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Top 50 Startup Investors in Ireland

A list of 50 angel investors and VC funds that invest in startups based in Ireland. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in companies from Ireland. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 Startup Investors in Ireland

Investor Ireland investments
Enterprise Ireland 268
NDRC 94
Act Venture Capital 73
Kernel Capital 53
Frontline Ventures 48
Delta Partners 46
AIB Seed Capital Fund 38
Elkstone Capital Partners 35
Western Development Commission 32
Enterprise Equity 27
Tribal.vc 27
Atlantic Bridge University Fund 27
Atlantic Bridge 25
Business Venture Partners 21
Sure Valley Ventures 20
Irrus Investments 19
Furthr VC 17
Middlegame Ventures 10
The Yield Lab Europe 9
Fountain Healthcare Partners 9
Brian Caulfield 9
HBAN Medtech Syndicate 9
Development Capital 9
EIT Health 8
Business Growth Fund 8
Episode 1 7
Growing Capital 7
Furthr 7
Oyster Capital Partners 7
Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund 7
Seroba Life Sciences 7
Molten Ventures 7
Finch Capital 6
SVG Ventures 6
SVG Ventures 6
Zoosh Group 6
Balderton Capital 5
Notion Capital 5
European Investment Bank 5
Ray Nolan 5
Venturewave Capital 5
Liam Casey 5
NJF Capital 5
Bloom Equity 5
LocalGlobe 5
WI Harper Group 5
Boole 4
Tom Kennedy 4
Wayra 4
Shane Naughton 4
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Enterprise Ireland VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 17 investments in the past 12 months
Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and funding of the indigenous business sector. Their mission is to accelerate the development of companies to achieve strong positions in global markets resulting in increased national and regional prosperity. It was founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Lative — Lative automates capacity planning, maximizing profitable sales growth & revenue efficiency for high-performance revenue teams.
  • Cytidel — Cytidel helps security teams reduce breaches, save time, and stay secure. Vulnerability Management and Cyber Risk Management, and Threat Intelligence Specialists
  • GREYSCOUT — Safeguard your reputation and increase revenue with GreyScout, the scalable, always-on platform for fighting IP infringement and grey market sellers.
NDRC VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
NDRC builds high-impact new ventures. By providing the people, time, space and investment needed at the earliest stages of dedicated commercialisation work, NDRC is creating companies worthy of commercial investment and with the ability to scale. The NDRC team has the breadth of knowledge and expertise in technology and markets. NDRC worksside-by-side with researchers, entrepreneurs and venture teams to turn great ideas into successful new ventures.By the end of 2014, NDRC’s portfolio of startup ventures had secured a cumulative €88m in follow-on investment from commercial investors, with a combined market capitalisation of approx. €220m.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Convertible Note
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Hiiker — Find 1000s of the best backpacking and hiking adventures, with reviews, photos, and great places to stay.
  • Legitify — Legitify is an AI powered solution using audio-video authentication that allows customers to notarize documents online remotely from anywhere, without the hassle of visiting a notary public in person.
  • Dataships — Dataships uses top level data privacy software to help your brand, no matter your location.
Act Venture Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Technology-focused, investing capital and expertise to fuel growth in the most promising ideas and companies. Raised c.€600m across multiple funds and invest from seed to growth.We look for companies with potentially cutting-edge, category-defining businesses in markets including application software, IT infrastructure, communications, Internetand mobile. We help founders create and scale businesses globally. We work as a small team with diverse strengths accessing a community of over 200 founders. The teams and companies we back scale their investor base as they scale their business execution and ambition. We work closely with them in this process. Over the past 25 years have built a broad network of US and European investors and founders that share our vision and approach.Act is based in Dublin, Ireland.Our most recent funds are supported by the European Investment Fund.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Analytics
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • GREYSCOUT — Safeguard your reputation and increase revenue with GreyScout, the scalable, always-on platform for fighting IP infringement and grey market sellers.
  • Spotted Zebra — Spotted Zebra's skills cloud powers skills-based organisations. Our platform ensures skills are the centre of every decision made about people. Whether talent acquisition, talent development or internal mobility, Spotted Zebra focuses people on skills.
  • Micron AgriTech — Micron Agritech is home to the Micron Kit, and allows farmers and vets to test animals on site for parasites and get results within 30 minutes
Kernel Capital VC Fund · Cork, Cork, Ireland
Kernel Capital is the independent manager of The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Venture Funds, one of the largest and most active sources of equity finance on the island of Ireland. Kernel leverage their extensive network to enable their portfolio companies recruit the highest caliber people, to break into new international markets and to generaterevenues of scale. It is the only investment firm with venture capital Funds dedicated to both jurisdictions on the Island. Kernel have raised over €210M from investors which including their strategic partner Bank of Ireland, Invest NI, Enterprise Ireland, Galway University Foundation, The University of Limerick Foundation, The New York State Common Retirement Fund and undisclosed Family Offices. Consistently delivering strong financial returns for their investors Kernel have led more than 20 substantial trade sales to NASDAQ, NYSE, and LSE listed corporations.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Pretto — Pretto is the only truly transparent online real estate price comparator.Pretto accompanies you until the signing of your loan, free of charge and without commitment.
  • Pilot Photonics — Welcome to Pilot Photonics, a laser product development company in Dublin, Ireland. We provide optical frequency combs and tunable lasers.
