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Top 40 Community Angel Investors in Ireland

A list of 40 angel investors that invest in Community startups based in Ireland. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Community companies from Ireland. We update this investor list every month.

Top 40 Community Angel Investors in Ireland

Investor Community Ireland investments
David Clarke 2
Oleg Tikhturov 2
Shane Curran 1
Albert Wenger 1
Mike Lee 1
Peter Briffett 1
Joi Ito 1
Heather Morris 1
Eamon Leonard 1
Cem Sertoglu 1
Graham Stirling 1
Matt Biddulph 1
Ray Nolan 1
Victor Parker 1
Bill McKiernan 1
Tim Cederman-Haysom 1
Barry Lunn 1
Tom Preston-Werner 1
Shay Garvey 1
Mehmet Onarcan 1
Joi Ito 1
Scott Chacon 1
Mark Cummins 1
Matt Haughey 1
Dave Burke 1
John O'Farrell 1
Blaine Cook 1
Georgina Smallwood 1
Jesper Brok 1
Brian Caulfield 1
Patrick Walsh 1
Desmond Green 1
Harper Reed 1
Joshua Schachter 1
Julie Meyer 1
Portman Wills 1
Esther Dyson 1
Romain Huet 1
Lachy Groom 1
Peter Lorent 1
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David Clarke Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
David Clarke is the Venture Partner at Frontline Ventures. He attended Trinity College Dublin during 1989-1993.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Information Technology, Software
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • Italy, Denmark, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Glaut — Glaut is an AI-native customer survey platform that conducts in-depth, AI-moderated interviews with customers at scale.
  • Jet HR — Jet HR makes managing people incredibly simple: payroll, benefits, devices, compliance and much more. We re-thought the HR function, removing anything that is cumbersome and simplifying any action on employees. We are funded by the best Italian VCs (Exor Ventures, Italian Founders Fund and 6 more) and by the best Italian founders (founders ofCasavo, Satispay, Scalapay, Bending Spoons, Musixmatch, Talent Garden, Oyster HR, etc).
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
Oleg Tikhturov Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
I am an active Angel Investor in pre-seed and seed startups, having invested in 80+ startups. I invest in ambitious founders building scalable products for large markets and support founders with advice, strategic network of investors. Currently Founding Partner at TrueSight Ventures, Venture Capital firm investing in European early-stage startups.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, Norway, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • MEplace — MEplace creates a new approach to children’s wellbeing and preschool education. MEplace was founded in 2019 and was headquartered in England, UK.
  • Two — Buy Now, Pay Later for your business customers. Two makes it easy and safe to offer invoice as a payment method on your e-commerce site.
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
Shane Curran Angel
CEO at Evervault.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Internet
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United States, United Kingdom, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Humanloop — Humanloop provides you everything you need to quickly build AI models that understand language and use them to automate tasks or extract structured information from unstructured documents.
  • Lumen Orbit — Lumen Orbit provides in-orbit cloud computing and data relay for satellites.
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
Albert Wenger Angel · New York, New York, United States
Albert Wenger is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures. Before joining USV, Albert was the president of del.icio.us through the company’s sale to Yahoo and an angel investor (Etsy, Tumblr). He previously founded or co-founded several companies, including a management consulting firm and an early hosted data analytics company. Albert graduatedfrom Harvard College in economics and computer science and holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from MIT.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Analytics, Manufacturing
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Germany, Egypt
Portfolio highlights
  • Brale — Combining the best of CeFi & DeFi.
  • Terra.do — Learn about climate change and start working on climate change solutions today with the Terra.do community.
  • Unearthly Materials — Unearthly Materials is a transformative materials company focused on delivering practical room-temperature superconductors and powering the century of superconductivity.
Mike Lee Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Mike Lee is Co-Founder of MyFitnessPal, the leading free resource helping people improve their health. Prior to founding MyFitnessPal, Mike co-founded NextC, a venture-funded startup focused on building online communities. During his 20 year tenure in the technology industry, Mike has held leadership positions at several other top start-upsin Silicon Valley, including Palm, Handspring, Beyond.com and Regis McKenna. Mike graduated summa cum laude from Princeton with a B.A. in Economics.
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Investment focus
  • Fitness, Software, Wellness
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United States, Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Sock Finance — Sock is a mobile finance app that is the easiest way in the world to earn interest (yield) on your crypto. With Sock, you can send crypto, invest, and earn with crypto anywhere in the world while maintaining self-custody.
  • Super.com — Through rich rewards and everyday savings, Super helps you access more of what you want at better prices, escape overspending, and level up life.
