Potential shortfall in Irish venture capital

The Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA) has warned of a potential short fall of available seed funding for start-up companies.

1st June, 2013
Regina Breheny, director general of the Irish Venture Capital Association.

The Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA) has warned of a potential short fall of available seed funding for start-up companies.

The organisation said that funding figures for the first quarter of this year indicated that seed funding was beginning to dry up.

It said that 14 per cent of the funds raised in the first quarter were first-round funding, compared to 25 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 and 20 per cent of...

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