  • Causeway Sensors — The Affinity, is a compact, bench-top Biosensor providing accurate real-time analysis at an accessible price. The Affinity biosensor and accompanying Access Chip incorporate the latest advancements in Nanotechnology, providing the biochemistry researcher the perfect platform to explore the complex world of biomolecular interactions.
Frontline Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Frontline is the venture firm for globally ambitious B2B companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Frontline Seed speeds up ideas at inception across Europe. Frontline X is a growth-stage fund, for fast and frictionless US-Europe expansion.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Harriet — Efficient, cost effective AI for HR that improves the employee experience. Get time back to focus on what counts and let Harriet do the rest | Harriet
  • DUDE CHEM — DUDE CHEM is a leading company in green chemical manufacturing based in Berlin.
  • JustParent — JustParent is a SAAS based Insurance and Employee Benefit firm that helps SMB with their employees.
Delta Partners VC Fund · Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Early stage VC investments and funding for start-ups / founders in Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Kayna — Kayna is an insurance distribution company that collaborates with vertical SaaS platforms and utilises data to offer insurance services.
  • Offr — Offr is the new way to buy and sell property, quickly and transparently.
  • Tailr — Redefining production for the clothing industry.
AIB Seed Capital Fund VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
The AIB Seed Capital Fund was established in 2007 to provide venture capital for companies at the seed and early stages of development across a range of sectors throughout the Republic of Ireland. The Fund was established under the Enterprise Ireland Seed and Venture Capital Programme 2007-2012.The Fund has a total of €30m under managementwith AIB and Enterprise Ireland both committing €15m. It is managed by experienced managers with extensive expertise in making seed and early stage investments, adding value and facilitating business success.The Fund managers are empowered to make seed investments of up to approximately €500,000. Furthermore, the Fund has the capacity to make investments in later rounds to support the continued growth of investee companies.The Fund will be managed by Enterprise Equity Venture Capital and the Dublin Business Innovation Centre. This unique partnership brings together extensive regional and investment expertise.Enterprise Equity will evaluate and manage all investments outside the city and county of Dublin, as well as investments that require in excess of €250,000 from the fund within the city and county of Dublin.Dublin Business Innovation Centre (DBIC) will evaluate and manage all investments within the city and county of Dublin when the initial investment amount required from the Fund does not exceed €250,000.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, Jersey
Portfolio highlights
  • NewsWhip — The only real-time media monitoring platform that predicts the stories and topics that will matter in the hours ahead.
  • Offr — Offr is the new way to buy and sell property, quickly and transparently.
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics — https://metabolomicdiagnostics.com/ A deep-tech company specialized in the development of biomarker-based diagnostic solutions
Elkstone Capital Partners VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Elkstone is an investment firm, focusing on entrepreneurs, senior executives, institutional LPs, the venture community, and the Irish diaspora.The objective of the organization is to boost the economic value and overall well-being of the island of Ireland by expanding a network, facilitating deserving investments, and delivering excellentinvestment performance.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Lative — Lative automates capacity planning, maximizing profitable sales growth & revenue efficiency for high-performance revenue teams.
  • Cytidel — Cytidel helps security teams reduce breaches, save time, and stay secure. Vulnerability Management and Cyber Risk Management, and Threat Intelligence Specialists
  • Kerno — Instantly identify the root cause of any critical issue in your Cloud apps and get back to business in minutes, not hours.
Western Development Commission VC Fund · Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon, Ireland · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Supporting communities to grow, investing in businesses to scale and planning for the future of the western region.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Medical Device, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — FeelTect’s technology, Tight Alright, is a pressure sensing, connected-health device for measuring and monitoring sub-bandage pressure during compression therapy, primarily for the millions of people worldwide with venous leg ulcers (VLUs). Compression is a proven therapy for VLUs, however if it’s applied too loose, it’s ineffective, and if it’stoo tight, it’s dangerous.
  • Bluedrop Medical — Thermal and visual assessment in a single scan. Award winning, patented design.
  • Amara Therapeutics — Amara Therapeutics is passionate about empowering women and men to take control of their pelvic health. Amara Therapeutics use evidence based medicine and behavioural interventions supported by Amara Therapeutics platform of technologies to provide safe, convenient and non-invasive care pathways. At Amara Therapeutics mission is to fix the carepathway for pelvic health patients, connecting healthcare providers, patients and peers through our platform.
Enterprise Equity VC Fund · Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
Enterprise Equity (or EEVC) is an excellent for providing capital to early stage and expanding business throughout Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Medical Device
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series B
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Phorest — Join 8000+ spas, barbers, hair, beauty and nail salon owners using the #1 management, scheduling, POS and appointment booking system. Try Phorest now!
  • SurgaColl — SurgaColl Technologies is a medical device company developing novel tissue regeneration products for the surgical treatment of diseases of the bone, cartilage and other human tissue. Based on technology developed at the Tissue Engineering Research Group (TERG) of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), headed by Professor Fergal O’Brien,the company aims to become a leader in the field of regenerative medical devices.
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics — https://metabolomicdiagnostics.com/ A deep-tech company specialized in the development of biomarker-based diagnostic solutions
Tribal.vc VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
We are a venture firm that empowers entrepreneurs on their own unique path to success. We invest early and with conviction, using our experience and networks to help guide founders and their teams as needed. Our investment experience includes; Seed investment in Boxever, acquired by SiteCore.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Analytics
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Conjura — The eCommerce Analytics platform
  • GREYSCOUT — Safeguard your reputation and increase revenue with GreyScout, the scalable, always-on platform for fighting IP infringement and grey market sellers.
