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Taoiseach announces 320 new jobs

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Taoiseach announces 320 new jobs

Taoiseach announces 320 new jobs
November 05
10:02 2015

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD and Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland today announced the creation of 320 new jobs for Dublin by six North American high growth companies.

The new jobs will be spread across a number of sectors such as Technology and Business Services. All companies are actively recruiting for roles in their Dublin operations including software development and engineering, business development and sales, finance and operations and multilingual customer support.

Let’s name the six companies in descending order, with the number of jobs created :

– Squarespace (160)
– (50)
– Asana (30)
– Pond5 (30)
– Wave2Wave (30)
– Primary Integration (20)

As part of IDA’s new strategy, IDA has committed to bring new name investors into Ireland. Every day, IDA executives across the world are attracting not just large multinational corporations (MNCs), but also working with high-growth companies, who aspire to be the Google, Microsoft and Facebook of the future.

Making the announcement Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD said :

“The creation of 320 new jobs by these digital pioneers is fantastic news for Ireland and further adds to our reputation as a location for emerging companies. These companies join Ireland’s thriving technology sector which continues to go from strength to strength. The Government’s priority is to keep the recovery going through job creation and continuing to provide a great environment for high-growth companies to expand.”

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