Friday 24 November 2017

Show me the money: Ireland's top VC technology companies

Seven deals in Dublin involved over €10m
Seven deals in Dublin involved over €10m
Which came first the scales or the egg !!............Ben Harris, CEO and Co Founder of Drop with his iPad weighing scales .
Adrian Weckler

Adrian Weckler

So just who is raking in the big money? Of the seven venture-backed deals involving over €10m in Ireland last year, five of them were Dublin-based firms.

1 GC Aesthetics (€42.8m)

Location: Dublin

Technology: implant devices and breast augmentation technology

Founders: Robert Scully and Ken Pearce

Round investors: Orbimed, Montreaux, Oyster

2 AMCS €23.5m

Location: Limerick

Technology: recycling and waste management software

Founders: Jimmy Martin and Austin Ryan

Round investors: Highland Capital Partners, Investech

3 Field Aware €17.8m

Location: Dublin

Technology: business software

Founders: Ray Cunningham and Andronikos Nedos

Round investors: WestSummit, OpenView, Atlantic Bridge, Oyster, SVB

4 Intercom €17m

Location: Dublin

Technology: business and marketing workflow software

Founders: Eoghan McCabe, Ciaran Lee, Des Traynor and David Barrett

Round investors: Bessemer, The Social + Capital Partnership

5 Mainstay Medical €15.3m

Location: Dublin

Technology: medical devices

Founder: Danny Sachs

Round investors: Fountain Healthcare, Medtronic, Capricorn, Seventure, Soffinova

6 Brandtone €14m

Location: Dublin

Technology: telecoms and mobile marketing software

Founders: Donald Fitzmaurice and Ben Atherton

Round investors: Syngenta Ventures, Verlinvest

7 Bitnet Technologies €10.5m

Location: Belfast

Technology: financial software / Bitcoin payment processing

Founders: John McDonnell and Stephen McNamara

Round investors: Highland Capital Partners, Rakuten

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