  • Sunnyside — Cutback Coach is a developer of an alcohol tracking app to help people build healthier habits around their drinking. It offers a custom plan based on current drinking habits and goals, then set a daily reminder via text message that help users set the limit of their drinking habit.
Peter Briffett Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Peter Briffett has been the Chief Operating Officer of LeanWorks. Peter Briffett served as Sales Director of iView Multimedia Ltd. Peter Briffett has multimedia technology sales experience and begun his career at 3Com Corporation. He served as European Sales and Marketing Manager of Actiontec Electronics, where he significantly expanded itswireless business and implemented successful channels and distribution strategies.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Apps
  • Pre-Seed, Seed
  • United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Pillar — Pillar is a fintech credit platform that allows retail consumers to monitor, build and grow their credit footprint as well as access a credit facility through the Pillar credit card.
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
  • Pillar Financial Technologies — All-in-one Financial Platform for Small Businesses
Joi Ito Angel · Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Joichi Ito is a Parttime Lecturer at Chiba Institute of Technology. he attended Keio University in 2018.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Software, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong
Portfolio highlights
  • KLKTN — KLKTN is a curated music, manga and art NFT platform connecting creators with fans through special experiences. The platform allows fans to access special edition digital art and behind-the-scenes moments of artists' creative process. In collaboration with top creators and artists and powered by blockchain technology, KLKTN is takingartist-fan engagement and the best of creative experiential culture into the digital world. Artworks are available as a limited supply of authenticated digital products or NFTs, for purchase via credit card, with a fixed cost per item. KLKTN's co-founders are Jeff Miyahara, Chief Creative Officer and a renowned record producer and songwriter who has produced over 260 international artists; Fabiano Soriani, Chief Technology Officer and former lead blockchain engineer for Dapper Labs; and Daisuke Iwase, Chief Executive Officer, Harvard Business School graduate, former World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and a digital pioneer known for co-founding Lifenet, a disruptive fintech venture, which he took to IPO. Built on the Flow blockchain to achieve affordable and environmentally-sustainable minting, KLKTN leaves more for artists, fans, and the planet.
  • Toku — Seamless employment, built for Web3. WorkDAO is the only Web3-native employment service that provides legal employment, token payroll, and employee benefits that make a difference, globally. We're building the infrastructure to scale DAOs and Web3 organizations so you can focus on building.
  • Shibuya — Welcome to Shibuya, a platform for high potential short films. We provide creators with a full-stack solution to fund films and shorts, build community, and foster an engaged fanbase. Fans can fund their favorite films, participate in the creative process, and join communities for the films they love most.
Heather Morris Angel · New York, New York, United States
Heather Morris is the Entrepreneur In Residence at NDRC. She attended The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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Investment focus
  • EdTech, Retail, Finance
  • Angel, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Kindora — Kindora buys, sells, and rents premium pre-owned items – from cots and strollers to nursery furniture – after a deep clean.
  • inspeq ai — Inspeq AI uses metric-based evaluation and improves model performance, helps detect responses with low factual accuracy, and prevents them before serving to the end-users.
  • Frank Financial Aid — Tuition isn't cheap. Financial aid is hard to get. Meet Frank - We're here to change how you finance and pay for school.
Eamon Leonard Angel
Eamon is a veteran of 20 years developing and building products, leading teams, and creating communities.Over the years he has: built and sold a company, built and failed to sell a company, made angel investments, hosted numerous conferences, organised hundreds of meetups, and brought thousands of people together to collaborate and do goodthings.As of June 2019, he's working on Boundless: making it easy for businesses to employ people in other countries and be compliant with tax and employment law.
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Investment focus
  • Messaging, Software, Apps
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • XMTP — 1.9M+ web3 identities trust XMTP for secure & private messaging
  • Cohort — Cohort helps its users find the people they need through the people they already know through social media. Cohort is an Ireland-based company that was founded in 2015 by Eamon Leonard.
  • PicStash — They offer a valuable but inexpensive PR tool, ensuring the maximum exposure of your Brand with minimum costs to your business. They make it easier for journalists to view your latest products and press releases, and share them with the rest of Ireland and beyond.
