Clearco aims to invest €100m in Irish e-commerce and digital-first businesses

The Canadian company provides investment funding to start-up companies but does not take equity in the businesses

The company was co-founded by Andrew D’Souza and Michele Romanow, a tech entrepreneur and star of the Canadian edition of Dragon’s Den. Picture: Getty

Clearco, the world’s largest provider of revenue-based funding to companies, plans to invest €100 million in Irish businesses over the coming years. The Toronto-based company said it will expand its services and products here and aims to invest in “digital-first” Irish businesses, primarily in the e-commerce, software as a service (SaaS) and financial services space.

As part of its expansion in the Irish market, Clearco will also significantly grow its presence here by establishing a ...