Category Archives: Ireland Startups

Peer-to-peer currency exchange marketplace CurrencyFair raises another €8M in funding to accelerate global growth

CurrencyFair, one of the world’s leading peer-to-peer currency exchange marketplaces, has today announced the completion of an €8 million funding round lead by existing investors Octopus Ventures and Frontline Ventures. Earlier this year, CurrencyFair already secured €8 million in funding. In … Continue reading

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Dublin-based IoT startup Smartfrog raises €20 million to conquer the world with its smart cams

The Dublin-based smart cam-maker Smartfrog has completed its third round of financing just 12 months after the official launch. This €20 million investment, takes the total funding for the young company to over €28 million. In addition to existing investors, … Continue reading

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Business Angel Network HBAN aims to attract new members and plans to raise €6m in a 48 hour roadshow

The Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) has announced its plans to raise new funds of €6 million in the space of just 48 hours. The campaign is going to start on Wednesday 9th November in Dublin. The organisation will also visit … Continue reading

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Messaging platform Slack integrates with Salesforce, creates a fund and eyes bot startups – interview with James Sherrett

Shortly after SaaStock 2016 Dublin, a conference about B2B SaaS business, we had the chance to speak to James Sherrett, the man leading Slack in Europe. Slack is a leading messaging platform for teams that brings all communication together. The San Francisco-based startup … Continue reading

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Join SaaStock on September 21st and 22nd in Dublin and learn how to build a category leading B2B SaaS business (Sponsored)

Turn your SaaS up to eleven and join more than 700 Founders, VCs and Execs in Dublin for SaaStock 2016, the conference to learn how to build a category leading B2B SaaS business. Throughout the conference, SaaStock will be filled … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Join Bikemap, journi, Spryker or KonnectAgain

Your boss is an idiot and you are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now and join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in … Continue reading

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10 European pet startups to watch in 2016 and beyond

With many hundreds of million pet owners globally, it is clear that the “pet economy” can be seen as a very big and potentially lucrative market for young companies. Just think about how much time and money you or your … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: HelpStay, the Factory and Degustabox

Your boss is an idiot and you are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now and join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup hubs in 2016

It’s time for our annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Almost exactly 365 days have passed since we did our last research on this topic. Let’s see what has changed since then. In order to come up with the … Continue reading

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Now official: Mobile payment companies payleven and SumUp join forces

Two of the leading European mobile payment companies SumUp and payleven today announced a definitive merger agreement to create the global leader in mobile payments. The shareholders of both companies have approved the transaction and will continue to support the combined company going … Continue reading

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