More small firms plug into The Digital Hub

by Gazette Reporter

EIGHT small but growing businesses have joined the Digital Hub at Roe Lane, Dublin 8 since the start of 2015.
These new companies will join close to 90 digital enterprises already operating at The Digital Hub, which caters for growing technology companies.
The new companies collectively employ 17 people. Those that joined include Base2Digital (a multi-disciplinary digital marketing agency); Castle Direct (an online marketing system designer); Imprez (Ireland’s only company which focuses solely on Prezi web-based presentation application training and design); and Legion (a technology company that designs and develops innovative digital solutions).
Other new businesses are My Beatz (an online music community where artists can connect and share their music); NumberGroup (a company that provides telecom services to SME businesses all across the world); Statwolf (a new in-house data finding expert) and Tyndall National Institute (an information and communications technology research centre).
Gerry Macken, chief executive officer, The Digital HubGerry Macken, chief executive, The Digital Hub said: “We were delighted to welcome eight new companies in what has proved to be a very busy first quarter.
“There are now almost 650 people working in companies based at The Digital Hub, making us the largest cluster of digital media, technology and internet businesses in Ireland.”
Ian Nunoo, founder and director, Base2Digital, said he chose the Digital Hub for the company as it is very much a collaborative, creative and supportive environment.
He said: “We are proud to call The Digital Hub our home. As a digital company, we were impressed with the success of the initiative they have launched to promote digital [enterprises] across Dublin and Ireland.
“Our move comes at a very interesting time for the company. We anticipate that there will be continued growth in our portfolio over the rest of the year as the ever increasing importance of digital marketing becomes more prominent in Ireland.”
Discussing the company’s recent move, Niall Dennehy, co-founder, Imprez, said: “We chose The Digital Hub for many reasons – we wanted to be surrounded by dynamic companies and individuals for inspiration and invaluable networking opportunities, and we desired modern offices that offered us quick and easy access to state-of-the-art training rooms.”
He went on to say that, as a growing company that aims to become recognised as a global leader in Prezi training and design, they need to be based in an environment which really fosters innovation and creativity.
“The Digital Hub certainly provides that,” he said.
For further information on The Digital Hub, see www.thedigitalhub.com.

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