Cem Sertoglu Angel
Cem Sertoglu is an internet and technology venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He is currently a partner at Earlybird Venture Capital, a European venture investment firm focusing on technology and health technology companies.He is also a managing partner at Young Turk Ventures, an internet-focused investment firm. From 2008 to 2009, Sertogluwas a partner at iLab Ventures, the venture capital arm of AccessTurkey Capital Group that is focused on early-stage through late-stage growth equity investments, primarily in on-line consumer services companies and technology-driven business services companies in Turkey.Prior to these, Sertoglu founded SelectMinds, a provider of cloud-based, social talent sourcing apps that allow companies to use social networks such as Facebook to recruit employees. He served as its CEO from 1999 to 2005. The company was bought by Oracle in 2012.Sertoglu's investment highlights include: GittiGidiyor, the first major Turkish internet exit to eBay in 2011; YemekSepeti, the leading online meal delivery marketplace in Turkey; Grupanya, Turkey’s leading daily deal business; and Wikimart.ru, a leading Russian e-commerce platform. Other investments include: HipWay, CivicSolar, Lofty, Lime&Tonic, Gezlong and Vivense Home & Living.Sertoglu attended the University of Texas at Austin and received his bachelor's degree in Economics in 1993. He also attended Robert College from 1982 to 1989. He publishes a blog on Venture Capital and technology, titled SortiPreneur.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Marketplace, CRM
  • Seed, Series A, Series D
  • United States, Turkey, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • HipWay — Hipway is an online travel company maintaining two websites - hiplcub.ru and hipway.ru. Hipclub.ru - is a private online travel club running 10-15 flash sale deals per week. The deals include hotel stays and hotel+flight packages. Hipway.ru - is a travel package specialist offering wide range of hotel+flight packages of Russian touroperators. Hipway recieved angel funding from superangels such as Michael van Swaaij and Chamath Palihapitya in 2010.
  • idemama — Idemama is an online platform that provides its users with web and graphic design services. It is based in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Lime&Tonic — Consumer demand for unique ways to spend scarce leisure time is increasing. Hospitality merchants (particularly restaurants) struggle to attract and retain consumers. Delivery of services is not personalized due to exceedingly high labor costs. Via mobile, L&T curates online marketplace focusing on discovery (vs. search) of the bestculinary experiences and unique activities. $2.0 trillion leisure sector with a nice focus on the $160bn fine dining and $227bn activities segments.Proven success with leading merchants including Mandarin Oriental, Intercontinental, Four Seasons, Park Hyatt. Over 1,600 experiences created since company launch.www.limeandtonic.com
Graham Stirling Angel · Gibraltar, Gibraltar, Gibraltar
Graham Stirling is the Manager - Investments at Veddis.
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Investment focus
  • Art, RFID, Mobile
  • Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Ticket ABC — Ticket ABC is a white label ticketing software and venue management solution used by over 120 venues, promoters, artists in 4 countries. Brand your account to have the same look and feel as your website, better understand your sales and customers with their graphical reporting tool and integrate with social media to sell tickets within anyFacebook page. Fanalytics (Ticket ABC's customer analytics tool) transforms all the customer data generated from selling tickets into a snapshot of your business so you know who your top customers are, where they are from and the ability to communicate and reward them for their loyalty.
Matt Biddulph Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Matt Biddulph is the Software Engineer at Apple in 2019. He attended University of Oxford.
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Investment focus
  • Audio, Video, Events
  • Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Lanyrd — Eventbrite - Discover the Best Local Events & Things to Do
Ray Nolan Angel
Ray Nolan - Non-Exec Chair @ XSellco
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Investment focus
  • Apps, News, Software
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kinzen — Kinzen's blend of human skill and scalable technology enables trust and safety professionals and policy makers to get ahead of emerging threats, detect policy violations faster and take the proportionate and appropriate action.
  • Cohort — Cohort helps its users find the people they need through the people they already know through social media. Cohort is an Ireland-based company that was founded in 2015 by Eamon Leonard.
  • REFLEX Gaming
Victor Parker Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Victor Parker - Managing Director @ Spectrum Equity
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Education
  • Private Equity, Funding Round, Seed
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • ChangeX — <p>Find and start ideas that will transform your community. ChangeX provides everything you need to jumpstart projects you are passionate about!</p>
  • Ease — Ease is a purpose-built benefits administration system making the enrollment experience easy from start to finish. Because benefits matter.
