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Sun Life opened its Waterford office in 1998 with a team of 12 people. The company sought to capitalize on the talented workforce available from graduates of WIT, UCC and other third level institutions. The 4,500 sq. ft. expansion and upgrade represents a significant investment by Sun Life in Waterford that, as well as supporting future growth, also recognises the valuable contribution of the team there by providing a state-of-the-art office environment.
IDT911™, a leader in identity theft and data risk management services, today announced its intention to hire an additional 60 new staff during the next five years. The company has selected Ireland for its base of European operations as it looks to extend into this new market.
The Site Selectors Guild has awarded IDA Ireland with its International Award for Economic Development Organisations.
Udemy Account Manager Linos Owusu-Asare has experienced a lot of company growth since starting as an intern in the summer of 2012. In two and half short years, Udemy has grown from a small 15 person group sharing office space in San Francisco, to a team of 130 employees across three countries. Part of this expansion included Udemy’s arrival in Dublin late in 2014. Linos was a part of the original team that helped set up shop, and here he shares his learnings from the early days in Ireland, building and growing the Udemy Dublin office.
Malwarebytes, the company founded to protect people and businesses from next-generation cyberthreats, has chosen Cork as the site for its EMEA HQ, creating 50 new jobs over 3 years. Malwarebytes was founded in 2008 by Marcin Kleczynski to tackle advanced online threats which consistently escape detection by traditional anti-virus tools.
IDA launched its new strategy, Winning FDI: 2015-2019 this month. The strategy is targeting a 40% increase in FDI in Ireland creating 80,000 new jobs in the economy over the next five years. This will be based on an ability to respond to client's needs efficiently, effectively and ahead of the competition. This will build on the current contribution of IDA clients who provide important support to the economy providing 174,448 jobs, exporting €124.5bn worth of goods and services, spending €22.4bn on Irish goods, services and payroll, and spending €1.4bn on R&D.
Over 1,150 overseas companies have chosen Ireland as their strategic location in Europe
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a leading provider of data, analytics and technology to help organizations predict and manage risk, plans to establish a data analytics centre in Dublin. Over the next three years, LexisNexis plans to add approximately 70 new jobs, with most of these roles related to the data analytics centre with the support of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
What happens when you gather three fast-growing companies in a room to discuss globalization? An insightful discussion on the process of building out an international office from different perspectives.