New start up jobs provide a boost to Dublin South – Richmond
Councillor Neale Richmond (Fine Gael) has said that a new start up jobs initiative supported by Enterprise Ireland will be a boost to Dublin South. 44 new local jobs to be created over the next three years in three new high potential start-up companies supported by Government through Enterprise Ireland across Dublin South.
“Today we see 20 new jobs created in Sandyford by Salonaddict Ltd, an Online Booking Technology firm, 15 new jobs created by Belfield based firm Wattics who make a software solution that can detect and analyse electrical appliance consumption and 9 jobs coming to Foxrock through Stock Streak, a social gaming platform that provides users the opportunity to play the stock market for free, enjoyment and educational purposes.
“Central to this Government’s plan for jobs and growth is developing a strong engine of indigenous business. We have a base of multinational companies located here that is the envy of many other countries. What we must also do if we are to create the jobs we need is to create a base of indigenous companies that match that level of success. This Government’s aim is not only to attract the next Google or Microsoft to Ireland, but to make it possible for the next Google or Microsoft to start-up in Ireland.
“The new Government has already delivered a series of measures aimed at better supporting indigenous companies to succeed in export markets.
“In the period 2000-2011 Enterprise Ireland supported over 900 high-potential start-up companies which are responsible for employing over 25,000 people directly and indirectly in the wider economy, and have combined sales of over €1.5 billion, 75% of which is exported.
“These new start up jobs are high end and sustainable, they will provide a boost to Dublin South and continue the revival of our local economy.”
July 27, 2012