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Top 18 Venture Capital Firms in Dublin in 2022

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
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Updated: 
November 3, 2022
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The startup community has been growing in Dublin in recent years.

This has come along with an increase in the amount of money flowing from VCs into startups.

In this article, you can find a hand-picked list of venture capital firms in Dublin.

18 Venture Capital Firms in Dublin

1) Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is a government organisation that provides investment support and opportunities for founders looking to build their businesses in Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Czechia, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Brazil, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya
  • City: Dublin, Düsseldorf, Budapest, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Stockholm, Madrid, Prague, London, Brussels, Warsaw, São Paulo, Austin, Toronto, New York, Dubai, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Beijing, Mumbai, Seoul, Riyadh, Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Shannon, København
  • Started in: 1998
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Industrial
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Maximum check size: €50,000
  • Number of investments: 686
  • Number of exits: 78
  • Funds raised: €216,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Profitero, Immersive VR Education, Invinity Energy Systems PLC

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at equitydept@enterprise-ireland.com.

2) ARCH Ventures Partners

ARCH Ventures Partners

ARCH specializes in investing in life sciences companies co-founded by scientists and entrepreneurs.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Ireland
  • City: Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Dublin
  • Started in: 1986
  • Founders: Clinton Bybee, Keith Crandell, Robert Nelsen, Steven Lazarus
  • Industries: Biotech, Healthcare, Education, Life Sciences
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Number of investments: 419
  • Number of exits: 98
  • Funds raised: $7,700,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Agios, Denali Therapeutics, Grail

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at EUInquiries@ARCHVenture.com.

3) BGF (Business Growth Fund)

BGF (Business Growth Fund)

Business Growth Fund invests in small and mid-sized businesses in UK and Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, Ireland
  • City: Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Caerdydd, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Nottingham, Reading
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Stephen Welton
  • Industries: Deep Tech & Hard Science, AI & ML, E-Commerce, Education, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Media, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer, DTC, Energy, Infrastructure, Construction
  • Stages: Early Stage, Debt, Private Equity
  • Minimum check size: £1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: £8,000,000
  • Number of investments: 381
  • Number of exits: 70
  • Funds raised: £597,300,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Miss Group, LoopMe, Trouva

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at enquiries@businessgrowthfund.co.uk.

4) Molten Ventures

Molten Ventures

Molten Ventures is a European VC firm investing in deep tech, consumer tech, health tech and B2B SaaS companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
  • City: Dublin, London
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Martin Davis
  • Industries: Cloud, Enterprise, SaaS, AI & ML, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Hardware, Healthcare, Health & Wellness, Consumer
  • Stages: Series A
  • Number of investments: 319
  • Number of exits: 128
  • Funds raised: $205,600,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Agora, Airbank, Aircall

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@molten.vc.

5) QED Investors

QED Investors

Based in Virginia, QED exclusively invests in fintech companies across the U.S., the U.K. and Latin America.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, USA, Austria, Canada, Sweden, China, Brazil, India, Mexico, Ireland, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Netherlands
  • City: Washington, Vienna, Vancouver, Shanghai, Seattle, São Paulo, Santa Monica, San Jose, San Francisco, San Diego, Rio de Janeiro, Quebec City, Pune, Overland Park, Oakland, New York, Mumbai, Montréal, Miami, Mexico City, Los Angeles, London, Houston, Dublin, Denver, Chicago, Buenos Aires, Boston, Bogotá, Bethesda, Bangalore, Austin, Atlanta, Mesa, Amsterdam, Alexandria, Alexandria, Porto Alegre
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Caribou Honig, Frank Rotman, Nigel Morris
  • Industries: Creator Economy, Crypto & Blockchain, Fintech, Education, Healthcare, InsurTech, Marketplace, Proptech & Real Estate, E-Commerce, Advertising, Human Resources
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $15,000,000
  • Number of investments: 260
  • Number of exits: 33
  • Funds raised: $4,800,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Shop Circle, Solfácil, Zubale

You can find their website here.

6) Lightstone Ventures

Lightstone Ventures

Lightstone Ventures is a life science early-stage venture capital firm.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Ireland, Singapore
  • City: Boston, Dublin, Singapore, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Christopher M. Owens
  • Industries: Healthcare, Biotech, Life Sciences
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed
  • Number of investments: 105
  • Number of exits: 40
  • Funds raised: $375,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Acceleron, Ardian, Avidia

You can find their website here.

You can contact them at +1 (650)-388-3676.

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7) Act Venture Capital

Act Venture Capital

Act Venture Capital is an Ireland-based venture capital focusing on category-defining tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland
  • City: Dublin
  • Started in: 1994
  • Founders: John Flynn
  • Industries: AI & ML, Cloud, IoT, Deep Tech & Hard Science, E-Commerce, Climate & Sustainability, Fintech, Media, Gaming, Supply Chain & Logistics, Internet & Mobile, Healthcare
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 94
  • Number of exits: 79
  • Funds raised: €627,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Trustap, Conjura, Playter

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@actvc.ie.

