Increasing numbers of High Growth companies are locating in Ireland to scale up and internationalise their operations. The exciting commercial and creative mix on offer, together with a business-friendly environment and speed to market are key motivating factors. IDA Ireland has a dedicated team that works with High Growth companies that are typically operating less than seven years and have a turnover between $20m-$70m.
Ireland has a long established reputation for attracting large multinationals and High Growth Companies. Since 2010, over 250 high growth global companies have chosen to establish operations in Ireland, working alongside IDA Ireland.
Ireland offers High Growth companies the ability to quickly establish their operations and rapidly execute their business model. They also benefit from a strong pool of local talent (Ireland is ranked number one for the availability of skilled people), a streamlined visa process for non-European citizens and a long-established, innovative and robust infrastructure.
A wide variety of High Growth companies are choosing Ireland as a launch pad to global success. These companies are characterised by swift growth and disruptive business models, including Slack, Indeed.com, Qualtrics, and Zendesk.
IDA Ireland is actively working across all sectors with High Growth companies keen to internationalise and grow their business. Companies such as Zalando, SquareSpace, Wrike, Asana, and MongoDB have chosen Ireland for this purpose.
High Growth businesses represent an increasingly important part of Ireland’s high tech, innovative business eco-system. Ireland is a proven location for companies to expand and grow their international operations and forge links with established multinationals, academia, research centres, and indigenous companies.
Ireland has been chosen by many high growth companies as their trusted base for International expansion.
High Growth businesses represent an increasingly important part of Ireland’s high tech business ecosystem. These companies can readily tap into the country’s pool of talent and established infrastructure that has been ranked as a top performer when it comes to delivering innovation.
Ireland tops the rankings for productivity of its labour force and for national culture being open to new ideas.
High Growth companies are encouraged to make the most of opportunities to connect with third-level institutions, as well as with indigenous companies of similar scale and potential. Such connections are actively encouraged and facilitated by IDA Ireland.
Rory Mullen leads a dedicated team focused on the business needs of High Growth companies. To date, over 250 high growth companies have successfully scaled and internationalised using Ireland as their European base. IDA’s team has members on the ground in California - Irvine and Mountain View, Chicago, Seattle, Toronto, New York, Austin, London and Frankfurt as well as Ireland.
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Greenhouse, the hiring software company, today announced the creation of 100 new jobs in Ireland to further boost its expansion across Europe and meet the growing demand for modern hiring and onboarding technology. The new positions will bring the company’s total headcount in Ireland to 160 over the next two years.
Newcastle West-based medical device manufacturer Filtertek, an ITW Medical company, today announced plans to invest almost €2m in an innovative NPD programme.
Convergint, a global leader in electronic security systems integration, today announced its plans to expand recruiting efforts across all regions of Ireland to help meet the increase in customer demand and continue to provide best-in-class service to its customers. The announcement comes on the heels of the company’s 20th anniversary celebration and significant growth and business momentum reported throughout Ireland, including its most recent technology center opening in Cork.
Prometric is proud to announce a successful 10 years of its EMEA Operations centre in Dundalk, Ireland, and the positive impact the region has experienced since the beginning of its partnership in 2011. Since Prometric chose Dundalk as the location for its European Headquarters, it has become a significant player in the North East region, employing 140 people that serve the company’s global client base.
Growing esports portfolio prompts expansion of Riot’s global production footprint
Today, Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ), announced plans to expand its European headquarters in Ireland. Square is creating an additional 30 jobs in Ireland bringing the company’s total workforce to 150 employees.
Announcement comes as company creates 100 New Jobs in Carrick On Shannon
Sendoso, the leading and category creating ‘sending platform’, has today announced the creation of 100 jobs at their European headquarters, which will be based in Dublin.
Investment earmarked for new technology capabilities and jobs growth
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, has created 60 new jobs in Dublin as part of establishing a new global finance shared service model here.
The new shared service model centralises West’s key finance activities in Dublin and Exton, Pennsylvania, to drive efficiency and support increasing company growth. The new center in Dublin includes various accounting and finance activities and will create greater scale and value for West’s global business and operations. West now employs over a thousand team members across Ireland, including its manufacturing facilities in Waterford and Dublin.
Expansion to Significantly Increase Integer’s Presence and Capabilities in Galway;
Signifies Continued Growth and Commitment to Integer’s Customers
Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by global pharmaceutical and biotechnology company AstraZeneca that it is to invest $360M in a new manufacturing facility in Ireland, creating 100 jobs.
Tánaiste & Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by Stripe that it is to add hundreds of new engineering jobs in Ireland over the next three years, supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Amazon today announced plans to open its first fulfilment centre in the Republic of Ireland, creating 500 new permanent jobs to help meet customer demand. The state-of-the-art fulfilment centre, which will open spring 2022, will provide faster delivery for customers across Ireland seven days a week, including one-day delivery on hundreds of thousands of items.
Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH) today announced the opening of its new Ireland facility located in Dublin. This new facility reflects Bio-Techne’s commitment to supporting the broader life sciences industry in Europe as well as expectations for continued growth and staffing needs in this geography.
Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced plans to fill 100 new highly-skilled engineering positions in Ireland to support its global ultra-wideband (UWB) product research and development in Dublin and Cork. Qorvo expects to fill engineering positions over the next two years that span UWB radio system architecture and modelling, transceiver and baseband designs, power management, system on chip (SoC) integration, embedded software, physical design and IC characterization.
3M, the science-based global technology company, has announced that it is to establish a new research and development technical centre in Dublin – called the 3M Digital Science Community – with the anticipated creation of more than 100 new jobs over the next two to three years.
Majority of roles to be based in Cork and wider Munster area
Expanding the innovation capability at the Accenture Labs to include quantum computing
Adding new roles at The Dock, Accenture’s flagship R&D and Innovation Centre
Brookfield, Wis. and Nenagh, Ireland, June 23, 2021 – Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, today announced that it will expand its research and development operations in Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland, adding 200 jobs over the next three years as the company responds to growing demand for digital solutions among its clients and consumers.
Moonshot, the Irish co-founded data analytics company which designs new technology and methodologies to identify and mitigate online harms such as terrorisim and organised crime, today announced that it is establishing a Software Development Centre in Dublin creating 37 new roles over the next three years, with recruitment starting immediately.
TripActions, the leading, cloud-based travel and spend management platform, today announced the opening of a dedicated sales hub in Dublin, Ireland. The new office location joins TripActions sales hubs in London and Amsterdam, as well as Reed & Mackay sales offices, following the acquisition last month. Located in Dublin City Centre, the office will be a dedicated sales office that will serve international clientele with support in multiple languages.
TrustLabs Inc, a privately held blockchain fintech company, has announced the establishment of its European Headquarters in Dundalk, Co. Louth, creating 20 jobs over the next two years.
Renovo Motors Inc, an automotive data management software company has formally announced the establishment of its EMEA Headquarters and Software Development Hub in Shannon Co. Clare which will create at least 30 jobs over the next three years.
An Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland today announced the creation of 185 jobs in Shannon, Galway, Dundalk, Cork & Dublin across 8 high growth companies from Europe and the US.
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