  • DispatchTrack — Our last mile delivery platform leverages AI-powered route optimization and a real-time order tracker to elevate the customer experience. Book a demo today
Bill McKiernan Angel · Los Gatos, California, United States
William S. McKiernan, Bill founded CyberSource Corp. in 1994 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from December 1997 to January 1, 2010. Mr. McKiernan served as Chief Executive Officer of Beyond.com corp., from 1994 to March 1998. From 1992 to 1994, he was employed by Network Associates (formerly known as McAfee Associates, Inc.) a developerof computer security software, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer during its initial public offering since October 1992. Prior to joining McAfee Associates in 1992, Mr. McKiernan served as Vice President of Princeton Venture Research, Inc., an investment banking and venture consulting firm from 1990 to 1992. He also held management positions with IBM/ROLM, a telecommunications company, and Price Waterhouse. He is the Founder of CyberSource Limited and serves as its Executive Chairman. He served as Chairman of the Board of Cybersource Corp. since December 1997. He Founded Beyond.com, an online reseller of computer software, in 1994 and served as its Chairman of the Board since March 1998. He serves as a Director of Vertical Software, Inc. He served as a Director of Cybersource Corp. since December 1997. Mr. McKiernan holds a B.S. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, SaaS, Bitcoin
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • ChangeX — <p>Find and start ideas that will transform your community. ChangeX provides everything you need to jumpstart projects you are passionate about!</p>
  • Signifyd — Put CX at the heart of ecommerce operations. Strike the perfect balance between conversion and fraud prevention.
  • Bitnet Technologies — Bitnet provides a digital commerce platform enabling enterprise-scale merchants to accept bitcoin payments. Bitnet’s engineering, product, and business development team help in building and managing the world’s largest payment gateway, CyberSource (NASDAQ: CYBS), which was sold to the world’s largest payment network, Visa (NYSE: V), for $2billion in 2010.
Tim Cederman-Haysom Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Tim Cederman-Haysom is Product leader at Pyn.
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Investment focus
  • News, SaaS, Audio
  • Seed
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Adioso — Adioso is a better search and booking app for leisure travel.It allows users to:* search without constraints on destinations & dates* follow destinations or search terms to receive deals, trip recommendations, and other content to help them plan and book their trip.Its key benefits are:* Travelers find it much easier to choosethe very best travel options available* Airlines & suppliers can focus messages and offers at highly qualified customers.Founded in Australia in 2008 by Fenn Bailey and Tom Howard, Adioso was in the Winter ‘09 class of Y Combinator, and has received seed funding from Silicon Valley and travel industry investors.As of March 2012, Adioso has a team of eight engineers and designers in Australia and the US, and is moving rapidly towards the launch of some major new product features and global airline coverage.
  • Lanyrd — Eventbrite - Discover the Best Local Events & Things to Do
  • OwnLocal — We help local media companies to power their digital services by automatically converting traditional print ads into powerful online marketing campaigns.
Barry Lunn Angel
Barry Lunn, the founder and CEO of Provizio (previously founder and CEO of Arralis) takes a design led approach to tech entrepreneurship. Barry’s approach to solving difficult technology problems is as much artistic as it is actual physics.
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Investment focus
  • Sensor, Software, Aerospace
  • Seed, Angel
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Arralis — Discover our cutting-edge E-Band Telecommunications solutions at Arralis. We provide high-speed wireless communication technology for various industries.
  • Cohort — Cohort helps its users find the people they need through the people they already know through social media. Cohort is an Ireland-based company that was founded in 2015 by Eamon Leonard.
  • Provizio — Imagine an affordable system that gives every driver 360-degree insights in all weather conditions and paves a true path to autonomy.
Tom Preston-Werner Angel · San Francisco, California, United States · 12 investments in the past 12 months
Tom Preston-Werner - Cofounder @ Preston-Werner Ventures
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Developer Tools
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Germany, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • OpenPipe — Convert expensive LLM prompts into fast, cheap fine-tuned models.
  • Alinia AI — Alignment Platform for Generative AI. Alinia makes it easy for enterprises to control and guide Gen AI applications based on their policies and preferences.
  • MoneyHash — MoneyHash provides access to payment and fintech services across the Middle East & Africa with one simple integration.
Shay Garvey Angel · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Shay is a founding partner of Frontline Ventures and one of the most active and experienced early stage technology investors in Europe. He was part of the core team of Delta Partners that raised 4 funds and €235m between 1994-2007. He has invested in 25 early stage tech companies and achieved exits over a number of cycles. He has deep networksamong investors and the entrepreneurial community in Ireland and USA.Earlier in his career Shay worked in industry with Exxon and Corning before joining McKinsey. Shay then returned to Ireland and spent seven years in the Irish start up scene as a founder/investor in two companies and CEO of a major food exporter before joining the venture capital industry.Shay has served on the boards of the Irish Venture Capital Association, the Trinity College Science Gallery and the Harvard Business School European Leadership Council.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Appital — Real-time visibility, full transparency and maximum control over the bookbuilding and deal distribution process in publicly listed equities.
