The Irish venture capital Association appoints new Chairman

  • The Irish venture capital Association appoints new Chairman
    Independent.t. E.
    Alex Hobbs, Fund Manager from Dublin business innovation centres (Dublin BIC), appointed Chairman of the Irish venture capital Association.
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Alex Hobbs, Fund Manager from Dublin business innovation centres (Dublin BIC), appointed Chairman of the Irish venture capital Association.

Mr. Hobbs replaces Peter Sandys, managing partner of Serob natural Sciences, which was finished by his powers.

Mr. Hobbs managed extensions Dublin BIC in the market development of commercial seed Fund in Ireland, as well as the Fund Manager of the AIB seed capital.

“Seed funding is critical for the development of indigenous technologies with international market coverage and reduce the dependence of Ireland on foreign investments”, – he said.

Mr. Hobbs has led the development of a 40-a portfolio that scales to international markets. Recent successful exits include iCabbi sold to Renault and the specified targets to rest energy.

The Irish venture capital Association is the representative organization of venture capital firms in Ireland.

Since the beginning of the credit crisis in 2008, more than 1,400 Irish SMEs raised venture capital of €4.8 billion.

Mr. Hobbs spent a BComm from ucd and an MBA from NUI Galway.

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