  • &Open — For businesses that gift to give back, share joy, or show they care. All you need is an email.
Atlantic Bridge University Fund VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
We invest in entrepreneurs with the ambition to create world-class companies of scale.
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Health Care, Big Data
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • CroíValve — CroíValve is a developed a safe, effective, easy to use, percutaneous solution for treating all patients with severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • ProVerum Medical — ProVerum Medical is an early stage medical device startup for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
  • Tympany Medical — Tympany Medical is a Needs-driven, Innovative MedTech StartUp based in the West of Ireland
Atlantic Bridge VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Atlantic Bridge is a Growth Equity Firm with a Cross Border Value Add strategy. We invest in deep technology companies in Europe and the US. Our team is made up of successful entrepreneurs and senior technology industry executives and we invest in strong ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams that have the passion and drive to scale up andexploit major growth opportunities. We help our portfolio companies expand and grow internationally through our global platform with our team and offices in London, Dublin, Munich, Paris and Palo Alto.Atlantic Bridge brings together a unique team of technology entrepreneurs, experienced managers, finance professionals, and investment experts. The team contains a wealth of international business experience across Europe, the UK and the US. They have worked together in various capacities for the last 30 years, bringing a true partnership approach to their firm and their investments. Its investors include the founders, leading institutional investors, and private investors with a track record of investment in successful technology companies.Atlantic Bridge has developed a unique and differentiated strategy that focuses on specific technology themes and the implementation of the “Atlantic Bridge Model” for scaling companies internationally. The “Bridge Model” accelerates the scale-up of technology companies in Europe and the US. This approach is highly differentiated and has delivered strong performance results to date.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • United States, Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Neurobell — NeuroBell develop novel EEG medical devices for early detection and monitoring of neonatal seizures.
  • Secondmind — Helping automotive engineers design better cars, faster.
  • LUMA Vision — OneProjects is an Irish-German cardiac imaging specialist.
Business Venture Partners VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Business Venture Partners was founded in 2004 as a corporate finance adviser for SME/owner managed businesses. The investment team is comprised of Elliott Griffin, Ronan Smith, Edel Coen and Mark Ruane and the team skills combine deep industry knowledge with experience in venture investing, corporate finance and international expansion. Theteam works on behalf of its clients buying and selling companies, raising finances, working with start-ups and advising on strategic growth, business succession and owner exits.Since 2007, BVP has successfully raised and managed 10 Simple Green BES and EII Funds. They have invested, on behalf of their investors, in some of Ireland’s most innovative companies such as Celtic Bioenergy, EFT Controls, and UrbanVolt. Our investment strategy is to spread investments over project finance and a portfolio of high potential companies. Their philosophy is to work hard with each investment to deliver valuable support for the company promoters and build shareholder value for their investors.In 2016 BVP launched The 10th BVP Green EII Fund. The fund provides eligible investors with the opportunity to avail of up to 40% income tax relief and provides the investor access to a portfolio of cleantech companies and renewable energy projects. The 11th Green Fund will be launched in Q4 2017.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Information Technology, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • OOHPod — Self service parcel lockers for personal and business customers. Choose from a range of plans to suit you. Pay As You Go, Monthly and Premium Subscriptions available. Find your nearest OOHPod parcel locker and start using your out of home flexible address today.
  • Positive Carbon — Positive Carbon provides an innovative solution for businesses to track, manage, and reduce food waste. With real-time analytics, CO2 calculation, and a comprehensive learning platform, we help you save costs and achieve sustainability goals. Request a demo today to start making a positive environmental impact.
  • X-BOLT Orthapaedics — X-Bolt Trauma Solutions for osteoporotic bone fixation. FDA 510(k) approved. Clinical studies include the WHITE One (n=100) and WHITE Four (n=1,140) randomized control trials.
Sure Valley Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
An entrepreneur led Venture Capital Fund that invests in early stage software companies. Working in partnership with Shard Capital, a specialist broker and asset manager based in the City of London, Sure Valley Ventures specialises in investing in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), Financial Technology (FinTech), and the Internet ofThings (IoT) Sectors.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Captur — Captur helps companies make smarter decisions, at the speed of capturing a photo. We use expert triaging and visual AI to identify and action tasks instantly for companies managing in-field operations.
  • Jaid — Jaid is an AI-powered platform that extracts critical data from diverse company and customer communications.
  • Everyangle — Everyangle facilitates business in computer vision applications based on cisco meraki MV smart cameras across retail and industrial firms.
Irrus Investments VC Fund · Limerick, Limerick, Ireland · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Irrus Investments is the leading Irish business angel network with international connections. Fueling Irish innovation in medical devices, software, hardware, digital healthcare and life sciences.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Medical Device
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, Sweden, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — FeelTect’s technology, Tight Alright, is a pressure sensing, connected-health device for measuring and monitoring sub-bandage pressure during compression therapy, primarily for the millions of people worldwide with venous leg ulcers (VLUs). Compression is a proven therapy for VLUs, however if it’s applied too loose, it’s ineffective, and if it’stoo tight, it’s dangerous.
  • Bluedrop Medical — Thermal and visual assessment in a single scan. Award winning, patented design.
