App creator turns ‘fun’ sideline into thriving firm with 25 staff

Dermot Daly started Tapadoo with ‘a Mac and an iPhone’ in 2009 and now develops apps for the fintech, medtech and pharma sectors

22nd December, 2019
App creator turns ‘fun’ sideline into thriving firm with 25 staff
Dermot Daly, founder and chief executive of Tapadoo. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Dermot Daly started creating apps for fun in 2009. Ten years on, his company employs 25 people.

Tapadoo develops apps for iOS and Android phones and has a heavy focus on fintech, medtech and pharmaceutical projects. Clients include Payzone, PrepayPower, Bio-medical Research and Realex Payments.

Daly set up the company in 2009, when Apple had just released a kit allowing software developers to build iPhone apps for the first time.

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