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241 new jobs in eight IDA Ireland high growth companies

IDA Ireland have announced the creation of 241 jobs in Dublin, Galway, Letterkenny and Limerick across eight high growth companies from Europe and the US.

The new jobs will be spread across the technology and business service sectors with a range of activities such as sales and marketing, software development, engineering, customer success and tech support.

Workato plans to add 50 jobs at its Dublin office over the next three years after a year of record momentum.

This included the company launching its first European data centre in Germany in May 2021, raising over $420m in total funding to date with a $5.7 billion valuation last November and recently being named to the 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50 List.

Technology firm Bluecrux is to create about 50 jobs in Ireland by 2025, consolidating its global expansion plans.

Bluecrux opened its first office in Ireland in Galway last year, followed by a second one in Dublin in March 2022.

New York-based marketing technology company GeistM today announced that it has established its European headquarters in Dublin which will be responsible for managing all clients originating outside of the US.

The company plans to grow to 40 employees by 2024 across creative, client management, engineering, business development, and marketing services activities.

Travizory Border Security, a Swiss technology company facilitating digital border-crossing experiences for governments and travellers, has opened a development centre in Letterkenny in Co Donegal. Travizory plan to add 30 staff in Ireland by 2024 to support their rapidly growing business.

Evolv AI, which helps brands deliver optimised and personalised customer experiences in real time, today announced it is making Ireland the focal point for its European team and plans to grow to 25 employees in the next two years.

The company already has staff in Dublin and Limerick and sees Ireland as an optimal market to hire and retain top talent.

Hader Solutions, a Swiss company which manufactures medical devices, recently opened its first distribution centre in Dublin, and aims to hire 18 people during the next three years.

The office in Dublin will be focused on the distribution of their products to Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Swedish Refapp, a cloud-based reference checking solution company, has announced the establishment of an EMEA sales hub in Dublin.

The company will create up to 15 roles over the next three years across inside sales, business development and marketing.

Tech firm Censys launched operations in Ireland which will become the new headquarters for its international expansion. The new location will act as the cornerstone of its European entity as it continues to grow internationally.

Censys plans to double its size in Ireland every six months and will hire an additional 13 employees by 2024.

Martin Shanahan, the CEO of IDA Ireland, said he welcome the locational spread of these investments from the eight companies which shows that the technology offering, availability of talent and attractive work life balance in the regions resonates with overseas investors.

“Our value proposition and our agile and adaptable business environment remains attractive to high growth companies. These companies choose Ireland as the location from which to serve and grow their customer base due to Ireland’s established track record as a tech hub in Europe,” Mr Shanahan said.

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar said the new jobs are a testament to the country’s highly-qualified and talented workforce.

“I’m really impressed with the high growth potential of these companies and wish them every success as they continue to grow their business here in Ireland,” he added.

Article Source – 241 new jobs in eight IDA Ireland high growth companies – RTE

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