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Strong venture capitalists to win attention overseas

VC veteran Michael Murphy points to €1bn in funding in the next five years

4th September, 2016
Michael Murphy and Regina Breheny of the Irish Venture Capital Association Picture: John T Ohle

In the 13 years since Michael Murphy last served as chairman of the Irish Venture Capital Association, a lot has changed.

Murphy, a veteran of the venture capital industry, set up NCB’s ventures division – now Investec Ventures Ireland, of which he’s managing partner – in 1997, and first chaired the IVCA in 2003. Last month, he was elected for a second term in the chair, taking over from Brian Caulfield, the managing director of Draper...

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