Posts Tagged ‘enterpriseireland’

Facebook Developer Garage Ireland – Feb 18th – Science Gallery

admin 9th of February 2010 by admin

We’re delighted to announce the First Facebook Developer Garage Ireland of 2010

Speakers include:

Gavin Barrett, Crowdstar
Charles Dowd, tickettruck
Declan Kennedy, Betapond
David Lenehan, Polldaddy
Sonia Flynn, Facebook

Thanks to The Science Gallery for hosting the event and Enterprise Ireland for providing support.

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2010
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Science Gallery, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Sign up on Facebook for event

Dial2Do Closes Series A funding of €1m

admin 19th of November 2009 by admin

Congratulations to Ivan, Sean and Dial2Do team on closing their Series A Funding from the Sean Melly led Powerscourt Capital Partners and Enterprise Ireland.

John Collins has a lot of the details of the deal in the Irish Times

Some highlights from deal

- Success follows Success – Ivan’s previous company Eware – provided Sean Melly and other Angels with nice exit
- White Label model for Dial2Do gaining major traction for team (more news on that later !!)
- Ivan and Sean managed to successfully spin-off Dial2Do from Rococosoft, whilst also raising new capital for Rococo

Irish mobile companies at CTIA

admin 12th of October 2009 by admin

13 Enterprise Ireland supported companies recently attended CTIA Wireless event in the US

Companies attending


Some Highlights

Dial2Do nominated for Mobile Excellence Awards

NewBay, the leader in digital lifestyle solutions for carriers, announced that over 10 million subscribers are now using its award-winning LifeCache Social Networking solution and also announced LifeCache Smart Address Book (SAB) 2.0, a converged, telco-grade social address book offering for carriers. LifeCache SAB is a white-label address book that syncs, merges and updates contacts and dynamic content from multiple sources and stores the data securely in the cloud

Taoglas has announced the first LTE and WiMax antennas for telematics, mobile, telemedical and security markets. The antennas will benefit M2M manufacturers developing LTE and WiMax prototypes for new fourth generation networks

Web2Ireland – what’s going on – week ending June 13th

admin 13th of June 2008 by admin

Folks seem to like these posts – so here’s some bits and bobs from around the Web2Ireland scene…

Web2Ireland branding to improve with new logo – Thanks to all submissions and votesthe Web2Ireland community voted to an entry from Spoiltchild.

Dial2Do announce deal with Jajah

Irish and the iPhone

Zignals launches

Irish connection at Skydeck

Salesforce mashup/developer/platform event in Dublin – Tour De Force – June 30th

Dial2Do and Feedhenry at Launch Silicon Valley 2008Dial2Do win award

Finetuna launches – coverage on Nextweb – another great service from Alan and his team at SpoiltChild

Joe is on a roll – 30million awaiting an Irish YCombinator – and Ireland’s Digital Future

Mike Butcher of Techcrunch coming to Dublin – event on June 26th – signup here

Robin Blandford startup Decisionforheroses taking shape

Best wishes to Tom Raftery and family – as they move to Spain – from all his friends at web2Ireland. Keep in touch Tom.

Irish VC’s to replace Irish banksno widget companies or .com companies need apply

Ticket-Text – interesting Irish company – “ticket text is a new low cost ticketing agent that delivers tickets via text messages (SMS) and print-at-home e-tickets. Simply bring your SMS or print-at-home e-ticket to the venue, scan your ticket and you’re in!”Ryanair is a customer.

Firefox Party reminder – June 19th – in Dublin

Bonus links…
Good article on “Your ad-supported Web 2.0 site is actually a B2B enterprise in disguise”

dont forget – we’re on twitter - – Target is 500 followers by end of July….

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Zignals – Irish based – web2.0 styled stock-trading site launches

admin 11th of June 2008 by admin


Venturebeat has the details on the launch of Zignals – a Dublin based company – supported by Microsoft IP ventures.

Finfacts have more details on Zignals
“Microsoft has taken a 15% stake in the software company, which has so far raised €2.5m in private equity finance from investors including Manresa Partners, Enterprise Ireland and a number of private investors.”
“Enterprise Ireland made the original introduction of Brazel to IP Ventures, which resulted in the establishment of Zignals.”