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The 5 Unicorn Startups Founded in Ireland

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BrowserStack

BrowserStack

BrowserStack is a software testing platform that powers over two million tests per day across 15 data centers worldwide.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Ireland

  • City:

    Dublin

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Nakul Aggarwal, Ritesh Arora

  • Industries:

    Cloud Infrastructure, Developer Tools, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $250.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Wayflyer

Wayflyer

Wayflyer is a revenue-based financing platform for e-commerce brands.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    February 2022

    )

  • Country:

    Ireland

  • City:

    Dublin

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Aidan Corbett, Jack Pierse

  • Industries:

    Analytics, E-Commerce, Finance

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $336.20M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    15

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Flipdish

Flipdish

Flipdish helps on-demand food businesses create branded food ordering systems, websites, and apps.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.25

    B (

    January 2022

    )

  • Country:

    Ireland

  • City:

    Dublin

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Conor McCarthy, James McCarthy

  • Industries:

    Brand Marketing, E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Food Delivery, Mobile Apps

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $156.34M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Workhuman

Workhuman

Workhuman® takes employee recognition to the next level, offering companies a platform that constantly delivers feedback, motivation and rewards to drive performance.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    June 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Ireland

  • City:

    Dublin

  • Started in:

    1999

  • Founders:

    Eric Mosley

  • Industries:

    Human Resources, SaaS, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $11.30M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    5

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LetsGetChecked

LetsGetChecked

LetsGetChecked is an at-home health testing platform that connects customers to regulated laboratory testing.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Ireland

  • City:

    Dublin

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Peter Foley

  • Industries:

    Biotechnology, Health Care, Health Diagnostics, Medical, mHealth

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $263.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    13

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