Healthtech company Kara Connect to create 100 jobs

Icelandic-founded firm appoints John McElligott to lead its new Irish operation as it looks to expand across Ireland, Britain and mainland Europe

John McElligott has been appointed chief operating officer and head of Ireland for Kara Connect

Kara Connect, an Icelandic healthtech company, is to create up to 100 new jobs in Ireland following a decision to establish operations in Dublin as part of a major push into new markets.

The expansion, which follows a recent €6 million Series A funding round, is to be led by John McElligott, a tech veteran who has been a board member of the company since 2020.

McElligott, who was one of Ebay's first employees in ...