Wednesday June 3, 2020

Start-up aims to get the Drop on US market

Irish tech firms are increasingly moving to the US earlier in their lifecycle, writes Philip Connolly.

31st August, 2014
Ben Harris, Jonny McCauley and Jack Phelan: Drop's co-founders hope that its iPad-connected kitchen scale can crack the US market. Picture: Feargal Ward

For start-ups, the world has become a much smaller place. Where once it was enough for a start-up to establish itself in Dublin and grow over a number of years, now companies are looking to broaden their operations beyond these shores at an earlier stage.

Less than three years in existence, Dublin-founded Drop has already expanded its operations across three continents. Not bad for a firm that has yet to release its first product.


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