Cork-based Talivest acquired by Australian tech unicorn

Go1, whose backers include Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, makes second European acquisition with deal for Irish company focused on employee engagement

Laura Belyea and Jayne Ronayne, Talivest’s founders

Talivest, a Cork-based employee analytics software company, has been acquired by Australian tech unicorn Go1 for an undisclosed sum, according to sources.

Formerly known as KonnectAgain, Talivest, was founded by Laura Belyea and Jayne Ronayne. Its backers include Dan and Linda Kiely, the Voxpro founders, PCH chief executive Liam Casey, Google Ireland managing director Ronan Harris and Anne Heraty, the CPL founder.

Originally focused on helping companies engage with corporate alumni, Talivest has in recent ...