  • SymPhysis Medical — SymPhysis Medical's goal is to develop innovative technologies that treat a range of chronic diseases, putting the patient experience at the forefront of our design solutions to improve quality of life.About SymPhysis MedicalSymPhysis Medical's emergent technology, releaze, is a drainage technology to treat a common complication oflate-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE causes significant shortness of breath and chest pain in up to 15% of patients with cancer.
Furthr VC VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Furthr VC invests in transformative tech. Furthr Venture Capital invests in scalable, early-stage companies. We help Ireland's next generation of technology.
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Investment focus
  • Medical, Medical Device, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • GREYSCOUT — Safeguard your reputation and increase revenue with GreyScout, the scalable, always-on platform for fighting IP infringement and grey market sellers.
  • Neurobell — NeuroBell develop novel EEG medical devices for early detection and monitoring of neonatal seizures.
  • SymPhysis Medical — SymPhysis Medical's goal is to develop innovative technologies that treat a range of chronic diseases, putting the patient experience at the forefront of our design solutions to improve quality of life.About SymPhysis MedicalSymPhysis Medical's emergent technology, releaze, is a drainage technology to treat a common complication oflate-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE causes significant shortness of breath and chest pain in up to 15% of patients with cancer.
Middlegame Ventures VC Fund · Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg · 6 investments in the past 12 months
We back world-class fintech entrepreneurs creating transformative companies that will rearchitect financial services for decades to come
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Outmin — Outmin is automated accounting for hospitality. One solution that monitors and manages your financial operation, so you can run a more profitable business.
  • Kayna — Kayna is an insurance distribution company that collaborates with vertical SaaS platforms and utilises data to offer insurance services.
  • One Trading — Discover an unrivalled trading experience with One Trading. We believe regulation powers user experience, not breaks it. Crypto - But regulated. Buy crypto now, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, DOGE, Solana, Cardano and more.
The Yield Lab Europe VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 3 investments in the past 12 months
The Yield Lab Europe is a €50m early stage Agrifood and Ag Tech fund which comprises an accelerator and a larger follow-on fund, investing in high tech companies with the potential to significant disrupt and improve our current systems of global food production, and to improve the environmental sustainability of the industry. The main fund invests€1m each into 10-12 companies over several follow on rounds, with the strongest accelerator companies expected to progress to the main fund. The Yield Lab Europe is also part of a global network of Agrifood Tech funds, with global headquarters in St Louis USA, and sister funds in LATAM and Singapore.
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Investment focus
  • AgTech, Agriculture, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, France
Portfolio highlights
  • BiOceanOr — BiOceanOr harnessed the power of Marine Biology and AI to deliver bio-guided services that optimize fish welfare and fish growth, while supporting aquaculture sustainability standards
  • Solasta Bio — Solasta Bio develops environment-friendly products that meet a global need for new and effective crop protection.
  • Micron AgriTech — Micron Agritech is home to the Micron Kit, and allows farmers and vets to test animals on site for parasites and get results within 30 minutes
Fountain Healthcare Partners VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Fountain Healthcare Partners is an Irish based life science venture capital fund. Fountain is exclusively focused on the life science sector. Specific areas of interest to them are: specialty pharma, medical devices, biotechnology and diagnostics. They will deploy the majority of their capital in Europe with a strong focus on Ireland.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical
  • Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Ireland, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • MMI — The future of Microsurgery: microinstruments that expand the possibilities of surgical interventions. Wristed robotic microinstruments for unprecedented results in microsurgery.
  • Vivasure Medical — Medical device company developing a closure device for vascular access procedures.
  • Ermium Therapeutics — Ermium Therapeutics is a biotech company developing innovative therapies for auto-immune diseases, based on a breakthrough discovery showing that CXCR4 is a master regulator of inflammation.
Brian Caulfield Angel · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
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.
HBAN Medtech Syndicate VC Fund · 5 investments in the past 12 months
HBAN Medtech Syndicate
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Medical, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series B
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — FeelTect’s technology, Tight Alright, is a pressure sensing, connected-health device for measuring and monitoring sub-bandage pressure during compression therapy, primarily for the millions of people worldwide with venous leg ulcers (VLUs). Compression is a proven therapy for VLUs, however if it’s applied too loose, it’s ineffective, and if it’stoo tight, it’s dangerous.
  • Neurobell — NeuroBell develop novel EEG medical devices for early detection and monitoring of neonatal seizures.
  • SymPhysis Medical — SymPhysis Medical's goal is to develop innovative technologies that treat a range of chronic diseases, putting the patient experience at the forefront of our design solutions to improve quality of life.About SymPhysis MedicalSymPhysis Medical's emergent technology, releaze, is a drainage technology to treat a common complication oflate-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE). MPE causes significant shortness of breath and chest pain in up to 15% of patients with cancer.
Development Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
At Development Capital, they are aware of the significant growth opportunities available to mid-sized companies and understand the management teams’ unique requirement for not only finance, but also for a funding partner who will bring experience, expertise and international reach to assist secure and maximise the business growth opportunity.Development Capital provides investee companies with a unique and unprecedented partnership approach which will maximise the growth opportunity in the most prompt and efficient manner. In addition to their experienced Investment Directors, their partners include:High profile and experienced Industry Experts who will provide direction and support to investee companies; andMajor Irish Corporates who have committed not only funding but also their international experience.
