Sunday Independent: Trade between Ireland and Africa is also on the rise, forecast to reach €24 billion by 2020. This year, as with every year since 2012, East Africa will be the continent’s fastest-growing region.
Data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) released yesterday shows Irish-based multinationals were responsible for employing over 856,000 people abroad, just over a third of them in the US and the UK.
Waterford-based Immersive VR Education has collaborated with the BBC for a new virtual reality-based short film that puts viewers in the shoes of a war correspondent during a bombing raid on Berlin during the Second World War.
Wicklow-based start-up Fleet is seeking to bring widespread disruption to the car rental market. The company has turned to a new Irish equity crowdfunding provider to raise €275,000 to expand its team and bring software development in-house.
Innovation is a key element within any successful company, enabling creative vision and long-term strategic thinking. In this fast-moving technological age, companies need to respond quickly to advances in technology.
Dublin start-up 4Securitas has entered the cyber security space with an innovative solution which has been designed to alert its customers to the presence of hackers before they have had a chance to launch an attack.
Phorest raised €700,000 from 12 HBAN angel investors in two funding rounds in 2011 and 2013. In June of this year, the company completed a third investment round of €20 million with US investment firm, Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE).
Founded by Shane Brett in 2014, GECKO Governance has developed a regtech fund management solution that allows users to schedule, manage and monitor investment fund portfolios’ regulatory and compliance requirements in real-time.
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