Elaine O'Regan

Elaine O'Regan

Where avant-garde tech meets practical needs

Where avant-garde tech meets practical needs

Dublin start-up Danalto was established 14 months ago as a spin-off from Connect, the Science Fou...

Virtual dentistry firm to use €2.5m funding to get teeth into US market

Virtual dentistry firm to use €2.5m funding to get teeth into US market

Company: Toothpic Done Deal: €2 million fundraising round The clincher: “The US has been a bi...

Hand-bottled Carlow gin spears 320 stockists across  Ireland, Scotland

Hand-bottled Carlow gin spears 320 stockists across Ireland, Scotland

Company: Silver Spear Gin Done Deal: 320 stockists The clincher: “We bought every gin on the ma...

Esquires coffee shops brew up €1m investment

Esquires coffee shops brew up €1m investment

Company: Esquires Done Deal: €1.1m investment The clincher: “We will continue to grow at a st...

Country house hotel’s €200,000 revamp to woo corporate clients

Country house hotel’s €200,000 revamp to woo corporate clients

Company: Springfort Hall Done Deal: €200,000 investment The clincher: “When we took over, it ...

Growth spurt for an e-learning developer

Growth spurt for an e-learning developer

LearnUpon, the Dublin-based Learning Management System (LMS) developer, will create 65 jobs over ...

Family carves out innovative niche

Family carves out innovative niche

The Carpentry Store was born when the Fay family saw opportunity amid a downturn

Compass Informatics plots course for northern Europe

Compass Informatics plots course for northern Europe

Location analytics firm Compass Informatics is eyeing new markets in northern Europe, having esta...

Popchair could top the charts for papal visit

Popchair could top the charts for papal visit

Dublin-based entrepreneur John McGarry has taken the first 1,000 orders for the foldable cardboar...

Leaving Cert failing to prepare students for university – survey

Leaving Cert failing to prepare students for university – survey

Only 24 per cent of the third-level students surveyed in a new report found that the Leaving Cert...

Sligo hotel presses ahead with a €3m makeover

Sligo hotel presses ahead with a €3m makeover

Company: Lee Hotels Done Deal: €3m Sligo Park Hotel investment The clincher: “Having succes...

Belgian deal a talking point for Leitrim speakers’ platform

Belgian deal a talking point for Leitrim speakers’ platform

Speakific, the Irish-owned platform for professional speakers for events and conferences, has mer...

Click & Go takes off in Europe with €2 million Polish office

Click & Go takes off in Europe with €2 million Polish office

Company: Click&Go Done Deal: €2m investment The clincher: “Our priority was the availabi...

Dalata Hotel Group flying high with help of Envisage Cloud’s software

Dalata Hotel Group flying high with help of Envisage Cloud’s software

Company: Envisage Cloud Done Deal: €200,000 The clincher: “The new solution has streamlined t...

The fine art of matchmaking

The fine art of matchmaking

Belfast-based Liz Doyle left banking for a career in the subtle art of introductions