  • ChangeX — <p>Find and start ideas that will transform your community. ChangeX provides everything you need to jumpstart projects you are passionate about!</p>
  • Linked Finance — LinkedFinance offers a new and painless way for Irish businesses to borrow money from a large group of real people, including their own customers. Crowd Funding is the new way for companies to borrow, bankers get bypassed, the wheels of business keep turning and everyone wins!Person to Person (P2P) lending or Crowd Funding is simple. Peoplewith money to lend can lend it directly to people who need it. With LinkedFinance lenders can lend directly to small businesses looking for funding. Crowd Funding provides complete transparency to both the lender and borrower and it brings lending back to basics where a lender simply deposits funds and when there are enough funds available loans can be made to credit worthy borrowers.How it Works - Businesses looking for a loan can apply at Linkedfinance.com for funding. The loan required and full details of the business are posted in their market. Potential Lenders can participate in an auction process where they bid on how much of the loan they are prepared to fund and the interest rate they require. The lowest rate bids are accepted so the borrower secures the best interest rate possible.
Mehmet Onarcan Angel
Mehmet Onarcan is the Founder of Mentors Network Turkey. He previously worked at Project House as an Advisory Board Member - Digital Transformation. Mehmet Onarcan attended Yildiz Technical University.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, Internet, Social Network
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Turkey, Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Missafir — Missafir is a PropTech start-up in Istanbul. We are the first short/mid term home rental management company in Turkey!We deliver for our customers through a combination of thoughtful interior design and attentive hotel-style services that deliver superior earnings from short/mid term rental management through our strength in data-drivendynamic pricing solutions.
  • Doktorderki — Doktorderki is an online system that allows people to directly talk to doctors about their questions and problems regarding health. It aims to establish a scalable B2C growth model along with the investment it is taking and to do B2B work with pharmacists and mainly dermocosmetics companies.The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered inIstanbul, Turkey.
  • Local Guddy, Inc. — A marketplace connecting travelers and locals through unique guddy tours from locals all around the world. Taste local foods, drinks; see must see places, night life, views etc.
Joi Ito Angel · Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Joichi Ito is a Parttime Lecturer at Chiba Institute of Technology. he attended Keio University in 2018.
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Investment focus
  • Mobile, Software, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong
Portfolio highlights
  • KLKTN — KLKTN is a curated music, manga and art NFT platform connecting creators with fans through special experiences. The platform allows fans to access special edition digital art and behind-the-scenes moments of artists' creative process. In collaboration with top creators and artists and powered by blockchain technology, KLKTN is takingartist-fan engagement and the best of creative experiential culture into the digital world. Artworks are available as a limited supply of authenticated digital products or NFTs, for purchase via credit card, with a fixed cost per item. KLKTN's co-founders are Jeff Miyahara, Chief Creative Officer and a renowned record producer and songwriter who has produced over 260 international artists; Fabiano Soriani, Chief Technology Officer and former lead blockchain engineer for Dapper Labs; and Daisuke Iwase, Chief Executive Officer, Harvard Business School graduate, former World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and a digital pioneer known for co-founding Lifenet, a disruptive fintech venture, which he took to IPO. Built on the Flow blockchain to achieve affordable and environmentally-sustainable minting, KLKTN leaves more for artists, fans, and the planet.
  • Toku — Seamless employment, built for Web3. WorkDAO is the only Web3-native employment service that provides legal employment, token payroll, and employee benefits that make a difference, globally. We're building the infrastructure to scale DAOs and Web3 organizations so you can focus on building.
  • Shibuya — Welcome to Shibuya, a platform for high potential short films. We provide creators with a full-stack solution to fund films and shorts, build community, and foster an engaged fanbase. Fans can fund their favorite films, participate in the creative process, and join communities for the films they love most.
Scott Chacon Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
Scott Chacon is a Git evangelist and Ruby developer currently as the Cofounder & CEO of Chatterbug. He is the author of the Pro Git book by Apress, the Git Internals Peepcode PDF as well as the maintainer of the Git homepage and the Git Community Book. Source
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Open Source
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • Germany, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Bloom — Bloom empowers everyone to be their own therapist through interactive video-guided therapy sessions.
  • Flower Labs — A unified approach to federated learning, analytics, and evaluation. Federate any workload, any ML framework, and any programming language.
  • Bloom Health Partners — Bloom Health Partners has been shutdown.
