Spark Crowdfunding in the Media

  • Irish Examiner: 'Irish start-up revolutionising clinical trials crowdfunds €1m in a week' (05-02-2021) Click here to read
  • Podcast: 'The Entrepreneur Experiment' (15-12-2020) Click here to read
  • Think Business: 'Akkure smashes crowdfunding traget in 3 days' (02-02-2021) Click here to read
  • BizPlus: 'Akkure Crownfunds Over €600,000' (01-02-2021) Click here to read
  • Business and Finance: 'Akkure, an Irish start-up, aims to solve global clinical trial issues' (01-02-2021) Click here to read
  • Podcast: 'Kaneast - Coffee and Entrepreneurs' (29-10-2020) Click here to read
  • Podcast: 'Irish Business Builders' (30-12-2020) Click here to read
  • Podcast: 'MoneyNeverSleeps' (13-11-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'Irish medtech start-up Akkure beats crowdfunding target' (01-02-2021) Click here to read
  • Silicon Republic: 'Akkure Genomics raising €500,000 through Spark Crowdfunding' (29-01-2021) Click here to read
  • NovaUCD: 'Akkure Genomics Launches €500,000 Crowdfunding Campaign to Accelerate Growth' (29-01-2021) Click here to read
  • Think Business: 'Leading Ireland's crowdfunding charge: Spark's Chris Burge' (05-01-2021) Click here to read
  • Think Business: 'Ways to Finance Your Start-up in Ireland' (28-12-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'Electric bike start-up Moby raises €800,000' (03-12-2020) Click here to read
  • Silicon Republic: 'E-bike start-up Moby raises almost €800,000 in funding' (03-12-2020) Click here to read
  • RTE: 'Electric bike company Moby raises almost €800,000 through crowdfunding' (03-12-2020) Click here to read
  • Think Business: 'Dublin e-bike player MOBY raises close to €800k' (03-12-2020) Click here to read
  • Business Post: 'Providing the Spark that start-ups need to succeed' (22-11-2020) Click here to read
  • Business Post: 'Putting the Spark into crowdfunding' (22-11-2020) Click here to read
  • Think Business: 'Kerry events firm Elite makes brilliant pivot to digital' (20-11-2020) Click here to read
  • RTE: 'The events company hot footing it into the world of tech' (19-11-2020) Click here to read
  • BizPlus: 'Events Manager Crowdfunds For HotFoot App' (18-11-2020) Click here to read
  • The Irish Field: 'PONY TALES: O'Flynn leads charge to digitise horse world' (13-11-2020) Click here to read
  • The Sunday Times: 'Elite Event Management in race to top with HotFoot app' (15-11-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Examiner: 'The Cork entrepreneur aiming to disrupt one of Ireland's oldest industries' (17-11-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'Ebike scheme Moby launches €300,000 crowdfunding plan' (22-10-2020) Click here to read
  • Think Business: 'Ireland's first electric bike-sharing scheme sets off to raise €300k' (22-10-2020) Click here to read
  • RTE: 'Spark Helping Start-ups Access Investment Via CrowdFunding' (08-09-2020) Click here to read
  • Business and Finance: 'Rebooting Ireland: Spark Crowdfunding reports record surge during pandemic' (20-08-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'Dublin crowdfunding firm Spark sees leap in activity during pandemic' (23-07-2020) Click here to read
  • ThinkBusiness.ie: 'Grounded pilots flying high after raising €528k' (17-08-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'Grounded Aer Lingus pilots develop fix for turnaround glitches' (14-08-2020) Click here to read
  • Silicon Republic: 'Three Aer Lingus pilots use downtime to raise €528,000 for their start-up' (14-08-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Mirror: 'Aer Lingus pilots raise over €500,000 for start-up after being grounded due to Covid-19 pandemic' (14-08-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Independent: 'Grounded Aer Lingus pilots raise €500k for start-up' (14-08-2020) Click here to read
  • RTE: 'Grounded Aer Lingus pilots raise €500k for start-up' (14-08-2020) Click here to read
  • Sunday Times: 'New funding rules are helping small businesses plan for a future beyond the Covid-19 crisis' (31-05-2020) Click here to read
  • deBanked: 'Ireland’s Alternative Finance Industry and the Coronavirus' (18-05-2020) Click here to read
  • deBanked: 'How Ireland’s Spark Crowdfunding Got its Start' (05-10-2019) Click here to read
  • Sunday Business Post: 'Marketing consultancy crowdfunds to target overseas markets' (24-05-2020) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'Early backers of Fleet in the driving seat as value of investment soars' (06-03-2020) Click here to read
  • Business & Finance: '“Our ideal client is a start-up that has already secured funding from Enterprise Ireland and is looking to take their business to the next level.” CEO Q&A: Chris Burge, Spark Crowdfunding.' (23-07-2019) Click here to read
  • RTE: 'World's first commercial 'plastic waste to wax' plant opens' (15-07-2019) Click here to read
  • Leinster Times: 'Jobs and big investment set for new plastic recycling firm in Laois' (15-07-2019) Click here to read
  • The Irish Times: 'World’s first facility converting plastic waste to wax opens in Laois' (16-07-2019) Click here to read
  • The Irish Times: 'Irish company Trifol raises €300,000 in 24 hours from crowdfunding' (04-07-2019) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'The Power of the Crowd' (26-06-2019) Click here to read
  • Silicon Republic: 'Wellola aims to raise €100,000 via Spark Crowdfunding campaign' (20-02-2019) Click here to read
  • RTE: 'Car rental app seeks equity in new crowdfunding platform' (02-08-2018) Click here to read
  • Irish Independent: 'Crowdfunding firm's startup Spark' (02-08-2018) Click here to read
  • Irish Times: 'Irish start-up Fleet test drives new equity crowdfunding platform' (02-08-2018) Click here to read
  • Wicklow News: 'Irish "Airbnb for cars" car hire app launches €275,000 crowdfunding round' (02-08-2018) Click here to read
  • Dublin Globe: 'Inside The Irish Platform That Could Turn All Of Us Into Investors' (14-08-2018) Click here to read
  • Irish Independent: 'Car-sharing firm Fleet in crowdfunding drive' (19-08-2018) Click here to read
  • Crowdfund Insider: 'Ireland's First Equity Crowdfunding Platform, Spark Crowdfunding, Lists Car Sharing Company Fleet' (21-08-2018) Click here to read
  • Business Plus: 'Car-sharing Startup Fleet Crowdfunds €287,000' (11-09-2018) Click here to read
  • Fora: 'Car-sharing startup Fleet hit its crowdfunding target' (11-09-2018) Click here to read
  • Sunday Business Post: 'Airbnb for car rental gears up with €275,000 from crowdfunding' (16-09-2018) Click here to read
  • Irish Independent: 'Five Startups to Seek €1.4m through Ireland's First Crowdfunding Platform' (23-09-2018) Click here to read