• StoryToys

    2nd July 2021

    Team17, a global games entertainment label, creative partner and developer of independent ("indie") premium video games, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire the... Read more »
  • Polecat

    18th December 2020

    Read more about Willis Towers Watson partnering with Polecat Intelligence on Emerging Risks » Read more »
  • Keelvar Systems

    26th May 2020

    Following recent big returns to EEVC from the sale of SensL to ON Semi, and Phorest to SGE, EEVC delivers another very significant return with Keelvar. Enterprise Equity (“EEVC”), one of... Read more »
  • 18th September 2019

    The countdown for attending Mobile World Congress (MWC) has begun! Read More » Read more »
  • 13th September 2019

    Read more about X-Bolt - the only company to have conducted such rigorous clinical testing prior to commercial launch of its X-BOLT® hip fixture device » Read more »
  • Polecat

    10th September 2019

    Read more about Sentiment Analysis. Some might call it a Marmite metric » Read more »
  • Polecat

    4th April 2019

    Read more about how analytics are evolving corporate reputation management » Read more »
  • 25th January 2019

    Read more about the largest ever clinical trial in hip fracture fixation reaches its 1000th patient » Read more »
  • 28th December 2018

    Read more about how Alpha Wireless is connecting famous Irish tourist spots » Read more »
  • Polecat

    29th October 2018

    Read more about 'The value of business compliance' by Polecat's Chief Analyst and Vice President for Customer Support, Eric Loewe » Read more »
  • Phorest shareholding sold by EEVC

    18th June 2018

    Following last month’s big return to EEVC from the sale of SensL to ON Semi, EEVC delivers another very significant return with Phorest Enterprise Equity (“EEVC”), one of Ireland’s most... Read more »
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics

    20th May 2018

    Company: Metabolomic Diagnostics Done Deal: €2 million EU funding The clincher: “We plan to market the product next year, and with this support from EU, we believe that PrePsia has the... Read more »
  • 20th May 2018

    ON Semiconductor, a $10bn (€8.5bn) Nasdaq-listed tech group, is paying up to €70m to buy Sensl Technologies, a small Cork company whose sensors are used in driverless cars. The deal... Read more »
  • Metabolomic Diagnostics

    15th May 2018

    Cork & Dublin: Having been ranked among the top innovations in Europe, Metabolomic Diagnostics is set to receive €2 million in EU Funding under the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument, which received a... Read more »
  • 9th May 2018

    Positions the company to deliver advanced solutions products for automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets PHOENIX, Ariz. – May 8, 2018 – ON Semiconductor Corporation... Read more »
  • 25th February 2018

    Snappie is a super simple tablet app connected to versatile back-end, which allows event staff to engage with fans and guests by taking branded Photos, Videos & Gifs and deliver them instantly to... Read more »
  • Phorest shareholding sold by EEVC

    12th February 2018

    The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation will be coming in effect on May 25th, 2018. The earlier you start preparing for it, the less of a panic there’s going to be and you will have the... Read more »
  • 19th January 2018

    The collapse of Carillion, previously the second largest construction company in Britain, has sent shockwaves through the UK and the world. A 200-year-old company, Carillion went into liquidation... Read more »
  • 14th September 2017

    Dublin-based Swrve, a mobile and social marketing company, has closed a $25 million (€21 million) Series D funding round led by Summit Bridge Capital and existing investors. This brings funding... Read more »
  • 9th March 2017

    Today’s business leaders have grown up in the golden age of gaming. As we delve further into the 21st century, more C-suite executives will have spent their formative years at the helm of a games... Read more »
  • StoryToys

    22nd January 2017

    StoryToys develops apps based on a number of characters Two Japanese companies are among investors who have put more than €600,000 into Irish app developer StoryToys. The company develops... Read more »
  • 20th January 2017

    Mainstream media was sure of Clinton’s win. Yet recently, we presented data showing how social media was a better indicator of the 2016 US election result. We’ve built on that data and discovered... Read more »
  • 22nd November 2016

    We used MeaningMine to analyse the volume of social media postings about Trump and Clinton in the run up to the US election The volume of postings turned out to be a better indicator of the... Read more »
  • 24th October 2016

    Movidius - the world leader in embedded machine vision technology together with leading provider of video-based IoT (Internet of Things) solutions and data operation services Hikvision have announced... Read more »
  • 7th September 2016

    Mindfulness isn’t just the latest meditation fad taken up by celebrities; it’s a very old and very useful technique used to reduce everyday stress and help people cope with bad times in a more... Read more »
  • 6th September 2016

    Intel to acquire Movidius Enterprise Equity VC announces the successful exit of its investment in Movidius, a leading Vision Processing company, to Intel in a deal announced this... Read more »
  • 1st September 2016

    A good business plan plays a part, but there’s no escaping the fact that VCs back people first. “It’s a cliché, but its 100% true,” says Frank Walsh, a partner in Enterprise Equity Venture... Read more »
  • 15th June 2016

    Drones Data X 2016 was a huge success. We had speakers, exhibitors, and participants from the top companies in commercial drones and great new startups pushing the tech into new and interesting... Read more »
  • 10th June 2016

    Risk of the week - Oil transport by train Read more »
  • 7th June 2016

    Movidius, world leader in ultra-low power machine vision technology today announced a strategic partnership to provide advanced vision processing technology to a variety of VR-centric Lenovo... Read more »
  • Phorest Logo

    6th June 2016

    The most common mistake in salon rebranding is to think it’s going to solve every problem that has arisen prior to the makeover when in fact, it’s much more than just a name change. Rebranding is... Read more »
  • StoryToys

    16th May 2016

    Irish digital publisher StoryToys has received investment through a US-based company linked to businesswoman Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs. The company, which makes... Read more »
  • 19th April 2016

    EpiSensor’s wireless monitoring technology has contributed to a first-of-its-kind project commissioned by the UK Government’s Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) to measure the... Read more »
  • 18th April 2016

    Movidius, the leader in low-power machine vision, today announced a strategic collaboration with FLIR Systems, a global leader in thermal imaging technology, to bring advanced computer vision... Read more »
  • 16th March 2016

    Movidius, the leader in low-power computer vision, and DJI are bringing new levels of autonomy to DJI aircraft through a sophisticated vision-aided flight... Read more »
  • Phorest Logo

    15th March 2016

    If you have been following the Phorest Blog for a while, you’ll see that we’ve had a laser focus on customer service recently! That is in part to do with this January’s Salon Owners Summit. Our... Read more »
  • 2nd March 2016

    Almost everything is becoming sensor-laden and connected, even nature. How can your organization benefit? By David Watch - Computerworld I recently connected with the CEO of a fascinating company... Read more »
  • 1st March 2016

    Polecat, a leading risk intelligence technology company based in London, Bristol, and California has secured a £3 million funding round. The investment will help accelerate the successful UK... Read more »
  • 17th February 2016

    Movidius, the leader in low-power machine vision for connected devices, today announced that it is working with Google to accelerate the adoption of deep learning within mobile devices. As part of... Read more »
  • 20th January 2016

    Many Irish start-ups are now dealing in medtech, a growing industry in which innovation can have a profound impact. This selection of young Irish companies all hail from the medical device sector,... Read more »
  • Phorest Logo

    8th January 2016

    Phorest Salon Software are proud to announce the latest update for the upcoming Salon Owners Summit 2016. On January 11, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland, the leading Salon Owners from across Europe will... Read more »
  • 9th October 2015

    Celtrak acquired by Thermo King. Galway-based Celtrak, a company that provides integrated vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by Thermo... Read more »
  • 1st July 2015

    Orthopaedic surgeon Brian Thornes has put injured sport and rock stars back on their feet. He hopes his quick fix for hip patients will work the same magic. Thousands of Foo Fighters fans were... Read more »
  • 11th June 2015

    Brian Thornes is the founder and chief executive of X-Bolt Orthopaedics. X-Bolt Orthopaedics has developed strong, safe and reliable devices for hip fractures that commonly occur in frail elderly... Read more »
  • 21st May 2015

    Ask any venture capital company for the key ingredient that persuades them to invest in a company and they will all say the same thing - the people. A commercial idea is essential but unless the... Read more »
  • 19th May 2015