Mark Cummins Angel
Mark Cummins
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Investment focus
  • Software, B2B, CRM
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series B
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Inscribe — Inscribe helps financial institutions manage risk by empowering teams with fraudulent document detection, intelligent automation, and the ability to better understand customer creditworthiness.
  • &Open — For businesses that gift to give back, share joy, or show they care. All you need is an email.
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
Matt Haughey Angel
Matt Haughey - Founder @ MetaFilter
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Investment focus
  • Audio, Video, Events
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Lanyrd — Eventbrite - Discover the Best Local Events & Things to Do
  • Kickstarter — Kickstarter exists to help bring creative projects to life. A home for film, music, art, theater, games, comics, design, photography, and more.
Dave Burke Angel
Dave Burke
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Investment focus
  • Events, Travel, Ticketing
  • Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Coras — Coras is changing the way tickets are sold online. Our platform lets customers buy tickets for any event or activity, through websites they already use.
John O'Farrell Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
John O'Farrell is a general partner at the Andreessen Horowitz. John was responsible for partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and strategic transactions for Silver Spring Networks. He has more than 25 years of the US and international experience in corporate/business development and operational roles in the Internet, enterprisesoftware and telecommunications industries.Prior to joining Silver Spring Networks in January 2008, John was Executive Vice President, Business Development, for Opsware Inc. During his tenure at Opsware, John was responsible for four successful acquisitions, major strategic partnerships with EDS and Cisco, and other strategic transactions culminating in the sale of Opsware to HP for $1.65 Billion in September 2007. Prior to Opsware, John was Executive Vice President, International, for Excite@Home, where he founded the international division and grew it to $70M in annual revenues. Earlier in his career, John held positions in the United States and Europe with organizations including MediaOne Group/US West, Booz Allen and Hamilton, Telecom Ireland, the European Commission, Digital Equipment and Siemens.John has an MBA degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he graduated as an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin, where he graduated with First Class Honors. John speaks English, German, French and Portuguese.
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Investment focus
  • SaaS, Software, Analytics
  • Series B, Series A, Series D
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • ItsOn — How Does The Casino Make Money Through Slot Machines
  • ChangeX — <p>Find and start ideas that will transform your community. ChangeX provides everything you need to jumpstart projects you are passionate about!</p>
  • Granular — Corteva Agriscience software and digital solutions give the real-time, field-by-field information needed to maximize yield & manage input costs.
Blaine Cook Angel · Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Blaine Cook is the former Architect at Twitter. Before his departure he focused on building and maintaining Twitter’s Jabber-based real-time backend infrastructure that tracks and distributes millions of updates every day to users on the Web, instant messaging, and SMS.
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Investment focus
  • Audio, Video, Events
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Typedream — Use AI to help you plan, visualize, and build your website. Generate wireframes & copywriting for marketing websites in minutes with Typedream's AI Website Builder, then edit, customize, and publish your site with our powerful website editor
  • Little Bird — Little Bird powers fast and focused engagement for modern marketers in tech, entertainment, and financial services. Its solution helps marketers overcome the noise and chaos of the social web, to map and engage with the most influential subject matter experts online. Little Bird helps marketing organizations build social capital, expand theirrelevant reach, and grow their businesses.
  • Planetary — Planetary is a humane decentralized social network. We've built an open protocol and platform for social media and software. A place where you control your data and relationships. This new platform does for social media what open source did for software, creating a common platform for all to build upon secure scuttlebutt.Social media is thepublic sphere and it needs to be owned and controlled by the people who create it.
Georgina Smallwood Angel
Georgie Smallwood is the Chief Product Officer at N26. In her role, Georgie leads the global product strategy and the team responsible for its delivery. With over 12 years experience in global digital and software companies such as Xero, News Ltd and Scout24, her leadership, strategic thinking and operational effectiveness has benefited from herbreadth of experience. Leading large teams in multiple locations, Georgie leans into the challenges of scaling global businesses and believes that growth and change are always successful when done with high levels of communication (verbal and non verbal) and respect throughout an organization.
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Investment focus
  • Retail, Software, Children
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • Germany, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kindora — Kindora buys, sells, and rents premium pre-owned items – from cots and strollers to nursery furniture – after a deep clean.
  • Remi — Add mood-sharing and icebreakers to async check-ins and meetings. Stay connected and build trust on your remote team every day.
  • LiSA — Offer shoppable live video streams to all your online audiences in ONE highly engaging and conversion-boosting experience. Live Stream Shopping Software tailored to all your needs.
Jesper Brok Angel · Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Jesper Brok is the Founder of Tjommi and Legalfinder.com.