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Investment focus
  • Manufacturing, Telecommunications, VoIP
  • Funding Round, Seed, Private Equity
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • IP Telecom — Ireland's most competitive SME & Enterprise VoIP provider. We are Ireland's leading VoIP Phone Systems Provider. Connect your business to the technology of today.
  • Nomadic Dairy — Nomadic Dairy is a growing, premium branded yogurt manufacturer. The company supplies multiple products across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
  • Spotlight Oral Care — Spotlight Oral Care aims to create the best oral health products, to educate and promote oral care, empowering people to engage with true customised preventative oral care.
EIT Health VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany
EIT Health is a network of best-in-class health innovators backed by the EU. We deliver solutions to enable European citizens to live longer, healthier lives.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Medical Device, Medical
  • Grant, Pre-Seed, Seed
  • United Kingdom, Spain, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Ochre Bio — Ochre Bio is developing therapies for the biggest liver health challenges.
  • ZiO Health — ZiO Health develops multi-functional electronic devices for measuring, testing and detecting the molecular composition of chemical and biological substances for the presence, absence, or quantity of target molecules.
  • Nanordica Medical — Nanordica Medical develops novel nanoparticle-based antibacterial wound care products.
Business Growth Fund VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 28 investments in the past 12 months
BGF invests in hundreds of businesses from an evergreen balance sheet. But we offer more than just growth capital. Find out what makes us different.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Series A, Private Equity
  • United Kingdom, Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Trojan Energy — Trojan Energy support the roll-out of its on-street flat and flush electric vehicle charging points, which aims to solve the issue for vehicle owners who do not have access to off-street parking.
  • Elite Dynamics — Leading software solution developed for Holiday Parks, Marinas, Holiday Home Manufacturers and Holiday Home Dealers.
  • The Insights Family — The global leader in kids, parents, and family market research. Clarity and confidence from independent real-time data & insights.
Episode 1 VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 6 investments in the past 12 months
We build relationships early, make decisions quickly, but engage with you for the long term. Our focus is getting B2B software companies at Pre-Seed and Seed to a successful Series A.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • PandasAI — PandasAI is a Python library that integrates generative artificial intelligence capabilities into pandas, making dataframes conversational
  • Raft — Remove the roadblocks to amazing operations. Vector uses real-time content to drive seriously-streamlined workflows in Freight-Forwarding, Customs Brokerage, Logistics and Trade Finance.
  • Risk Ledger — Risk Ledger ensures your supply chain security by providing tools to run and respond to cyber security-led, third-party risk management programmes at scale.
Growing Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
TechIreland connects you to the people and companies leading Irish innovation globally.
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Investment focus
  • Machinery Manufacturing, E-Commerce, Dental
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • NanobOx — Novel nanobubble generation technology enables ultra-low energy cost water aeration using nanobubbles. NanobOx employs a novel, patented method for producing air, oxygen, and ozone nanobubbles in water that is highly scalable and can be deployed both externally and immersed in the aqueous medium.
  • Smile Genius Limited — Featured In Know About UsOne solution for all your clear aligner business needsLaunch and manage your clear aligner business easilyBreeze through treatment with one solution for your video calling, treatment management, lab communication, scheduling, sales and so much more. Our advanced automations speed up your clear aligner workflow to reduce chair-time, grow your practice and
  • Cerebreon Technologies — Cerebreon is an award-winning, intelligent data extraction, analytics and transmission platform for the insolvency and debt recovery industry.
Furthr VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Furthr provides long-term support to startups and SME businesses in Ireland. We support Irish entrepreneurs who excel in innovation and international trading.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Web Development, Analytics
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • Ireland, United States, Luxembourg
Portfolio highlights
  • NewsWhip — The only real-time media monitoring platform that predicts the stories and topics that will matter in the hours ahead.
  • CroíValve — CroíValve is a developed a safe, effective, easy to use, percutaneous solution for treating all patients with severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • VideoElephant — VideoElephant offers ready-to-monetize video content solutions to advertising technology providers, publishers, and advertisers. Its online marketplace enables users to access a library of video contents comprising various short and long-form videos, such as TV shows, movies, documentaries, and short videos. the company was founded in 2012 and isheadquartered in Dublin.
Oyster Capital Partners VC Fund · Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland
Oyster Capital Partners, an Irish private equity firm, specializes in the energy technology, IT, and healthcare sectors.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Medical Device, Enterprise Software
  • Series A, Funding Round, Seed
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Inclusio — The inclusio diversity and inclusion platform is designed to measure and positively shift the culture of your organisation. Contact us for more information.
  • Ooodles — The service platform to get premium tech products for you, your business and your employees
  • &Open — For businesses that gift to give back, share joy, or show they care. All you need is an email.
Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
The Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund is a joint fund built with contributions from the Bank of Ireland, the University of Limerick Foundation, and government-backed The seed fund will invest in export-oriented high potential firms that operate in the technology, food and financial services sectors, inaddition to supporting patent and patent pending projects within Irish universities, targeting investments between EUR 100K-500K. The new fund comprises of a €17 million investment by Bank of Ireland, along with funding of €8 million from Enterprise Ireland and € 1million by the University of Limerick Foundation. It will be managed by
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Investment focus
  • Software, Solar, Advertising
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Pulsate — Engage digitally banked customers effectively with Pulsate: tools for deeper, impactful relationships beyond branch interactions.
  • LegitFit — LegitFit is there to help you from first sale to scale! Our leading software solution is everything you need to run & grow a successful business. It's easy to use, affordable, and integrates powerful tools for bookings, payments, and communication!
