Enterprise Ireland

Founded 1998

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Total investments 644
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 523
Rounds per year 28.00
Lead investments 68
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Exits 64
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

Tympany Research Group

Health Care
Medical Device
$4M22 Nov 2021 Galway, Galway, Ireland

Educatly

EdTech
Education
Internet
$1M17 Nov 2021 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Outmin

$767K15 Nov 2021 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

BioSimulytics

Pharmaceutical
Software
$702K02 Sep 2021 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Zipp Mobility

$885K12 Aug 2021 Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland

Kastus Antimicrobial Technologies

Bioinformatics
Biotechnology
$6M21 Jun 2021 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Scurri

Delivery
E-Commerce
Shipping
Software
Transportation
$10M15 Jun 2021 Ireland, County Wexford, Ireland

Raydiant Oximetry

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Women's
$3M26 May 2021 California, United States

The DataWorks

E-Commerce
Information Technology
$1M10 May 2021 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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