100 Hot Start-Ups

100 HOT START-UPS

Advisable

Founders: Peter O’Malley, Galen Lowney Year founded: 2017

Lowney says: “We’re working hard to con- tinue improving the platform and scale acquisition to empow- er more marketing experts to succeed as freelancers while giving businesses a more effective way to overcome marketing challenges.”With freelancers operating from 115 countries across the world, Ad- visable is servicing both corporate clients including SAP and Avery Dennison and fast-growing start-ups such as TravelPerk and Babbel. advisable.com

Location: Dublin Sector: Marketing

Advisable gives com- panies access to a carefully curated network of marketing freelancers. Founders Peter O’Malley and Galen Lowney have gath- ered initial funding of €1 million from some heavy-hitting investors, including Frontline Ventures, Paddy Cosgrave, Breon Corcoran, Anne Heraty and Oisin Hanrahan.

Peter O’Malley and Galen Lowney, founders, Advisable

Allsorter

Addihive

Founder: Patrick Byrnes

Founder: Declan Murphy

play a pivotal role in developing disrup- tive AI technologies. The seed funding was matchedbyEnterprise Ireland. Allsorter has launched in both the Australian and US marketsand theDub- lin office has grown with six new hires, bringingtheteamto16. Founder Declan Mur- phy says: “We are also planning to launch an advanced, disruptive talent management software solution ad- dressing key corpo- rate HR organisation needs.” Allsorter.com was awarded the Seal of Excellence by the Eu- ropean Commission Horizon 2020. allsorter.com

Year founded: 2017 Location: Limerick Sector: Manufacturing A ddiHive en- ables serial metallic ad- ditive man- ufacturing in highly regulated aerospace and medi- cal industries through proprietary technolo- gy, validationandmar- ket-leading innovative solutions. In layman’s terms, this means using 3D printing in metal to make complex devices and parts. The compa- nyoperatescloselywith customers in the prod- uctdevelopment cycle, with many original equipment manufac- turer (OEM) customers

Year founded: 2014 Location: NovaUCD, Dublin Sector: Data Science/ HR/SaaS A l l s o r t e r. com, a data s c i e n c e company, transforms HRbusinessprocesses through digital inno- vationwithanAI-en- gineeredSaaSsolution allowing recruiters and HR profession- als to save significant timeand resources on candidate-to-market processing. In the past year, the companyhas received EuropeanCommission funding to hire an in- novation associate to

Patrick Byrnes, founder, Addihive

within the high-value aerospace andmedical supply chain. Found- er Patrick Byrnes says: “With facilities in both IrelandandtheUK,Ad- diHive isalsostriving to expand into Pennsyl- vania, North America,

in 2020 to better serve customers with ‘boots on the ground’.” It is going through a privately funded seed round from private in- vestors and Enterprise Ireland. addihive.com

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