8) Enterprise Equity Venture Capital Group

Enterprise Equity Venture Capital Group

Enterprise Equity is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests and co-invests in startups across Ireland, Europe and the UK, and North America.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland
  • City: Dublin, Cork
  • Started in: 1987
  • Founders: Dan Flinter
  • Industries: Media, Healthcare
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 88
  • Number of exits: 18
  • 3 remarkable investments: TouchPress, SurgaColl, Duolog

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@enterpriseequity.ie.

9) Delta Partners ireland

Delta Partners ireland

Delta Partners is an Irish venture capital actively investing in seed-stage startups across UK and Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
  • City: Dublin, London
  • Started in: 1994
  • Founders: Maurice Roche
  • Industries: Healthcare, Internet & Mobile
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €3,000,000
  • Number of investments: 46
  • Number of exits: 20
  • Funds raised: €230,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Davra, Avroia, Gigable

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@deltapartners.com.

10) Fountain Healthcare Partners

Fountain Healthcare Partners

Fountain Healthcare Partners is a multistage venture capital firm investing in healthcare and medtech industries in Europe and the US.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Ireland
  • City: New York, Dublin
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Aidan King
  • Industries: Biotech, Life Sciences
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: €10,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €50,000,000
  • Number of investments: 27
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €240,600,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Neuravi, Kandy Therapeutics, Priothera

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@fh-partners.com.

11) Seroba Life Sciences

Seroba Life Sciences

Seroba is an Irish life science venture capital firm exclusively investing in biotech and medtech startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland
  • City: Dublin
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Peter Sandys
  • Industries: Healthcare
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: €3,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 25
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €175,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Perfuze, Shorla, Apica

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at petersandys@seroba-lifesciences.com.

12) Middle Game Ventures

Middle Game Ventures

Headquartered in Luxembourg, MiddleGame Ventures only invest in fintech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Luxembourg, USA, United Kingdom, Ireland
  • City: Washington, Luxembourg, Dublin, London
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Michael Meyer, Pascal Bouvier
  • Industries: Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain, SaaS
  • Stages: Series B, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 22
  • Number of exits: 0
  • Funds raised: €300,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Next Gate Tech, Capdesk, Minna Technology

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@middlegamevc.com.

13) Sure Valley Ventures

Sure Valley Ventures

Sure Valley Ventures makes seed investments in UK-based SaaS companies, particularly in the fields of metaverse, AI & ML or security.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
  • City: London, Cambridge, Dublin
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Phil Morrow
  • Industries: AI & ML, Cybersecurity, IoT, Gaming, Sports, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: £750,000
  • Maximum check size: £1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 16
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: £135,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: PreCog, Volograms, Ambisense

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@surevalleyventures.com.

14) Acadian Ventures

Acadian Ventures

Acadian Ventures are backing bold founders reimagining the future of work across North America and Germany.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Mexico, Israel, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Ireland, Malaysia
  • City: Los Angeles, Toronto, Boise, San Jose, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Mexico City, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Paris, Marseille, Berlin, London, Dublin, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Gent
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Jason Corsello
  • Industries: SaaS, Productivity, Health & Wellness, Future of Work, Human Resources
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €500,000
  • Number of investments: 12
  • Number of exits: 1
  • 3 remarkable investments: Mighty Labs, Fifty.Do, Utmost, Arist, Oyster

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@acadianventures.com.

15) DC Ventures

DC Ventures

DC Ventures invests in pre-seed startups across multiple sectors including fintech, e-commerce, media, experience economy, social media and IoT.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Ireland, Argentina
  • City: Washington, Dublin, Buenos Aires
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Emily Sarah Hersh, Jonathan Rivas, Kyran Culhane
  • Industries: Fintech, E-Commerce, Media, IoT, Food & Beverage, Gaming, Social
  • Stages: Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: $10,000
  • Maximum check size: $100,000
  • Number of investments: 12
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: $1,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Wambloc, Partsearch Technologies

You can find their website here.

16) Frontline Ventures

Frontline Ventures

Frontline Ventures seeks investment in founders building global companies in their pre-seed and seed stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
  • City: Dublin, London
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Elaine Collins
  • Industries: AI & ML, SaaS, Automation, Creator Economy, Crypto & Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Legal, Marketing
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $2,500,000
  • Number of investments: 8
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: $83,800,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Lattice, Qualio, Evervault

You can find their website here.

17) Heritage Ventures

Heritage Ventures

Heritage Ventures is an investment firm funding tech startups in Ireland.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland
  • City: Dublin
  • Started in: 2016
  • Industries: Marketplace, SaaS, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 7
  • 3 remarkable investments: Opt1mize, Mexedia, Nextmind

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@heritageventures.eu.

18) Venture Wave Capital

Venture Wave Capital

Founded in 2018, VentureWave Capital invests in tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Ireland
  • City: Dublin
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Brian Martin, Feargal Brady
  • Industries: Food & Beverage, Education, Health & Wellness, E-Commerce, Fintech, Cloud, SaaS, Climate & Sustainability
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €1,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €25,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Xocean, DropChef, Webdoctor

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@venturewave.com.

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