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Early-stage investors needed to boost tech firms

Serial technology investor Bill McCabe believes a lack of seed funding is holding back the development of a more vibrant tech sector

27th November, 2010

Bill McCabe, who has invested in a host of Irish start-ups through his investment firm, Oyster Capital Partners, believes there is a funding gap in the market for start-ups still at the pre revenue stage.

‘‘If you look at how companies are being funded, the start-up phase often ends up being covered by some form of grant aid,” McCabe said. ‘‘What you see in the US is a very strong angel investing community which will...

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