    With a combined workforce of over 5,000 people and turnover of €1.5 billion, 24 businesses have been shortlisted for this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year programme. Going head-to-head with... Read more »
  • 6th May 2015

    Ireland has been getting a lot of attention for its growing startup scene. With its increased ease of doing business, entrepreneur visa program, presence of multinational Internet corporations,... Read more »
  • 14th April 2015

    Funding will create up to 100 new hires in Ireland following significant customer wins in high value growth sectors such as wearables, IOT and Drones Taoiseach, Enda Kenny welcomes one of the... Read more »
  • 30th March 2015

    X-Bolt The 2012 finalist X-Bolt Orthopaedics produced a novel device for use in bone fixation in osteoporotic hip fractures. Traditional internal fixation uses bone screws that depend on the hold of... Read more »
  • 6th March 2015

    Philip McNamara is the managing director for outsourcing firm Voxpro, a venture partner with Enterprise Equity and creator of the Drones and data X Conference in Santa Cruz. Drones are no longer... Read more »
  • 27th February 2015

    Swrve, the world leader in mobile marketing automation, announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Converser, a mobile communication innovator, to provide sophisticated and... Read more »
  • 23rd February 2015

    Cork-based food company, Veronica’s Snacks has landed a "game-changing" investment that will enable it to bring its range of wholesome treats to a host of new, health-conscious customers. The... Read more »
  • 13th February 2015

    Cork start-up Metabolomic Diagnostics has closed its second €750,000 funding round involving SOSventures Ireland Fund, AIB Seed Capital Fund, and Enterprise Ireland. Metabolomic secured a... Read more »
  • 29th January 2015

    The AIB Seed Capital Fund, co-managed by Enterprise Equity Venture Capital, has led an equity investment of €2.2m in Galway based medical device start-up, Capsos Medical. The AIB Start-Up... Read more »
  • 20th January 2015

    AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded materials science centre in Trinity College Dublin, today unveiled a new bone repair technology. This has led to an injured racehorse returning... Read more »
  • 14th January 2015

    Dublin-based medical device company, X-Bolt Orthopaedics, has been granted a US Patent for its novel hip bone fracture device. Its "Alignment Jig for a Bone Fixation Device" is used in the... Read more »
  • 4th December 2014

    Serial entrepreneur Philip McNamara appointed as San Francisco based Venture Partner for Enterprise Equity VC   For Immediate Release Enterprise Equity Venture Capital ("EEVC"), Ireland’s... Read more »
  • 25th November 2014

    Alpha Wireless CEO, Fergal Lawlor discusses the company's small cell antennas and what makes Alpha Wireless different at the LTE North America... Read more »
  • 13th November 2014

    AT ITAG's annual award event on November 7th 2014 Syncrophi Systems were selected from a short-list of seven companies to win the prestigious award for most innovative product.  The KEWS product... Read more »
  • 11th November 2014

    Amazon, Google, Facebook and many other companies are on a mission to use drones to perform tasks that have been done by humans using inefficient technology. Can drones be used to deliver goods,... Read more »
  • 4th November 2014

    Movidius, the leader in mobile vision processor technology for connected devices, today announced it has been selected by the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) as a nominee for a GSA Award in... Read more »
  • 14th October 2014

    Multi-Product Order Moves Company’s New VR Product Line into Production OCTOBER 14, 2014 – Palo Alto, CA and Toronto, ON – (TSX-V:SEV) Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (“Spectra7” or the... Read more »
  • 6th October 2014

    Galway-based Embo Medical, an early stage medical device company focused on developing technology to shut down blood flow in blood vessels, has secured €3 million in seed-funding. The investment... Read more »
  • 29th July 2014

    Irish biotech startup, Inform Bioscience, has signed a license agreement with the world renowned Mayo Clinic in the US that will help save the lives of pregnant women and their babies. The Mayo... Read more »
  • 23rd July 2014

    Microsemi acquires Mingoa - Acquisition strengthens Company's focus on Communications Infrastructure. Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power,... Read more »
  • 29th May 2014

