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Interview: A taste of success on the Frontline

For Will Prendergast, co-founder and partner of Frontline Ventures, it's not all about the money

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Will Prendergast has shown an appetite for investment. Photo: Keith Heneghan

Will Prendergast has shown an appetite for investment. Photo: Keith Heneghan

Photo : Keith Heneghan / Phocus

Will Prendergast has shown an appetite for investment. Photo: Keith Heneghan

Before cooking up deals with some of the world's most exciting tech companies, Will Prendergast, co-founder and partner of Frontline Ventures, a Dublin-based venture capital firm, was busy mastering the art of cooking food.

Back in 2001, Prendergast was set to start working with Accenture to sate an appetite to get involved in business.

But with a tech crunch taking hold across the globe, his interest in the world of business had to be put on hold as the multinational delayed the start date in London, and the Co Mayo man started a course at the famous Ballymaloe Cookery School in east Cork.