Angel investors heaven sent for start-up sector

Irrus Investments, based on the successful Scottish angel investment model, is looking to bring on board new members, writes Elaine O'Regan.

10th August, 2013
Aidan O'Driscoll, founder, Irrus Investment Syndicate: 'We look for companies that have IP, a good management team and that can scale their business.' Photo: Brian Gavin

Combine equal parts intellectual property and management savvy, and what have you got? A scalable start-up that has the best possible chance of securing angel investment at an early stage.

Dublin's Wattics, a spin-out of the NovaUCD incubator, is one such venture. Established in 2011 to develop technology that allows companies to monitor energy usage with a simple stand-alone metering device, Wattics is on the cusp of closing a fresh funding deal worth €350,000 initially.

The...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago