Brian Caulfield appointed chairman of IVCA
12 August 2015 | 0
Brian Caulfield, a partner in investment firm Draper Esprit, has been elected chairman of the Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA). He replaces John Flynn, managing director of ACT Venture Capital, who has completed his term of office.
Caulfield heads up the Dublin office of UK-headquartered international venture capital firm Draper Esprit.
A serial entrepreneur who turned to venture capital, Caulfield previously founded software companies Exceptis Technologies which was acquired by Trintech Group and Similarity Systems that was acquired by Informatica.
Over the last 10 years, Irish VCs have invested €1 billion into Irish SMEs and have leveraged in an additional €1 billion from international VCs through syndicated deals.