Roomex raises €3.5 million in new series A funding round

Booking platform for business travel has Frontline backers

Jack Donaghy, chief executive of Roomex, left, with chief technical officer Karl Glennon Picture: Bryan Meade

Roomex, the Irish hotel booking platform for business travel, has raised €3.5 million in a series A funding round led by Frontline Ventures and backed by veteran technology entrepreneurs Paddy Holahan and Bobby Healy.

Roomex’s platform saves business travellers time and money on hotel expenditure and is used by AIB, the Musgrave Group, Sisk Group, Dairygold, Allian and Kepak, among others.

The company was co-founded in 2006 by its chief executive Jack Donaghy ...