavis Insight was founded in 2008. Soon it will employ 300 people worldwide.

# venture-capital - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks
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# Dislike Button

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:18 PM 13,569 Views 20 Comments

There’s a massive gulf between the US and Europe when it comes to tech success stories.

# venture-capital - Friday 4 September, 2015

The CEO of a billion-dollar startup who quit for his family is back working in Silicon Valley
# Still In Business
# Still In Business

The CEO of a billion-dollar startup who quit for his family is back working in Silicon Valley

Sep 4th 2015, 12:24 PM 18,958 Views 4 Comments

Max Schireson made headlines with his decision last year – but he’s making a comeback.

# venture-capital - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The world's most valuable startup is losing money hand over fist
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

The world's most valuable startup is losing money hand over fist

Aug 6th 2015, 10:43 AM 21,995 Views 21 Comments

But Uber says that’s all ‘old news’.

# venture-capital - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Lost in translation? This Irish language-tech startup is here to help
# Know The Lingo
# Know The Lingo

Lost in translation? This Irish language-tech startup is here to help

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:37 AM 9,865 Views 5 Comments

Dublin-based Iconic Translation Machines is growing fast.

# venture-capital - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

These are the hottest European startups right now
# Viva La Money
# Viva La Money

These are the hottest European startups right now

Apr 29th 2015, 6:27 PM 16,842 Views 13 Comments

The first three months of 2015 were big for investment deals.

# venture-capital - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Why the relentless hunt for 'unicorns' is fuelling another tech bubble
# Mythical Creatures
# Mythical Creatures

Why the relentless hunt for 'unicorns' is fuelling another tech bubble

Apr 9th 2015, 9:15 AM 20,865 Views 8 Comments

Investors are in a ‘frenzy’ trying to find the next Facebook.

# venture-capital - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Big business and governments need to 'step up' and support startups as customers
# Late Adopters
# Late Adopters

Big business and governments need to 'step up' and support startups as customers

Nov 4th 2014, 9:52 PM 10,899 Views 3 Comments

One venture capitalist explains why Apple is still exciting – but your bank never will be.

# venture-capital - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Irish startups can ride the wave of a 'real tech boom'
# Cowabunga
# Cowabunga

Irish startups can ride the wave of a 'real tech boom'

Oct 9th 2014, 10:54 AM 5,423 Views 4 Comments

Venture capitalists are throwing more money at local tech entrepreneurs looking to go global.

# venture-capital - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Now there's €40m up for grabs if software's your bag
# Startups
# Startups

Now there's €40m up for grabs if software's your bag

Sep 4th 2014, 11:45 AM 6,116 Views 4 Comments

Venture capitalists get An Post, Irish banks to stump up cash for tech startups.

# venture-capital - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Show me the money: the reality of investment in Irish tech
# Tech Set
# Tech Set

Show me the money: the reality of investment in Irish tech

Aug 27th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,231 Views 2 Comments

Investment in indigenous tech companies has rallied during the recession – but what’s driving it?

# venture-capital - Friday 18 July, 2014

Companies received €5m more in venture capital from Enterprise Ireland last year
# Funding
# Funding

Companies received €5m more in venture capital from Enterprise Ireland last year

Jul 18th 2014, 1:03 PM 3,324 Views 3 Comments

A total of €59 million was invested last year.

# venture-capital - Friday 3 January, 2014

Early screening test for pre-eclampsia being developed by Irish startup
# Early Spot
# Early Spot

Early screening test for pre-eclampsia being developed by Irish startup

Jan 3rd 2014, 10:17 AM 11,245 Views 11 Comments

The bioscience company has received three-quarters of a million euro to develop what it calls “breakthrough blood test”.

# venture-capital - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Venture capital investment increases in 2012
# Venture Capital
# Venture Capital

Venture capital investment increases in 2012

Jul 18th 2013, 4:35 PM 2,365 Views 3 Comments

A new report shows an increase of 26 per cent on the amount invested in 2011.

# venture-capital - Friday 31 May, 2013

Government launches €175m seed and venture capital scheme
# Jobs
# Jobs

Government launches €175m seed and venture capital scheme

May 31st 2013, 11:32 AM 5,394 Views 15 Comments

The scheme is aimed at providing additional funding for high-growth Irish companies.

# venture-capital - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?

Oct 20th 2012, 8:15 AM 21 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s ‘knowledge economy’ is actually waiting to happen, writes Aaron McKenna.

# venture-capital - Friday 16 March, 2012

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding
# Venture Capital
# Venture Capital

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding

Mar 16th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,404 Views 15 Comments

The minister says the aim is to bring new investment and experience to Ireland to generate employment.

# venture-capital - Monday 6 February, 2012

Column: We need to create Irish jobs. Here’s how we can do it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to create Irish jobs. Here’s how we can do it

Feb 6th 2012, 7:20 AM 50 Views 13 Comments

Foreign investment is all well and good, writes Aaron McKenna, but only homegrown jobs will pull us out of recession. Here’s what we need to do…

# venture-capital - Friday 27 January, 2012

NCB Stockbrokers to be sold for €32m to Investec
# Sale
# Sale

NCB Stockbrokers to be sold for €32m to Investec

Jan 27th 2012, 12:32 PM 3,536 Views 4 Comments

The company was founded by financier Dermot Desmond in 1981.