Long-distance call pays off for Aepona

The Belfast firm’s software, which allows telecoms companies to open networks to new services and apps, has helped to earn it a new $10 million funding deal, writes Gavin Daly

8th May, 2010

As Michael Crossey puts it, it’s ‘‘buzzword bingo’’ at Aepona, a Belfast software firm that has defied the economic gloom to complete a $10 million funding deal.

The firm last week brought in Blackberry Partners Fund, a Canadian firm with links to the Blackberry maker, as a new investor, while its existing backers also stumped up more cash in the fundraising drive.

They were attracted by the potential for Aepona’s...

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