  • Certification Europe — Certification Europe offers ISO Certification, Inspection and ISO Training solutions to drive compliance for our clients!
Seroba Life Sciences VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Seroba is a leading European life sciences venture capital firm focused on value creation through backing winning biotech innovations.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Shorla Pharma — Shorla Pharma is an Irish specialty pharmaceutical company. It is growing portfolio brings accessible, affordable and life-saving treatments to patients, delivering a major contribution to patient care and providing a significant clinical impact.
  • Storm Therapeutics — Targeting pathways that modify RNA to deliver novel cancer therapeutics.
  • Artica Therapeutics — Artica Therapeutics specializes in biotechnological research and development for medical devices, pharmaceutical processes, and food.
Molten Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Molten Ventures is a venture capital company. They invest in software, telecoms, electronics, the internet, MedTech, and cleantech services. They support visionary entrepreneurs who will invent the future.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Financial Services
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Zaptic — The connected worker platform that accelerates transformation results. Leading Manufacturers Partner With Zaptic.
  • IMU Biosciences — IMU is a discovery engine mapping the immune system to advance precision medicine.
  • Oliva Health — On-demand mental health platform for employees & managers. Give your team access to check-ins, therapy & workshops led by a curated team of professionals.
Finch Capital VC Fund · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands · 3 investments in the past 12 months
Backing entrepreneurs to build Financial Technology market leaders in Europe and South East Asia. Finch Capital invests in financial services, real estate tech, insurance tech, etc.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Software
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • eflow — Regulatory Compliance solutions for Market Abuse, Best Execution and Regulatory Reporting. Trade Surveillance, Regulatory Reporting and Trade Lifecycle Management.
  • NomuPay — NomuPay's Unified Payments Platform provides local acceptance and payouts in Southeast Asia, Europe and Turkey via a single system integration.
  • Fourthline — Comply with KYC and AML regulations throughout the customer lifecycle with Fourthline's bank-grade identity platform.
SVG Ventures VC Fund · Los Gatos, California, United States
We work with leading corporations, startups, universities, and growers to solve the biggest challenges facing the agtech and foodtech industries.
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Investment focus
  • AgTech, Agriculture, Farming
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • FarmWise — FarmWise provides technology-based services that allow farmers to streamline farm operations and increase food production efficiency.
  • Napigen — We are the genome editing company specialized for mitochondrial engineering. We address unmet needs of future food supplies by creating hybrid crop plants to boost their yields to an unprecedented level. The company’s technology creates robust male sterile lines that are ideal over conventional lines because of their stability and elitebackgrounds. This allows the production of non-GM hybrid seeds in crop plants that are currently mostly non-hybrid such as wheat. Our technology solution is expected to fulfill the highest level of public acceptance and aspiration.
  • Iamus Technologies — Iamus Technologies Limited is an Artificial Intelligence & Robotics company based in Ireland that has developed poultry specific robotic technology that empowers poultry farmers to make better and safer production decisions. Over the last 2 years we have been working globally with poultry processors in identifying KPIs that our robots cancontinuously gather on the ground in poultry sheds and feedback instantly to both producer and the relevant personnel back at the processing plant. Results to date are impressive with automatic and accurate data recovery from the birds on every part of the floor and analysis with real-time intervention now possible. These factors are key in addressing the growing demands of modern, intensive broiler production with the Iamus robot & platform meeting these requirements.
SVG Ventures VC Fund · Los Gatos, California, United States
We work with leading corporations, startups, universities, and growers to solve the biggest challenges facing the agtech and foodtech industries.
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Investment focus
  • AgTech, Agriculture, Farming
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, Canada, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • FarmWise — FarmWise provides technology-based services that allow farmers to streamline farm operations and increase food production efficiency.
  • Napigen — We are the genome editing company specialized for mitochondrial engineering. We address unmet needs of future food supplies by creating hybrid crop plants to boost their yields to an unprecedented level. The company’s technology creates robust male sterile lines that are ideal over conventional lines because of their stability and elitebackgrounds. This allows the production of non-GM hybrid seeds in crop plants that are currently mostly non-hybrid such as wheat. Our technology solution is expected to fulfill the highest level of public acceptance and aspiration.
  • Pairtree Intelligence Pty Ltd — Pairtree delivers a cutting-edge service to the Australian agriculture sector to help our clients make the most of the smart farm revolution.
Zoosh Group VC Fund · Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
A design-led software company, a specialist in designing, building and operating scalable, secure cloud-native applications, with a venture capitalist twist.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Information Technology
  • Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Meeow — Meeow is an AI-powered video networking platform.
  • Rove — Rove has developed a cloud-based software platform that allows consumers to book adventure travel experiences and facilitates industry partners in growing ancillary revenues from tourism activities.
  • Simply Get Results — Simply gives you user-friendly tools to identify the skills you need, the skills you have, close skill gaps and future-proof your workforce.
Balderton Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 20 investments in the past 12 months
In the two decades since our founding, we have worked with hundreds of extraordinary European founders, and have raised eight funds totalling more than $3bn.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Finoa — Finoa is the leading European crypto-asset management platform, empowering businesses and institutions to engage with crypto safely and intuitively.
  • PhotoRoom — Create product and portrait pictures using only your phone. Remove background, change background and showcase products.
  • Scalable Capital — The broker with trading flat rate: trade shares, ETFs, funds, cryptocurrencies & derivatives without commissions. Europe's leading digital asset management manages your ETF portfolio.
Notion Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 25 investments in the past 12 months
Notion Capital is a VC firm focused on European SaaS and Cloud.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Information Technology
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Vortexa — State of the art energy analytics that paints a global picture of cargo flows. Identify energy market opportunities before the competition with Vortexa.
  • Bankflip — Permissioned data technology to collect and process your customers' income, tax, employment & other relevant data & documents in real-time
  • Internxt — Stand for privacy, switch to Internxt. Internxt's open-source cloud storage services protect your right to privacy. Internxt Drive, Photos, Send, and more.
European Investment Bank VC Fund · Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg · 33 investments in the past 12 months
European Investment Bank (EIB) provides lending, borrowing, and treasury services primarily in the European Union.The company offers project loans for the public and private sectors; loans to banks and other intermediaries; structured finance products; guarantees and securitization instruments for senior and subordinated debts; project bonds;equity and fund investment products such as infrastructure equity and debt funds, and environmental funds; and venture capital funds and security packages for funds.The company also offers microfinance; risk sharing finance for research, development, and innovation projects; finance and technical expertise for sustainable energy projects; infrastructure project advisory services; support for urban development projects; guarantees for transport infrastructure; and funding for public-private partnerships and small- and medium-sized enterprises.EIB serves the transportation, global loans, energy, industry, health, education, water, sewerage, infrastructure, services, telecommunications, agriculture, and fisheries sectors.European Investment Bank was founded in 1958 and is based in Luxembourg.
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Investment focus
  • Biotechnology, Health Care, Software
  • Debt Financing, Post-IPO Debt, Funding Round
  • France, Germany, The Netherlands
Portfolio highlights
  • Eldrive — The largest charging point operator in Eastern Europe | Our network is expanding rapidly yet our focus is fixed on renewables, for a greener future. We provide AC & DC charging across Bulgaria, Romania and Lithuania.
  • ABN AMRO Bank — Als bank leggen wij de focus op inclusiviteit, duurzaamheid, sociaal ondernemen, innovatie, dagelijkse bankzaken en meer.
  • Enel Green Power — Enel Green Power is the company that deals with renewable energy from every perspective: from direct sales through PPA, to commitment at the forefront with its plants worldwide.
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
Venturewave Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
VentureWave Capital is an actively managed private equity group that invests in and builds great companies.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Apps, Business Intelligence
  • Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Xocean — Using unmanned surface vessels (USVs), XOCEAN offers turnkey data collection services to Surveyors, Companies and Agencies.
  • Medihive — Our software and clinical solutions remove friction from patient pathways across healthcare, insurance, medtech and many more industries. Book a call today!
  • Funderbeam — Funderbeam is a funding and trading platform that connects companies and investors to buy and sell equity stakes. The platform allows the founders to gain exposure, legal support, a funding manager, or an investor network. It also allows the investors to take control of their investments and trade anytime they want.The company was founded in 2013as a global data platform for startup companies.
Liam Casey Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Liam is the founder and CEO of PCH. He has lived 23 years in China and is recognized as a thought leader in new product introductions, supply chain orchestration, sustainability and startup initiatives. He is on the boards of the California College for the Arts, and UC Berkeley Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, SaaS, FinTech
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Angel
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, Colombia
Portfolio highlights
  • Pandas — B2B e-commerce platform connecting Asia with the +10 million of Latin America small merchants
  • &Open — For businesses that gift to give back, share joy, or show they care. All you need is an email.
  • Nothing — Nothing is a London-based company removing the barriers between people and technology to create a seamless digital future.
NJF Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 2 investments in the past 12 months
NJF Capital is the venture capital arm of NJF Holdings, founded by investor and entrepreneur Nicole Junkermann.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, United Kingdom, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Pesto — Pesto is a San Francisco-based fintech business that recently released the Pesto Mastercard a next-generation asset-backed secured credit card.
  • ConsenSys — Build next-generation apps, launch blockchain-based financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web with ConsenSys' Ethereum product suite.
  • Evolv AI — Evolv AI is the first AI-led experience optimization platform that recommends, builds, deploys and optimizes testing ideas for you.
Bloom Equity VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Bloom Equity is a group of experienced entrepreneurs who invest as a type of angel network in early stage Irish Technology companies.The members of the group have already successfully founded, developed and exited from technology companies and try to bring this experience as a value add to their investee companies often in the form of a boardseat.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Sustainability
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Umba — With an Umba account, you have everything you need from your bank. Spend, pay bills, get loans, and cashback all from your phone.
  • Payslip — Payslip is a Global Payroll Management Platform, leveraging AI-powered automation to harmonize payroll operations for multinational organizations.
  • Iconic Translation Machines — Iconic Translation Machines is a language technology software company. Iconic specialises in developing best-in-class Neural Machine Translation solutions.
LocalGlobe VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 20 investments in the past 12 months
Seeding ambitious founders at places like @citymapper, @improbableio,@teamkano, @moo, @songkick,@seedcamp, @transferwise and @zoopla since 1999. Who's next?
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Investment focus
  • Software, Financial Services, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Qogita — A leading global wholesale supplier that offers a wide variety of products, brands, and categories across geographies.
  • Canopy Connect — Verify premiums, limits, deductibles with Canopy Connect. Use our agent dashboard or build with our insurance API for even greater flexibility.