    ARM® to strengthen its IP configuration and integration capability and address increasing SoC complexity with Duolog acquisition. ARM is acquiring Duolog Technologies, a leader in design... Read more »
  • 24th March 2014

    Alpha Wireless, a Portlaoise based company which designs and manufactures base station antennas, has secured a multimillion dollar contract with telecommunications giant Samsung. In addition,... Read more »
  • 21st February 2014

    Movidius works with Google to bring visual awareness to the next wave of intelligent mobile apps. Movidius is the leader in vision processor technology for mobile and portable devices, today... Read more »
  • 17th January 2014

    A Dublin-based X-Bolt Orthopaedics, a hip fracture fixation company, has secured €1.8 million in funding to bring the product to a global market. The funding round was led by the AIB Seed... Read more »
  • 3rd January 2014

    Medical start-up secures €750k for breakthrough pre-eclampsia test. An Irish medical start-up has secured €750,000 in funding to develop a breakthrough product that detects the life-threatening... Read more »
  • 17th October 2013

    The publicity around Google Glass has helped stir attention for the market potential of wearable technology. In what appears to be the future of smart eyewear, Google Glass is merely the biggest... Read more »
  • 25th August 2013

    Fresh equity investment of €1 million will see Galway's Syncrophi Systems bring to market a portable patient monitoring system for hospitals. Syncrophi's KEWS100 uses a lightweight wireless... Read more »
  • 10th July 2013

    New CEO Remi El-Ouazzane and Chairman Dan Dobberpuhl take helm of company to power computational photography and computer vision applications on mobile devices San Mateo, California – July 10,... Read more »
  • 28th January 2013

    Cambus Medical, a Galway, Ireland based medical technology company, today announced that it has recently completed it’s proposed shareholder transaction with Helix Medical, a global manufacturer... Read more »
  • 27th January 2013

    Galway is to get 23 new jobs on foot of a €1 million investment round in a local biotech firm specialising in microalgae cultivation. The investment in Claregalway's Algae Health came from the... Read more »
  • 13th September 2012

    Almotech, a Galway company has designed a new music system for retailers that will allow them to take control of the music played, and drop in commercials. WHAT DO lifts, supermarkets, hotel... Read more »
  • 27th August 2012

    OSTEOPOROSIS IS a potentially serious disease that is frequently under diagnosed and consequently under treated. It mainly affects postmenopausal women, but can also affect men. A typical... Read more »
  • 13th August 2012

    A research group at RCSI is developing an implantable mixture of two materials naturally found in bone – collagen and hydroxyapatite – with a microstructure that encourages the body to grow bone... Read more »
  • 24th June 2012

    SurgaColl, a spin-out of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), has closed a €2 million syndicated investment round involving AIB Seed Capital Fund, Harmac Medical Products, Enterprise... Read more »
  • 11th March 2012

    Irish software company Enverian, which develops systems for the energy sector, has announced a €1m equity investment which will result in the creation of 18 high level IT jobs. The investment... Read more »
  • 2nd March 2012

    Enterprise Equity Venture Capital Group was a Gold Sponsor, Participant and Judge at the Google Start-Up Weekend which took place on 2nd March 2012 - 4th March 2012 in Dublin. Contestants... Read more »
  • 23rd February 2012

    Limerick based green technology company Manage CO2 has received a significant boost with news it has raised €600,000 in venture capital funding. The investment from Enterprise Equity Venture... Read more »
  • 23rd February 2012

    Dublin, London and San Francisco based company Polecat has completed a funding round of €850,000 to accelerate the expansion of its operations. The funding has been secured from three... Read more »
  • 11th December 2011

    The AIB Seed Capital Fund is to give €50,000 seed capital for one participant on the Genesis Enterprise Programme, based at Cork Institute of Technology’s Rubicon Centre, helping them take their... Read more »
  • 11th November 2011

    An INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT publisher Ideal Binary has closed a €750,000 investment round which will see games industry veteran Barry O’Neill assume the role of chief executive. Ideal Binary... Read more »
  • 18th October 2011