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Investment focus
  • E-Learning, Recruiting, Communities
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Denmark, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Healper — An online matching platform where you get matched with the mental health tools and psychologist who fits your personality, demography, and personal factors, giving you the best chance for effective therapy. The platform includes an online survey, psychologist profiles, booking and payment systems, reminders, sessions, and feedback systems. Webelieve better mental health starts with having a therapist in whom you trust, have chemistry with, and have relevant expertise. Healper will make a better match between you and the therapist based on professional and personal factors through a safe and smooth user journey. We believe a better match means better therapy, empowering you to get more out of your life.
  • Yard — The community for organisers rebuilding their local tech community
Brian Caulfield Angel · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Brian Caulfield is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and angel investor. He is a General Partner at DFJ Esprit (http://www.dfjesprit.com/).Brian currently sits on the boards of Datahug, Movidius, MTT, Clavis Technology and the Irish Times, Ireland's leading daily newspaper. He is also a personal investor in a number ofearly stage technology companies including Cicero Networks, GridStore and Teamer.From 2002 to 2007 Brian was a partner at Trinity Venture Capital. At TVC Brian sat on the boards of or led investments in AePONA (sold to Intel - Nasdaq: INTC), ChangingWorlds (Amdocs - NYSE: DOX), CR2, SteelTrace (Compuware - NASDAQ: CPWR) and APT (CSR LSE:CSR.L). Previously, in 1992 Brian co-founded Exceptis Technologies. Exceptis provided dispute management software for the electronic/card payments sector and was sold to Trintech Group (NASDAQ: TTPA) in November 2000. In 2001 Brian co-founded Similarity Systems, a business focused data quality management software company that was acquired by Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) in January 2006. Brian was also a founder director and shareholder of Prediction Dynamics, which failed in 2004.Brian is a Computer Engineering graduate of Trinity College Dublin. Brian was the 2007 recipient of the Irish Software Association's "Technology Person of the Year" award. In 2010 he also received the Halo Business Angel Network's Business Angel of the Year award.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Apps
  • Seed, Angel, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Examfly — Examfly is a platform that helps clients prepare for professional tax and accounting exams. Examfly was founded in 2019 and was headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Inclusio — The inclusio diversity and inclusion platform is designed to measure and positively shift the culture of your organisation. Contact us for more information.
  • Moby Bikes — Moby Bikes is an innovative start-up company focused on developing and bringing to market a range of electric mobility solutions for cities and individuals.
Patrick Walsh Angel · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Former Product Manager at ezetop where he led the development and deployment of a white label mobile phone online top up system for Digicel across its 31 markets. KPMG exam qualified Chartered Accountant having worked across telecoms, music & software industries.
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Investment focus
  • Apps, FinTech, Insurance
  • Pre-Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
Desmond Green Angel
Desmond Green is an entrepreneur.
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Investment focus
  • Retail, Children
  • Angel
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kindora — Kindora buys, sells, and rents premium pre-owned items – from cots and strollers to nursery furniture – after a deep clean.
Harper Reed Angel · Chicago, Illinois, United States
Harper Reed is the CEO of General Galactic Corporation. He previously worked at Braintree as the Head of Commerce. He attended Cornell College.
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Investment focus
  • Communities, Social Media, Online Portals
  • Angel
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Cohort — Cohort helps its users find the people they need through the people they already know through social media. Cohort is an Ireland-based company that was founded in 2015 by Eamon Leonard.
Joshua Schachter Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
Joshua Schachter is an organizer at Self Racing Cars. He was the CEO of Tasty Labs and the founder of Joshua has also worked for directory, and was a co-creator of Memepool.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Mobile, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United States, Japan, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Arrows — Arrows is a customer onboarding checklist. Send every customer a personalized onboarding plan, with automated email reminders, due dates, assigned tasks, and a lot more.One of the hardest things about onboarding is getting everybody on the same page. Using Arrows, you can get "mutual buy-in" from your customers to build trust throughoutthe onboarding process. Plus, with due dates and automated email reminders, they'll always know what should be done next. Arrows is the place for you to collaborate, strategize, and coordinate together.Every customer is different... so why are you giving them the same onboarding plan? With Arrows, personalizing onboarding for your customers is a cinch. Start with a template, so your team never misses important steps. Then customize your plan for each customer, so you can get mutual buy-in on a plan perfectly structured for their goals and timeline.
  • Urban Machine — Urban Machine pioneers sustainable wood reclamation. The Machine leverages robotics and AI technology to transform the construction industry by reducing wood waste and promoting circular practices.
