Waking up Irish businesses to investment opportunities

Melissa Donohoe of Notion Capital tells Emmet Ryan about her mission to get more Irish start-ups noticed internationally

Melissa Donohoe of Notion Capital: “The founders we work with are phenomenal”

Melissa Donohoe seems remarkably calm for someone just days away from their wedding when she meets me at a Dublin café. The vice-president of Notion Capital, a London-based VC, is still very much in business mode as she works on convincing me that the investment market isn’t as difficult as it may seem, at least for one group of Irish start-ups.

Originally from Newbridge, Co Kildare, but having moved all over the world since doing ...