Bernard Brogan’s PepTalk raises €3m from celebrity-backed fund

Funding led by VentureWave Capital via its €100m ‘Impact Ireland’ fund

Bernard and James Brogan, founders of PepTalk, pictured in New York, where the firm is opening a new office. Picture: Annie Forrest

PepTalk, an employee software company co-founded by former Dublin footballer Bernard Brogan, has raised €3 million from a fund backed by U2’s Adam Clayton and the Edge, and Liam Neeson.

The funding has been led by VentureWave Capital through its €100 million Impact Ireland fund.

Peptalk was founded by Brogan, his cousin James Brogan and Michelle Fogarty in 2017 and has developed an employee wellness platform used by over 50,000 people. Its clients include Verizon, ...