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Top 15 Retail VC Funds in Ireland

A list of 15 VC funds that invest in Retail startups based in Ireland. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Retail companies from Ireland. We update this investor list every month.

Top 15 Retail VC Funds in Ireland

Investor Retail Ireland investments
Enterprise Ireland 6
Act Venture Capital 2
Elkstone Capital Partners 2
Western Development Commission 2
Development Capital 1
AIB Seed Capital Fund 1
Enterprise Equity 1
Sure Valley Ventures 1
Furthr VC 1
Allied Irish Banks 1
Trinity Ventures 1
PULSAR 1
NJF Capital 1
Irelandia Aviation 1
Delta Partners 1
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Enterprise Ireland VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 12 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
  • 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.
Act Venture Capital VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 4 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, SaaS
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • CitySwift — CitySwift is a data-driven scheduling and planning technology for urban bus networks. It uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict journey times and passenger demand, making routes more efficient. Schedulers can create optimized timetables that take into account traffic, events, and hundreds of other external factors, ensuringon-time performance and increased passenger satisfaction.CitySwift was established in 2016 and is operating in Galway, Ireland.
  • 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.
Elkstone Capital Partners VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 7 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 · 2 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, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • FeelTect — Connected health technology for disruptive improvements to wound care
  • CitySwift — CitySwift is a data-driven scheduling and planning technology for urban bus networks. It uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict journey times and passenger demand, making routes more efficient. Schedulers can create optimized timetables that take into account traffic, events, and hundreds of other external factors, ensuringon-time performance and increased passenger satisfaction.CitySwift was established in 2016 and is operating in Galway, Ireland.
  • 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.
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.
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 — Metabolomic Diagnostics is a deep-tech company specialized in the development of novel biomarker based diagnostic solutions for complex diseases. The company has developed an effective pipeline to firstly identify diagnostic biomarker panels and then translate these panels into clinical assays ready for application in the clinical laboratory.Thispipeline combines the biomarker multiplexing capabilities of Mass Spectrometry, a powerful analytical technology, with the company’s own informatics and statistics solutions to deliver diagnostic innovation. This is reflected in Metabolomic Diagnostics’ strong and versatile IP portfolio of technical innovations and biomarkers.Our VisionMetabolomic Diagnostics’ primary vision is to develop a portfolio of diagnostic solutions which can determine, early in a woman’s pregnancy,her risk of developing major complications much later in her pregnancy and thus enabling personalized care, adapted to each woman’s individual needs. Pregnancy complications like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, preterm birth, and in-uterine growth restriction, all have the potential to severely impact on the well-being of mother and child.The company’s innovative diagnostic solutions will assist clinicians in re-imagining how these conditions are managed: our novel risk assessment tools are specifically developed in conjunction with prenatal care providers to ensure they make a difference that really matters. This in turn will enable clinicians to improve pregnancy outcomes globally.Our solutions will empower pregnant women: accurate pregnancy risk information will allow a pregnant woman, in partnership with her care provider, to determine what prenatal care is best for her pregnancy.
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 — Metabolomic Diagnostics is a deep-tech company specialized in the development of novel biomarker based diagnostic solutions for complex diseases. The company has developed an effective pipeline to firstly identify diagnostic biomarker panels and then translate these panels into clinical assays ready for application in the clinical laboratory.Thispipeline combines the biomarker multiplexing capabilities of Mass Spectrometry, a powerful analytical technology, with the company’s own informatics and statistics solutions to deliver diagnostic innovation. This is reflected in Metabolomic Diagnostics’ strong and versatile IP portfolio of technical innovations and biomarkers.Our VisionMetabolomic Diagnostics’ primary vision is to develop a portfolio of diagnostic solutions which can determine, early in a woman’s pregnancy,her risk of developing major complications much later in her pregnancy and thus enabling personalized care, adapted to each woman’s individual needs. Pregnancy complications like preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, preterm birth, and in-uterine growth restriction, all have the potential to severely impact on the well-being of mother and child.The company’s innovative diagnostic solutions will assist clinicians in re-imagining how these conditions are managed: our novel risk assessment tools are specifically developed in conjunction with prenatal care providers to ensure they make a difference that really matters. This in turn will enable clinicians to improve pregnancy outcomes globally.Our solutions will empower pregnant women: accurate pregnancy risk information will allow a pregnant woman, in partnership with her care provider, to determine what prenatal care is best for her pregnancy.
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, Artificial Intelligence
  • 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.
Furthr VC VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland · 3 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.
Allied Irish Banks VC Fund · Irishtown, Dublin, Ireland
