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Ireland Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
9th
0
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
18th
0
worldwide
Population
4.9
million

top industries
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Education
#15 worldwide
Foodtech icon
Foodtech
#15 worldwide
Health icon
Health
#17 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconHostelWorld
startup iconPhorest
startup iconLocalmint

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ecosystem description

The Ireland Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 18 globally, and shows a strong hold by 0 spots since 2020. Ireland also ranks at number 9 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 6 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Ireland and the top ranked city in Ireland is Dublin at 51 globally. Dublin is followed by Cork at 314 and Galway at 319.

Ireland is an ideal place to locate for Education, Foodtech and Health startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 111 Education startups in Ireland, 63 Foodtech startups in Ireland and 47 Health startups in Ireland, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 368 startups in Ireland, 4 accelerators in Ireland, 22 coworking spaces in Ireland, 6 organizations in Ireland and 1 leaders in Ireland.

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Hostelworld.com is the world's leading hostel-focused online booking platform. The flagship brand of parent company Web Reservations International (WRI), the site was launched in 1999 when a hostel owner and IT entrepreneur identified a niche in the market to introduce online bookings into hostels. Prior to 1999, no technology solution existed which enabled customers to make, and hostels to take, secure confirmed payments via the internet. The company went from strength to strength and has gone on to become the leading provider of online reservations for the budget, independent and youth travel market. Read more
Phorest creates software tools for hair and beauty salons. Phorest manages bookings, POS, stock control and client management. Phorest also lets consumers book appointments in salons online and on mobile.  Read more
Localmint is a platform on which retailers can publish key store information like opening hours and location details. Consumers can access this information across multiple devices via our desktop and mobile websites or on our mobile app. Our clean user friendly interfaces and extremely efficient search functionality allows users to quickly access the data that can be hard to find on traditional websites (particularly via mobile devices). We are the leading provider of such information in Ireland and are among the market leaders in the UK and Australia. Read more
We make classic games more fun! We transform classic SINGLE player games into MULTIPLAYER/social games. First game: Solitaire Arena (yes, a multiplayer Solitaire). Link: https://apps.facebook.com/SolitaireArena The founding team members have a senior experience in the social gaming industry. MavenHut Ltd is an Irish based company and a StartupBootcamp 2012 alumni. Solitaire Arena is the first game we published on Facebook.  Read more
Existing diet analysis software for professionals is plagued with usability and functionality issues. Information presented to consumers is often conflicting. A lack of accountability and education means motivation levels often drop rapidly = unsuccessful outcomes + frustration. Nutritics has developed a nutrition platform that provides professionals with cutting edge cloud-based tools which facilitate in-depth dietary assessment, meal plan creation and recipe analysis. These tools increase work efficiency by up to 60% over competitor products Product highlights include: - The only cloud based, professionally-orientated platform on the market. - Largest proprietary food database – x3 times larger than closest competitor product. - Incorporates latest nutrition research for health as well as all available sports nutrition guidelines - Proven to be 33% more time efficient than traditional diet logging methods and 80% more time efficient for meal plan creation Read more
Ex Ordo is an abstract and paper management tool that saves academic conference organisers over 3 weeks and makes their conferences look great. Read more
Signal provides business courses online, for everyone. From people starting their own company to people studying for professional exams, Signal offers clear, concise lectures on everything from Digital Marketing to ACCA and CFA. Read more
Glofox is a management software company that helps fitness entrepreneurs improve the health of people. Read more
OnePageCRM is a cloud-based sales CRM for small and micro business. By applying GTD to sales, we've created a unique action-based system to nudge each sale forward to success. It's a known fact that sales actions generate sales: meeting, calling, emailing, presenting, estimates, follow up etc. OnePageCRM is 100% about sales actions. Read more
Brightflag is the enterprise legal management (ELM) platform for corporate legal teams. Read more
Fenergo provides a global KYC, AML & Tax Engine. Fenergo Regulatory Compliance Management supports AML / KYC and regulatory compliance teams to solve and comply with immediate and future regulatory challenges easily and efficiently. Read more
