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Enterprise Ireland

Investor type Government Office

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Total investments 713
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 562
Rounds per year 29.71
Lead investments 69
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 67
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Medical
  • SaaS
Summary

Enterprise Ireland appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1998. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Dublin. The venture was found in Europe in Ireland.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Enterprise Ireland, startups are often financed by Frontline Ventures, Atlantic Bridge, Kernel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Western Development Commission, Wayra, Halo Business Angel Network. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Frontline Ventures, Delta Partners, AIB Seed Capital Fund.

The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. This Enterprise Ireland works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. When the investment is from Enterprise Ireland the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Ireland. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Information Technology. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Openet, Atlantic Therapeutics, Intune Networks. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SepTec

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$5M21 Nov 2022 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Everyangle

Computer Vision
Consulting
IT Management
Retail
$3M30 Oct 2022 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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Information Technology
Internet
$855K24 Oct 2022 Dublin, Ohio, United States

CitySwift

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
SaaS
Transportation
$5M17 Oct 2022 Galway, Galway, Ireland

Signum Surgical

Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
$3M20 Sep 2022 Galway, Galway, Ireland

LegitFit

Fitness
Software
$1M09 Sep 2022 Cork, Cork, Ireland

xWave Technologies

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
$1M06 Sep 2022 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Ronspot

Office Administration
$1M02 Sep 2022 Galway, Galway, Ireland

Impedans

Bioinformatics
Biotechnology
Health Care
$4M21 Jul 2022 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
News
Kianda Technologies Raises €1.5M in Funding

– Kianda Technologies, a Dublin, Ireland-based provider of a platform to digitize and streamline business processes, raised €1.5m in funding.
– The round was led by Kernel Capital through the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund, supported by Enterprise Ireland.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach as well as to enhance product development.

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