  • Spore Biotechnologies — Lighting up microbiology
WI Harper Group VC Fund · San Francisco, California, United States
WI Harper Group is a venture capital firm that focuses on early and early expansion investments in Mainland China, Taiwan and Silicon Valley.It was founded in 1993. Made 300+ investments with 80+ exits. Manages 9 funds and over $1B in capital through 19 dedicated investment professionals located in Beijing, Taipei and San Francisco.Thefirm's focus is technology, clean technology and healthcare. Its track record includes
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, Taiwan, China
Portfolio highlights
  • GDMC — GDMC supports emergent growth companies and innovators in accelerating their genetic medicines to the clinic. We support the manufacturing of Viral Vectors, mRNA and plasmid DNA.
  • Bitmark — Bitmark is building a new institution to champion a future in which art fosters vibrant communities spanning the internet.
  • Blackpanda — Asia's premier digital forensics and cyber incident response firm.
Boole VC Fund
Boole
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Investment focus
  • Medical Device, Health Care, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Incereb — Lifelines Neuro offers exceptional infant EEG electrodes with Incereb. Learn more about this wonderful device for neonates in the NICU.
  • ProVerum Medical — ProVerum Medical is an early stage medical device startup for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
Tom Kennedy Angel
Tom has a proven track record as an entrepreneur and in building a global e-commerce business from Dublin as a co-founder of www.hostelworld.com (Web Reservations International). Tom achieved a successful exit from Hostelworld.com in 1999, generating $500m in shareholder value. He previously owned Avalon House hostel in Dublin. When he’s notworking, Tom enjoys the gastronomic delights of life and the views of the Wicklow mountains from the saddle of his bicycle.
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Investment focus
  • Travel, Video, Retail
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Gigable — Join the fastest growing delivery network. Signup as a business to access freelancers or signup as a freelancer to earn additional income.
  • Coindrum — Coindrum provides coin machines to spend your coin jars. No more manual counting, sorting or bagging!
  • VideoElephant — VideoElephant offers ready-to-monetize video content solutions to advertising technology providers, publishers, and advertisers. Its online marketplace enables users to access a library of video contents comprising various short and long-form videos, such as TV shows, movies, documentaries, and short videos. the company was founded in 2012 and isheadquartered in Dublin.
Wayra VC Fund · Madrid, Madrid, Spain · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Wayra is a globally connected and technological open innovation hub in the world. We currently operate in 10 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela.Through Telefónica our global presence allows us to be at the helm of innovation, shoulder to shoulder with drivenentrepreneurs and in a position to engage the right partners and leaders of industries for business. Our mission is clear, to connect innovators with Telefónica and generate joint business opportunities. We are the interface between Telefónica and entrepreneurial ecosystems across the globe because innovation makes good business sense.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Spain, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Uelz — Fixme provides an online platform that enables service based SMBs to create and manage online their businesses. From creating a full personalized website with service and product e-commerce to integrate with the industry best marketplaces and help them to grow on the internet from day one.
  • Moova — Moova is a technological platform that captures idle last mile logistic capacity and transforms it into high efficiency and low cost shipping solutions. The platform connects E-Commerce and retail businesses with a fleet of "Moovers" who complete deliveries on their bicycle, motorcycle, car or van to generate an additional source ofincome. Through route optimization software, real-time traceability, flexible warehousing, and analytics, Moova is propelling the nascent E-Commerce industry in Latin America by reimagining the last mile for a sustainable world.
  • Shakers — We are Shakers and we are redefining the future of work. We connect companies and talent with a perfect match between personal and professional life through technology and methodology. We want to achieve a lifestyle in which work is synonymous with happiness so that you can work where, how and when you want. And thus be more productive and havebetter results in the projects in which you collaborate. Sounds good to you? You already have DNA Shakers, follow us !!
Shane Naughton Angel · New York, New York, United States
Shane Naughton - Founding Partner and Board of Directors @ On The Stage
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Apps
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Trustev — Trustev offers a totally modern approach ecommerce fraud prevention through real-time online identity verification. It focuses on validating the individual making the transaction, not just the payment method they're using. The platform delivers individual, real time decisions for every one of your customers using multiple dynamic data sources(behavioral, transactional and social) instead of restrictive rules based decisioning and profiling. 
Trustev’s easy to integrate platform works by verifying consumer’s identities in real-time, using thousands of dynamic data points from sources such as deep location, email verification, device ID, social fingerprinting, proxy/VPN piercing, site velocity & behavior, browser ID and mobile location. It uses proprietary algorithms to combine all this data and compile it into a single, simple score of 1-100. This score is then used to provide a recommendation or allow, deny of flag the transaction.The Trustev platform enables rapid identity decisions in real time with an easy to integrate (very light touch), completely data driven and cost effective solution that works in the background, to ensure no disruption to the customer’s online experience. This results in a significant reduction in false positives leading to substantially increased revenues and increased sales opportunities while maintaining a customer centric experience at all times. Trustev's solution is focused on dramatically reducing the cost burden of fraud on your business, the cost of policing fraud and also maximizing revenues opportunities.
  • NewsWhip — The only real-time media monitoring platform that predicts the stories and topics that will matter in the hours ahead.
  • Spring Moves — Spring Moves’ mission is to make working out as interesting, enjoyable, and addictive as humanly possible. They harness the power of music and rhythm to turn casual runners into athletes and newbies into pros. It was founded in 2012 and is based in New York.
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