Waterford tech fund gets €6m boost


A new fund being floated today on the London Stock Exchange is to invest €5.7m into Barry Downes's Waterford-based Suir Valley Ventures Fund. 'Sure Ventures' will raise money that specifically targets investments in Irish startups focused on…

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€1M INVESTMENT IN WATERFORD VR COMPANY IMMERSIVE VR EDUCATION @ TSSG


The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital funds & Suir Valley Ventures lead €1m investment in Waterford VR Company Immersive VR Education Ltd Kernel Capital through the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Venture Funds and Suir Valley Ventures have led a…

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Waterford Local Enterprise Office LEAP into Action in Local Schools


Primary students from eight schools across Waterford city and county are taking part in the LEAP Project which is sponsored by Waterford Local Enterprise Office in conjunction with Junior Achievement Ireland. LEAP has been designed to encourage…

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Suir Valley is a new €20m VC fund for software startups – and it’s based in Waterford


Barry Downes, one of Ireland’s most successful software startup founders, is behind the fund. IRELAND HAS A new €20 million VC fund for startups, but it won’t be housed in a shiny office in Dublin’s so-called Silicon Docks – at least, not yet. The…

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