  • Hidden Door — Hidden Door is an online game platform for youngsters to delight themselves by discovering, playing, and creating stories.
Julie Meyer Angel · Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Julie Meyer is the Founder and CEO at VIVA Investment Partners. She previously worked at VIVA Capital as a Chief Executive Officer. Julie Meyer attended INSEAD.
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Investment focus
  • Events, Mobile, Leisure
  • Seed, Series A, Corporate Round
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • SPiCE VC — SPiCE VC will issue regulation-compliant security tokens that will entitle holders to exit revenues.SPiCE tokens will be liquid and tradable from the start.VCs invest in startups that disrupt industries and reinvent the world we live in, generating billions of dollarsin the process. So it’s remarkable to see how the world of venture capital itselfhas remained untouchedby technologyfor so many years.
  • Lime&Tonic — Consumer demand for unique ways to spend scarce leisure time is increasing. Hospitality merchants (particularly restaurants) struggle to attract and retain consumers. Delivery of services is not personalized due to exceedingly high labor costs. Via mobile, L&T curates online marketplace focusing on discovery (vs. search) of the bestculinary experiences and unique activities. $2.0 trillion leisure sector with a nice focus on the $160bn fine dining and $227bn activities segments.Proven success with leading merchants including Mandarin Oriental, Intercontinental, Four Seasons, Park Hyatt. Over 1,600 experiences created since company launch.www.limeandtonic.com
  • Drive Software Solutions — Fleet management solutions for companies, brokers, lease companies. Control of your vehicles and drivers in a secure, organised application.
Portman Wills Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Portman Wills - Co-Founder & CTO @ Wagestream
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Banking
  • Seed, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, Spain, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Pillar — Pillar is a fintech credit platform that allows retail consumers to monitor, build and grow their credit footprint as well as access a credit facility through the Pillar credit card.
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
  • Pillar Financial Technologies — All-in-one Financial Platform for Small Businesses
Esther Dyson Angel · New York, New York, United States
Esther Dyson - Founder @ Way to Wellville
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Software, Medical
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Russian Federation
Portfolio highlights
  • Ezra AI — Ezra provides full-body MRI screening for potential early cancer and abnormalities in up to 13 organs. Book a scan today.
  • Boxhub — Buy new & used shipping containers with Boxhub. We make buying a shipping & storage containers easy - get it delivered right to your door. Shop today!
  • Way — Way combines intuitive eating with behavior science for mindful habits. 73.5% of app users report transformed thinking post-program.
Romain Huet Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Romain Huet currently runs Stripe's global developer relations team. He previously served as a Senior Developer Advocate at Twitter. He was the first member of the Developer Relations team outside of the US, and joined joined Twitter in 2013 to tell the story of the platform and inspire developers to connect to the pulse of the planet withTwitter APIs. In October 2014, he helped launch Fabric, Twitter's new mobile platform, and Digits. Since then, he has been traveling the world to meet developers in more than 20 cities and working with amazing entrepreneurs and companies to build the best mobile apps for iOS & Android.Previously, he was the Co-Founder & CTO of Jolicloud. Romain Huet designed and launched Joli OS, the first cloud operating system based on Linux and Chromium. Huet created its user interface and exposed system APIs with cutting-edge JavaScript and HTML5, and built the platform connecting all major cloud services entirely in Node.During his engineering course, he worked at Netvibes where he pioneered the Facebook API development with the most popular widget of the personalized start page and helped create UWA, the open source JavaScript engine to make Netvibes apps run everywhere.
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Apps, FinTech
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • France, Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Lago — Lago is the easiest way to segment and sync customer data to your business tools. You can sync customer data in a minute to Sales, Customer Success, Mailing, Revenue or Advertising Platforms.
  • Twin — We are building the AI productivity platform for SMB teams to automate complex and repetitive tasks across, as seamlessly as delegating them to smart interns.
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
Lachy Groom Angel · San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States · 16 investments in the past 12 months
Lachy Groom
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, India, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Ashby — Ashby is a developer of recruitment software used for high-growth companies. It develops usable, enterprise-grade employment software that enables company leaders, recruiters, and hiring managers to run their hiring process significantly better. It was founded in 2018 and is based in San Francisco, California.
  • Formation Bio — Building the pharma company of the future.
  • Zepto — India's fastest grocery delivery service.
Peter Lorent Angel
Peter Lorent
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Investment focus
  • Apps, FinTech, Insurance
  • Pre-Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Kota — Instant access to leading insurance and retirement providers globally, with flexible contributions, automated accounting and a delightfully simple employee app.
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