CurrencyFair is the best way to exchange currency and send funds to bank accounts worldwide. Our unique peer-to-peer system cuts out the bank margin, and results in exchange rates very close to, and sometimes even better than, the interbank midpoint (or wholesale) rate. Combine that with our very low transfer fees and the savings really add up. Foreign exchange rates on CurrencyFair are typically 3% better than bank rates, and 1-2% better than major online brokers. Visit www.CurrencyFair.com to see our media coverage: - The Economist Names CurrencyFair As A Cheaper Way To Send Money Internationally - CurrencyFair Rated #1 For Transfers By Choice Australia - CurrencyFair Ranks No.1 In Money Transfer At Lovemoney.com - "Currency Exchange - The Fair Way" – Says The Daily Telegraph - The Independent Profile CurrencyFair As Way To Cut Currency Transfer Costs - MoneyMarket Name CurrencyFair A 'Big Hit' - The Guardian - Don't Fancy The Foreign Exchange Rate? Now You Can Set Your Own  Read more
Pulseway by MMSOFT Design is a mobile first IT management software that helps busy IT administrators look after their IT infrastructure on the go. Read more
We help brands connect with customers in targeted and strategic ways,while streamlining delivery and increasing engagement and retention. Read more
Sellmyapp.com is one of the first marketplaces for buying and selling mobile source code. The marketplace strives to enrich and push the mobile developer community to innovate by offering a wide variety of options to make new income streams as a mobile developer. Sellmyapp produces a Win Win situation by allowing newcomers to the industry as well as medium range developers to purchase quality tested source codes by high quality responsive authors. This allows a simple and quick buying process that allows the buyers to focus on their launch tasks. The marketplace also has a team of experienced mobile developers to perform any code customization that is needed to reach the best result possible. The team has experience of more than 5 years in serving customers in the niche and generates only the best quality of graphics and usability. Any project size is possible to fulfill and hundreds of projects were already successfully executed to satisfied customers. Read more
We purchase and manage cryptocurrency machines to allow individuals to generate monthly incomes. Read more
Workvivo provides companies with an internal communications platform designed to engage and connect with employees Read more
Bizimply is a cloud solution that allows managers consolidate all their day to day management reporting in one place and lets owners see all their businesses activity on one dashboard. Bizimply is ideal for restaurants, bars and retail businesses. Whether you have one store or run a multi site business, Bizimply will fundamentally change the way you manage. Read more
Online-booking service for motorcycle, scooter and bicycle rental worldwide. We connect local rental companies with travellers. Read more
FinTech, Peer 2 Peer Lender, Extremely Fast Business Finance Provider Read more
UX Design Institute, the global leader in UX education and certification (formally known as UXTraining). Read more
Jobbio allows companies to showcase themselves and post all of their job opportunities in one place for free. Jobbio then amplifies these opportunities across its distribution network, which is the largest in the world. Talent can then engage with companies and apply for these opportunities using rich and dynamic live profiles that create a single access point to a fast evolving marketplace of +3500 companies. Read more
Flipdish make branded ordering apps and websites for quick service delivery and takeout restaurants. Read more
YellowSchedule is complete and an easy to use Online Appointment Management CRM for SME's. The system is focused on driving efficiency for appointment taking businesses. It decimates appointment 'no-show' rates by automatically communicating with users' clients before the appointment and requesting and automatically handling replies from clients and routing these back to the user. We use a color coding system with appointments (green dot/red dot) to let the user know who will be making their appointment and who wont. Our live booking widget integrates directly with our users websites meaning potential customers can easily see what new appointment slots are available and make a booking. Through exciting strategic partnerships we are rapidly becoming a powerful tool for therapists and are happy to be rapidly expanding and a new leader in this market. We have a growing team and an exciting product roadmap and will be keeping our foot firmly to the floor! Read more
Interactive Services is an award-winning developer of corporate eLearning solutions including custom eLearning, mobile learning, classroom training, and blended learning solutions. Read more
ChannelSight enables brands to increase sales by improving the online buying process. We help brands to convert their content into new customers quickly, easily and effectively. Our brand website plugin enables consumers to find their desired product at authorised retailers and complete their purchase instantly, without competitive distraction. Benefits: - instantly increased conversions - improved customer satisfaction - better channel relationships - real-time competitor intelligence - accurate, actionable channel metrics - easy & quick to implement Over half of online prospects are lost because users can’t find the information they need to enable them to purchase. This means the customer has a poor experience, the retailer loses out on a sale, and the manufacturer fails to sell inventory. ChannelSight changes all of this. Our cloud-based crawling, analysis and fuzzy-matching solution means we can get brands & retailers up and running in days, with results visible instantly. Read more