    RedMere today announced it has surpassed sales of one million units of its active self-powered booster modules for HDMI cables. RedMere’s patented active cable technology, now adopted world-wide by... Read more »
  • 22nd August 2011

    Vention acquisition of Ansamed adds specialty extrusions and catheter systems company with a strategic European presence. Ansamed, Ireland’s premier provider of advanced medical extrusions and... Read more »
  • 20th August 2011

    Irish company Phorest, the fastest growing online booking system for beauty salons in the UK and Ireland, has completed a funding round of €1.3 million to accelerate the expansion of the... Read more »
  • 5th August 2011

    When the Rubberbandits sing about their “horse outside”, they may be giving horse owners some good advice. Competitive and thoroughbred horses are prone to respiratory problems, due to the... Read more »
  • 5th August 2011

    ENTERPRISE EQUITY Venture Capital is on track to invest in more companies this year than the 13 it funded in 2010 through the €53 million AIB Seed Capital Fund, which it co-manages. The fund... Read more »
  • 23rd June 2011

    A DUBLIN firm which has developed a ground-breaking test for predicting the risk of hip fractures by analysing toenail clippings has secured funding of €1.5 million. Crescent Diagnostics, which... Read more »
  • 23rd June 2011

    Crescent Diagnostics Ltd, (“Crescent”) a developer of novel tests for predicting osteoporotic fracture risk, has raised Euro 1.5 million to support the development of BQT®, a predictive test for... Read more »
  • 3rd June 2011

    SMARTGRID technology firm FMC-Tech has been sold to General Electric, in a move expected to result in rapid growth of the business in overseas markets. The Shannon-based company said the value of... Read more »
  • 19th April 2011

    GALWAY UNIVERSITY Hospital (GUH) is participating in what has been billed as the “world’s first” trial of a new catheter design which reduces the risk of infections. Early this month, a... Read more »
  • 7th April 2011

    Do's and Don'ts Presentation at the Annual IntertradeIreland VC Conference - 7th April 2011 1. Do your homework First impressions count so before approaching a potential investor – make sure... Read more »
  • 11th February 2011

    SOFTWARE LICENSING firm Inishtech, 3D printer maker Mcor Technologies, chip designer Movidius and social network tool Skillpages, are the four companies which have been shortlisted for the Irish... Read more »
  • 6th February 2011

    Tunepresto is a big idea in a very small package. Upload your video, and Tunepresto scans the images to analyse the tone and content, combines that with your choice of music style and automatically... Read more »
  • 27th January 2011

    CORK-based technology company, Sensl Technologies, has attracted €1.5m in new funding — led by a €500,000 investment by the AIB Seed Capital Fund. The remaining €1m came from additional... Read more »
  • 26th January 2011

    In its end of year review for 2010, the AIB Seed Capital Fund, an AIB / Enterprise Ireland partnership, has reported 13 new investments in new and existing investees. This brings to over 40 the total... Read more »
  • 17th December 2010

    Eight years of R&D are starting to pay off for FMC Tech, a Shannon-based company whose smart grid technology has won backing from US industrial giant GE. The Irish companys electricity network... Read more »
  • 25th November 2010

    Ferfics, a Cork based company specialising in the development of components for mobile phones and wireless devices, today announced it has secured €1.7 million of new equity funding. 30 jobs... Read more »
  • 30th September 2010

    Movidius, the award-winning mobile multimedia processing specialist, today launched Myriad 3D, its landmark mobile 3D imaging and video platform. Myriad 3D is the first platform in the world to be... Read more »
  • 19th May 2010

    Mobile video specialist Movidius today announced that it has secured US$7.5 million in Series B investment. The funding round has been concluded with existing shareholders including Celtic House... Read more »
  • 16th March 2010

    Redmere, the leading supplier of smart active cable solutions, received the 2010  ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award presented by the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) at a ceremony hosted by... Read more »
  • 16th December 2009

    Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Trade and Employment launches new €23 million expansion to the AIB Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund supported by Enterprise Ireland The newly expanded ... Read more »
  • 10th December 2009

    RedMere, the leading supplier of smart active cable solutions, has secured US$5.6 million in Series “B” funding which was led by Celtic House Venture Partners, Toronto. The round follows major... Read more »
  • 27th October 2009

    Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology and gastroenterology procedures, announced... Read more »
  • 13th October 2009

    Fund to Invest in Start-up and Early Stage Businesses in Ireland Dublin, Ireland – October 13, 2009: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announces the five finalists who will compete at SmartCamp 2009 an... Read more »
  • 8th September 2009

    Cambus Medical announced today the creation of over 60 new jobs at their medical device company in Spiddal, Co Galway bringing the total workforce to over 85 people. The jobs will be created over a... Read more »
  • 17th May 2009

    Irish software firm Visor has won a major deal with Deloitte Australia and is about to embark upon a second fundraising round. The deal will see the accountancy and consultancy multinational sell on... Read more »
  • 16th March 2009

    Monster and Redmere Announce "Smart" Ultra-Thin HDMI™ - Certified Consumer Electronics Cables --New Ultra-Thin Cables Will Feature Redmere's MagnifEye® Active Chip Technology, Providing 10.2... Read more »
  • 6th February 2009

    ACCOUNTSIQ, A Dublin start-up, has had considerable success in the crowded accountancy software space by providing a package that enables accountants to easily collaborate with their clients. The... Read more »
  • 25th January 2009

    Dublin company Movidia may be pre-revenue, but already it is being tipped for start-up success in a turbulent market.  The company is gearing up to bring its mobile video processor technology to... Read more »
  • 25th January 2009

    Chip design solutions firm Duolog has become the first Irish high-tech company to get involved in the mergers and acquisitions market this year, with its purchase of British based design automation... Read more »
  • 25th January 2009

    Just over three years after starting his technology firm, Sean Mitchell is facing into 2009 with money in the bank, a completed product and big plans for the future. Mitchell is co-founder and... Read more »
  • 25th January 2009

    In a busy week, Irish technology firm Duolog Technologies has previewed a new silicon design product and completed the acquisition, for an undisclosed cash and equity sum, of British-based competitor... Read more »
  • 15th January 2009

    High performance, low-power design meets demand for UGC capabilities for mobile social networking Movidia today announced the launch of its premier product the MA1110, a multimedia processor for... Read more »
  • 9th January 2009

    Almotech Ltd was formed in November 2007, when Almotech Ireland formed a partnership with US company AMI Entertainment. Established in Galway by Vivian Dooley and Patrick O'Connor, Almotech... Read more »
  • 23rd December 2008

    While the arrival of the Volvo Ocean Race in Galway next June will bring over €43m to the local economy, business has already rolled in as the Irish Green Dragon team has selected an online... Read more »
  • 30th November 2008

    Semiconductor firm RedMere Technology has raised $7 million in funding, bringing total investment at the firmto about $20 million. The company’s vice-president of business development, Chris... Read more »
  • 26th October 2008

    Movidia, the mobile video processor company, announced today that it had secured over US$14 million in Series A funding. Dublin start-up Movidia has secured over $14 million (€11 million) in Series... Read more »
  • 21st October 2008

    Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Mary Coughlan T.D. today, Tuesday 21 October 2008, announced that Clare based company Async Technologies are to invest €2.4million with... Read more »
  • 19th October 2008

    Duolog, the Dublin-based developer of chip design solutions, has raised €1.1 million in funding over the past year which it is using to finance expansion into new markets and complete a refocus of... Read more »
  • 17th October 2008

    Movidia secures funding to enable budding "Spielbergs on the move" Movidia, the mobile video processor company, announced today that it had secured over US$14 million in Series A funding.... Read more »
  • 12th October 2008

    Kerry firm Donseed has its sights set on far-flung markets, with plans to begin selling to the Middle East from next year. The company already has its web-based workplace management system up and... Read more »
  • 12th October 2008

    By the time Irish start-ups approach venture capitalists in search of funding, most are well established with some private investment already in the bag. According to Gary Carroll, Chief Executive... Read more »
  • 22nd June 2008

    Duolog Technologies has begun an international expansion with the opening of a new sales,marketing and support office in Los Gatos, California. The firm, which has its headquarters in University... Read more »
  • 17th February 2008

