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24 Oct Growing Capital at UPRISE festival

Today, October 20,  2016,  Stefano Francavilla, Associate at Growing Capital, attended as a speaker at the Investor Panel during the UPRISE festival event. The Panel was called maVeriCk vs Iceman (VC risk assessment), i.e. how VCs deal with risk assessment in evaluating a new investment opportunity. It was very interesting to...

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19 Oct UStart 2016 Demo Day at DCU Ryan Academy

Today, October 19,  2016,  Stefano Francavilla, Associate at Growing Capital, attended as one of the judges at the UStart 2016 Demo Day at DCU Ryan Academy. DCU UStart program aims to transition top students with great ideas into early stage entrepreneurs with prototype products. Along with Stefano, below the list of...

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12 Oct Growing Capital has become a member of IVCA

We are very excited to announced that Growing Capital has become a member of IVCA, the Irish Venture Capital Association. The Irish Venture Capital Association is the representative organization for venture capital firms in Ireland. Based on the last published report called “The Economic Impact of Venture...

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22 Jul Russian Startups at DCU Ryan Academy

Today, July 22,  2016,  Gianni Matera, Partner at Growing Capital, attended as a speaker at the Investor Panel during the Russian Startups event organized by DCU Ryan Academy. We had the opportunity to interact with great Entrepreneurs and understand important insight from the Russian Startups Ecosystem. Over the past...

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10 Jul Reflex Gaming raises €100k in funding

Reflex Gaming has secured a further investment of €100K from Ray Nolan, one of the Ireland's most successful internet entrepreneur. Reflex Gaming is a platform where gamers can compete against each other and earn points they can redeem for awesome prizes. It is currently inviting players to join...

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22 Mar An Overview about Irish Venture Capital ecosystem

The Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA), representative organization for venture capital firms, has published some data about Venture Capital activity here in Ireland in 2015. Based on the past track record, we can immediately understand that, even this year, the Irish venture capital market has grown and matured. The...

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12 Feb Brim Brothers launches on Kickstarter

After 6 year of product development and testing, Brim Brothers launches the world’s first wearable power meter on Kickstarter.  The Funding Goal of 100k was reached in just 9 hours. This is an important milestone for Brim Brothers and Growing Capital. What is a power meter? In few words,...

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10 Feb HPSU Investor Day Class of 2015

Today, February 10,  2016,  Gianni Matera, Partner at Growing Capital, attended as a speaker at the first Investor Panel during the HPSU Investor Day Class 2015. The Start-Up Class of 2015 is the largest High Potential Start-Up event in the calendar year bringing together the HPSU...

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26 Jan Glofox raises €500k in funding

Glofox has just secured €500,000 in funding consisting of €250,000 from Enterprise Ireland’s HPSU – co-matched with an additional €250,000 from Growing Capital. The funding is to support US market entry as well as further development of their product. “The platform is built in such a way that we...

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