New guide gives helicopter view of Ireland’s tech start-up scene

8 Apr 2013

For anyone wishing to get more insight into Ireland’s technology start-up ecosystem, Dublin-based venture capital (VC) firm Frontline Ventures has come up with a new guide that depicts everything from new tech ventures to incubators, co-working spaces, investors and networking groups.

Frontline Ventures is a new Dublin-based VC firm that invests in start-ups operating in the areas of big data, cloud services and payments. It’s being headed up by investors Will Prendergast, Shay Garvey and William McQuillan.

The presentation-style guide, titled The Irish Tech Startup Guide, created by Frontline Ventures, illustrates a plethora of Irish start-ups operating in areas such as e-commerce, health tech, mobile and gaming, as well as depicting some Irish start-up success stories.

There’s a section that lists people who could be useful contacts for those starting businesses.

Meanwhile, the guide also lists incubators and accelerators, angel networks and VC firms.

There’s also some information on Irish centres for science, engineering and technology that can hook up with companies to help develop their products and services.

Co-working spaces for start-ups are also given a mention.

Check out the colourful guide on Slideshare.

Frontline Ventures

Some of the Irish-grown ventures featured in The Irish Tech Startup Guide

Carmel Doyle was a long-time reporter with Silicon Republic