In addition to being the host of the Web Summit and home to offices of some of tech’s biggest players—such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft—Dublin also boasts a substantial number of successful tech startups.
From ecommerce analytics to streamlined staff scheduling in the cloud, here are 11 of those tech startups from The Big Smoke to watch in 2017.
Asavie is focused on machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity, providing a software network—Asavie Passbridge—for mobile connectivity between people, applications and devices. The company has ample opportunities in line for 2017, with an estimated 50 billion SIM cards set to hit the global M2M market by 2020.
Newswhip scans global social media activity on all the major platforms and compares it to content across the internet. Using the Spike dashboard, it displays the top ranking news and topics for easy monitoring of viral trends to hundreds of PR staff and publishers.
Logentries allows user to centralize all of their log data in one place while also providing tools to analyze an unlimited amount of said data. It provides this service at a fraction of the cost of traditional providers, and clients include firms like FT, MailChimp and Macy’s.
Profitero provides e-commerce analytics software for brands, retailers, analysts, research firms and merchandise operations solutions. It monitors data on more than 300 million products every day across 40 countries and provides insights and strategic advice on improving sales revenue.
Boxever collects and analyzes customer data from the travel sector in real time while providing marketing services to airlines and travel operators. The service monitors online customer behavior like shopping and support interactions to create guest profiles to work with.
Clavis Insight is another ecommerce intelligence provider with a product they call “secret shopping on steroids.” The solution reveals insights around product availability and visibility by scanning and analyzing a client’s presence on ecommerce stores across the world.
CurrencyFair is a peer-to-peer banking marketplace for international money transfer/exchange. The company aims to provide better rates and fees for international banking transactions and wire transfers than traditional banking institutions.
Pundit Arena is a sports media platform that allows journalists and fans alike to write about sports and have their work seen by a large audience. It boasts over 1.4 million unique visitors per month and use a revenue sharing system based on views and social shares.
Cortechs has developed a platform that uses technology to improve attention in kids, especially those with ADHD. It applies a combination of headset-assisted brainwave monitoring and attention-focusing games and software that respond to the child’s attention levels.
Cogni provides business banking services to sole traders and small businesses—its Neobank offering is smartphone app that features multi-currency account capabilities and AI-driven financial tools.
Effy is a data-driven scheduling software that helps retailers optimize their staff schedules. It’s mainly focused on retail outlets with an emphasis on fashion and footwear outlets with more than 10 employees.
Dublin has long been a hub for talented individuals working in the tech industry. These 11 tech startups are on a path to keep it that way, and are worth paying attention to in 2017 and beyond.