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Retail, Financial Services
  • Debt Financing, Post-IPO Debt, Seed
  • Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • My Lock Up — My Lockup Operate Self Storage Units Across The North East, Yorkshire & Lincolnshire. Providing Self Storage Facilities For Households & Businesses.
  • Kennedy Wilson — Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. is a vertically integrated global real estate investment and services company. The Company has approximately 24 offices throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain and Japan. It focuses on adding value for its shareholders through opportunistic investing and strategic asset management. Its businessoperations include two core units: KW Investments and KW Services. KW Investments invests its capital in real estate-related assets. KW Services provides a full array of real estate-related services to owners and lenders, with a focus on financial institution based clients. In May 2014, it purchased apartments, 203-unit apartment community in Tacoma, Washington. In July 2014, it acquired multifamily portfolio consisted of three properties located across southern submarkets of Seattle, Washington. Portfolio consists of 1,212 units.
  • Lightsource bp — Lightsource bp is a global solar leader working with utilities, businesses, local communities and governments to help meet the demand for sustainable energy.
Trinity Ventures VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States
Trinity Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm dedicated to partnering with passionate entrepreneurs to transform revolutionary ideas into reality. With over $1 billion under management, Trinity Ventures believes in personal engagement, mutual respect and goal alignment with the entrepreneurs. Trinity focuses on early stage and seedtechnology investments with particular emphasis on social commerce and entertainment, digital media, Saas, and cloud and infrastructure. Trinity Ventures has invested in such leading companies as Aruba Networks, 21Vianet, Blue Nile, LoopNet, Photobucket, SciQuest, Starbucks, BeachMint, Infoblox, Trion Worlds and Zulily.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Enterprise Software, SaaS
  • Series B, Series A, Series C
  • United States, Ireland, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • InfluxData — Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Optimized for speed in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.
  • Pivo — Pivo is an all-in-one financial services platform for businesses in the supply chain. Set up accounts, access credit and manage your finances in one simple application.
  • Funnel — Our revolutionary CRM property management software saves both time and money for agents and owners while making leasing more efficient. Learn how here.
PULSAR VC Fund · Kazan, Tatarstan, Russian Federation
Pulsar Venture Capital, a business acceleration program, offers financing and mentorship to clean tech, robotics, and electronics startups.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, Information Technology
  • Seed, Funding Round, Pre-Seed
  • Russian Federation, United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Oyl — Trade Bitcoin, Ordinals and BRC-20s all within your wallet.
  • Q Platform — Q Platform is a First globally connected fintech- multi-banking platform in Russia and CIS.Its platform for banks provides access to the whole ecosystem of fintech solutions available on the market with detailed analysis; allowing quick integration and management. The platform for Fintechs allows to enter new markets and works with new audiencesin different countries using interbank distribution model.The company was founded in 2017 and based in Moscow, Russia
  • Beauty Tech — Beauty Tech is an application with a variety of consumer DNA tests, as well as personalized cosmetics, dietary supplements and nutrition kit
NJF Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 3 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
  • Artificial Intelligence, Software, Machine Learning
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, United Kingdom, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Bioptimus — Our mission is to build the first universal AI foundation model for biology to fuel breakthrough discoveries and accelerate innovations in biomedicine and beyond.
  • Pesto — Pesto is a San Francisco-based fintech business that recently released the Pesto Mastercard a next-generation asset-backed secured credit card.
  • Evolv AI — Evolv AI is the first AI-led experience optimization platform that recommends, builds, deploys and optimizes testing ideas for you.
Irelandia Aviation VC Fund · Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Irelandia Aviation initiate, develop and deliver successful low cost carriers (LCCs) in partnership with airline management and investors.
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Investment focus
  • Travel, Aerospace, Hotel
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • Ireland, Spain, Colombia
Portfolio highlights
  • Ayenda Hotels — Ayenda is the fastest-growing hotel chain in Latin America, with a presence in Mexico, Colombia, and Peru. Ayenda franchises independent hotels in main cities to ensure quality on the basics needs for travelers.Ayenda is a tech-based company that enables run the chain by proprietary software in all areas, from hotel software, pricing algorithms,and user-facing experience.
  • AERDRON — AERDRON is an innovative aerospace company that specializes in the development, and manufacturing of unmanned aerial vehicles. It specializes in designing prototypes, turnkey solutions, and finished commercial products to their clients requirements. They work with their clients through all stages of product development, and offer training and postsales support.AERDRON focuses on developing aerospace technology innovations for the unmanned aerial vehicle industry. They collaborate with both private, and public entities to further our R&D projects to the commercial market. AERDRON can also help other companies outsource development, and prototype manufacturing.
  • Skyports — Connecting the world through our skies by owning and operating infrastructure for urban aviation and managing end to end drone deliveries.
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.
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