Elaine O'Regan

Elaine O'Regan

Patient software system proves a hit

Patient software system proves a hit

Kilkenny firm Vivartes has received a major boost with the publication of the positive findings of a clinical study into its therapeutic patient software.

Review June 2011: Money Point secures Saudi Arabian €15m contract

Review June 2011: Money Point secures Saudi Arabian €15m contract

A Dublin company specialising in cash management systems secured a Saudi Arabian contract worth upwards of €15 million. Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Turvey-based Money Point agreed to

Review January 2011: Seroba Kernel heads up €3.75m funding round

Review January 2011: Seroba Kernel heads up €3.75m funding round

Venture capital fund Seroba Kernel Life Sciences joined forces with Israeli venture capitalist Triventures to lead a €3.75 million funding round in the US-owned Apica Cardiovascular. Apica, a develope

Review February 2011: Camden Group invests €19m in Antrim base

Review February 2011: Camden Group invests €19m in Antrim base

Camden Group, a manufacturer of PVC doors, windows, and conservatories, announced plans to invest €19 million in its Antrim premises, creating 225 jobs over three years. Camden said it would use the m

Review March 2011: FLI secures €35m contract

Review March 2011: FLI secures €35m contract

FLI Energy, a subsidiary of Waterford-based environmental group FLI, secured a €35 million contract to supply green power to Envar, a waste management and recycling company in Britain. Under the terms

Review April 2011: RCSI renews IT provider deal with €2m contract

Review April 2011: RCSI renews IT provider deal with €2m contract

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland announced a €2 million contract to renew an existing deal with Dublin-based IT provider Typetec. The agreement was that Typetec would continue to act as RCSI's

Review May 2011: Nugent Manufacturing in contract for Gavin's garden

Review May 2011: Nugent Manufacturing in contract for Gavin's garden

Kildare company Nugent Manufacturing announced a €150,000 contract to build the steel structure for celebrity garden designer Diarmuid Gavin's Chelsea Flower Show exhibit. The bright pink structure wa

Review June 2011: Money Point secures Saudi Arabian €15m contract

Review June 2011: Money Point secures Saudi Arabian €15m contract

A Dublin company specialising in cash management systems secured a Saudi Arabian contract worth upwards of €15 million. Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Turvey-based Money Point agreed

A year of sound advice

A year of sound advice

Elaine O'Regan compiles a digest of advice to start-ups contributed by our experts writing in the Out on Your Own section throughout 2011.

vStream secures €200k contract

vStream secures €200k contract

Company: vStream. Done Deal: €200,000. Turnover: €1 million. Staff: 20. Established: 2007.

The Salon Shop invests in new outlet

The Salon Shop invests in new outlet

Company: The Salon Shop. Done Deal: €200,000. Turnover: €350,000. Staff: nine. Established: 2005.

€300,000 CRM upgrade for BWG

€300,000 CRM upgrade for BWG

Company: BWG Group. Done Deal: €300,000. Turnover: €1.2 billion. Staff: 1,000. Established: 1963.

Energy for a new generation

Energy for a new generation

Dublin start-up RedT has formulated an innovative energy solution that it believes could change the marketplace for good, writes Elaine O'Regan.

Farmers win with SuperValu deal worth €1.3m

Farmers win with SuperValu deal worth €1.3m

Company: Farmers to Market. Done Deal: €1.3 million. Staff: 12 farmers. Established: April 2011. Locations: Cavan and Monaghan.

BubbleBum gets a boost from Heatons

BubbleBum gets a boost from Heatons

Company: BubbleBum. Done Deal: €150,000. Turnover: €500,000. Staff: 4. Established: 2009.