Furthr VC announces Niamh Sterling as a new Partner

Furthr VC today announces the appointment of Niamh Sterling as Partner. In her new role, Niamh brings extensive experience as an entrepreneur and investment consultant to the Furthr VC team to identify and invest in Ireland’s most promising start-up and early-stage SaaS and Medtech companies, and to actively support investee companies on their scaling journeys.
The and casino sector in general supports entrepreneurs in many ways, including by partnering with social enterprises. Casinos can provide financial support for projects, but don’t have to be involved in day-to-day operations. Once the project is up and running, casinos can withdraw their support. But if a casino wants to support social enterprises, they must look beyond the bottom line. Entrepreneurship is a risky venture, and there are many investors out there willing to back a new entrepreneur. As with gambling, luck is a key factor. Whether you succeed or fail depends on many factors, including the success of your business plan. In business, there is more to the equation than luck. For example, the best online casinos have outstanding customer support services. They have trained staff, and provide several channels for customers to reach them. Responding to customer queries quickly is vital for casino success, as many users will abandon a game if the service provider doesn’t respond to their emails or calls. As an entrepreneur, it’s important to remember that a satisfied customer is more likely to spend more to use a service that offers personalized support. The casino industry also supports other businesses in the local area. A number of restaurants, for example, are located close to a casino. These businesses are often visited by tourists on their way to hotels or other attractions. This means that restaurants near a casino can attract many potential customers every day.


Pitch Jam

15th June

Be part of the exciting Pitch Jam event hosted by Furthr and meet dynamic Irish start-ups! This monthly event provides start-ups with a low-pressure opportunity to develop their pitching skills, with 10 minutes of pitching time followed by feedback from a panel of industry experts and audience questions. 

Since 1988, Furthr has provided ambitious founders with everything they need to start and scale their businesses. Furthr offers the most comprehensive range of practical support to entrepreneurs in Ireland. Through our game-changing consultancy, programmes, and events, we guarantee that our innovators will stand before our network of potential investors with confidence.

Pitch with confidence. Make your business idea investor-ready by working one-on-one with our business consulting team.

Get funded.  Join the hundreds of businesses Furthr has helped in secure investment when starting a business in Ireland.

Expand your network. Work closely with like minded Irish entrepreneurs and innovative business owners and attend Furthr networking events.

Our Impact In Numbers

58 %
of our founders secure 3rd-party funding
331 m+
worth of funding raised with our help
1 +
start-ups in Ireland we have helped secure funding
38000 +
hours of pro bono consulting

Case Studies

An innovative Learning Management System (LMS) In 2020 LearnUpon raised $56m adding 100 jobs to their international team.
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An award-winning start-up that supports fertility through research-based product development
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An Irish e-scooter sharing company currently operating in Ireland, the UK, and Poland.
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Furthr Consultant

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Operations Accounts Manager

Furthr Festival 2022

Ireland’s premier innovation event is
back and in person for 2022
Convention Centre Dublin
Fri 21 October 2022

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