Nicola McClafferty: ‘If I don’t do this now, I’ll never do it’

McClafferty has moved back into venture capital with a €50 million-a-year investment fund

19th February, 2017
Nicola McClafferty: tech investments Pic: Fergal Phillips

The Dublin woman who founded the online marketplace for pre-owned luxury goods Covetique has moved back into venture capital with a €50 million-a-year investment fund to play with.

Nicola McClafferty last week joined investment firm Draper Esprit a year after moving back to Dublin, having spent 12 years in London. Four of those were spent building Covetique, the online fashion retail company subsequently sold to its main investor, Asos.

She will now be working alongside Brian...

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