    Galway based IT firm Celtrak has raised €1.5 million in a new funding round led by Egis, a French engineering company. Egis provided €1million of the total raised, while the balance came from... Read more »
  • 17th February 2008

    Software-as-a-service (SAAS) provider NitroSell, which enables retailers to integrate their traditional shop-based sales channel with a web store, is closing a funding round of almost €600,000 and... Read more »
  • 1st February 2008

    Tralee technology company Donseed is set to grow rapidly following a €1.2 million investment that has been led by the new AIB Seed Capital Fund. The six-person company plans to create 26 new... Read more »
  • 1st February 2008

    Tralee-based IT company Donseed has raised €1.2m and is planning to create 26 new jobs over the next two years. Enterprise Ireland and the AIB Seed Capital Fund are supporting the investment, which... Read more »
  • 4th January 2008

    Semiconductor company RedMere Technology will be the sole Irish representative exhibiting at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. CES is the world's largest trade show for... Read more »
  • 29th July 2007

    Desmond-backed venture firm tops funding league with €28.5m Irish companies received more than €67 million from Enterprise Ireland-backed investors last year - and more than €250 million... Read more »
  • 2nd July 2007

    Minister for Enterprise Trade and Employment, Micheál Martin T.D Launches Enterprise Ireland Supported €30m AIB Seed Capital Fund Fund to Invest in Start-up and Early Stage Businesses in... Read more »
  • 15th May 2007

    Due to expansion, Vysera Biomedical — a Galway based medical devices company involved in gastrointestinal disease treatment — recently relocated from the Business Innovation Centre at NUI Galway... Read more »
  • 8th April 2007

    The recent completion of a €1.5 million round of funding by Cork-based company NitroSell brings to over €3.8 million the total amount raised by the company since its establishment in... Read more »
  • 1st April 2007

    Enterprise Equity, a venture capital firm that backs companies in he regions, plans to step up its activity after investing €5.5 million in 14 companies in the past 18 months. Conor O’Connor,... Read more »
  • 12th October 2006

    RedMere Technology, a Louth firm developing chips for high-definition television, will launch its first products next year after raising $8.2 million from investors. Peter Smyth, the founder and... Read more »
  • 10th September 2006

    Duolog, a Dublin firm that develops technology for mobile phones and other wireless devices, is targeting the United States in a bid to triple its revenue to €15 million in three years. The... Read more »
  • 4th September 2006

    SWIFT Fine Foods, an Irish supplier of prepared meals, has won this month's Ulster Bank Invoice Finance Business Achievers Award. Founded in 2001, Swift Fine has developed and markets a range of... Read more »
  • 20th November 2005

    The Datacare Software Group has a client list any company would be proud of: Coca-Cola, Shell, Ford, Morgan Stanley and Walmart are all customers. What makes its roll call of blue-chip firms... Read more »
  • 14th August 2005

    Celtrak, a small Galway firm that has developed vehicle tracking technology, has raised €1.2 million from investors. Enterprise Equity, the venture capital firm that invests in companies in the... Read more »
  • 29th June 2005

    A CORK-BASED forestry research company has scooped a major European industry award for the development of image processing technology to assess forest crop attributes. Treemetrics will share the... Read more »
  • 23rd June 2005

    An additional €6 million in funding is being made available to emerging technology and science companies in the South. Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Equity Venture Capital Company are each... Read more »
  • 13th June 2005

    Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Equity Venture Group to invest €3m each. A decision by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment to provide an additional €6m in additional capital... Read more »
  • 3rd May 2005

    Enterprise Equity Venture Capital Group have opened a new office in Cork to coincide with the announcement that it is to extend its remit from the Border, Midland and Western regions to include the... Read more »
  • 6th June 2004

    NeutekBio, the Galway biotechnology company, plans to expand and bank its first revenues by the end of the year after raising €1.8 million from investors. Frank O'Keeffe, the chief executive of... Read more »
  • 11th April 2003

    Backed by Enterprise Ireland and Enterprise Equity Venture Capital Group in Public Private Partnership Galway, Friday 11th April 2003: In a boost for the BMW (Border, Midland and Western) region,... Read more »