Pulsate gives companies with mobile apps the ability to engage with their users in real-time using both contextual and geo location information. The Pulsate SDK allows mobile app owners to easily integrate the lightweight SDK into both iOS and Android apps which provides functionality such as push notifications, custom mobile campaigns, geofencing technology, direct messaging, and reporting. Pulsate bluetooth beacons have been developed in parallel with the Pulsate SDK which offers greater flexibility for contextual based marketing that provide new customer experiences.  Read more
Rentview provide rent and property management software to the $200 billion dollar property rental industry. Rentview allows property managers to reduce administration time by 75% by automating the letting and management of properties. With Rentview real estate agents and property managers can now Manage, Build & Retain their rental portfolio in the cloud and share access with their landlords and tenants. Read more
The world's tickets through one API. Read more
HelpStay is an online marketplace for volunteering abroad. Read more
Taking a fresh approach to Performance management. Designed with your people in mind & specialising in growing companies & distributed teams Read more
NewsWhip tracks the social distribution of news. We repeatedly check sharing scores for each article we track to rank them by the rate at which they're spreading. Our pro product, Spike, offers media professionals a more granular look at our data and keyword search. Read more
Interviewing Platform for Hiring Companies Read more
Audio News Articles for a Smarter You Read more
YourSmileDirect.com clear braces are a series of tight-fitting, custom-made plastic braces. Read more
Von Bismark are retail convergence specialists. The Von Bismark e-commerce platform is built from the ground up to allow consumers on the high street to view, try and buy digital clothing inventory from a traditional bricks and mortar store. What this means is pureplay clothing e-tailers can now bring their inventory to the high street through concessions without the costs traditionally associated. It also means that high street players can have more centralised inventories and smaller stores, reducing costs and improving customer data.  Read more
Cloud-based channel enablement platform, channelIT, gives customers the tools, data and insights to execute great sales ideas. Companies can now rapidly deploy programs with precision targeting and have real-time visibility into ROI. Read more
Modulz operates as a visual code editor for designing and building digital products. Read more
Parkpnp is a marketplace that allows people to list, advertise and then generate income from their unused or under utilized parking spaces. Read more
Bloom Magic is a fast growing e-commerce business that delivers flowers and gifts to everywhere in the UK, and Ireland.  Read more
Hiri is an enterprise email client designed from the ground up to fix many of the problems employees have trying to keep on top of their email. The average employee spends about 2.5 hours a day just dealing with their email. You can buy lots of books that teach you how to get your email under control. But we don’t think you should have to read a book. Just using Hiri makes you an email expert.  Read more
Leadiro gives you instant access to millions of live & accurate business contacts with validated emails. Unlike some other B2B data providers, Leadiro doesn’t sell static data lists. Instead, we automatically track & update each contact in our database. Contacts are tracked and their information is updated as they move roles. Instead of simply buying a list, you are accessing business intelligence. You spend less time trying to find the right information and more time selling. Sign up for a free plan today and explore our high-quality and continuously updated B2B Database. Read more
Trift is a travel platform with trip itineraries, guides, and stories curated by travelers alongside local businesses. Read more
Aqua Comms provides capacity networking solutions to content providers, cloud based networks, data centres, IT companies & the global media. Read more
HotelMinder helps independant hotels find the best applications and services for a perfect online distribution! Read more
Imagine a platform for your customer communication that’s realtime when required, delivers instant answers to repetitive questions and makes it incredibly easy to deliver amazing customer support. And oh yeah - Everything and everyone that you need is right there, in one place. That’s Pubble. Read more
The company has developed and patented a platform technology with applications in vessel closure. Its first product is a fully absorbable implant and delivery system, designed specifically to close large (up to 24F) arteriotomies. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Ireland Ranked by StartupBlink

StartupBlink ranks the startup ecosystems of 100 countries and 1,000 cities. Download our latest Global Ecosystem Report.
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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
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8.309
1.60
3.27
3.44
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118
0.853
0.11
0.08
0.66
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319th
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0.838
0.10
0.09
0.65
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75
0.336
0.05
0.03
0.26
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845th
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91
0.160
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47
0.131
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