Queue-skip app to close €500k funding

Young founders of the Bamboo app are planning an expansion to Singapore

29th January, 2017
Alan Haverty (left) & Luke Mackey from Bamboo App, a payment application for cafés and restaurants Picture: Fergal Phillips

Bamboo, an app that allows users to skip queues in cafes and restaurants by ordering and paying in advance, is on target to close a funding round of €500,000 ahead of a planned expansion to Singapore at the end of the year.

It was founded by Luke Mackey, 22, and Alan Haverty, 23, who started building the app as soon as they finished college in May 2016.

“We saw the opportunity and we ran with it,” Mackey said....

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