Portfolio News

Lough Shore Investments-backed Converser acquired by mobile marketing giant Swrve

Swrve, the world leader in mobile marketing automation, has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Dublin-based Converser.

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Northern Irish start-up SendmyBag announces 12 new jobs

Belfast, Northern Ireland – October 8, 2013 -- SendmyBag, the online door-to-door baggage delivery service, has today announced the creation of 12 new jobs at its main office in Bangor.

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Lough Shore Investments announces seed funding in Dublin start-up Converser

Lough Shore Investments has today announced a seed funding round in Dublin-based start-up Converser. The exact financial terms of the investment have not been disclosed but the deal sees Lough Shore Investments join a $1.2m seed funding round that includes Dublin-based venture capital firm Enterprise Equity and Enterprise Ireland.

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Lough Shore Investments announces seed funding in Northern Irish start-up Yours Florally

Lough Shore Investments has announced seed funding in Northern Irish start-up Yours Florally. Founded by Mary McKimm in 2012, the Belfast-based start-up has already partnered with over 100 retailers on the island of Ireland and achieved record sales in the run-up to this year's Mother’s Day.

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Interview with the 27-year-old founder of LSI partner, SendMyBag

Sendmybag was borne out of frustration, I was charged £60 when flying from Heathrow and the next week Sendmybag was up and running, at first it was just for students travelling around the UK but now we send worldwide every day.

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LSI Partner, Converser have been nominated as Best Irish Startup at the Europas

From the Converser blog: We are thrilled to announce that Converser has been shortlisted for Best Irish Startup at the Europas. The Europas celebrate…

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DeskStream acquires Northern Irish cloud start-up WorldDesk

LAS VEGAS -- DeskStream Inc., a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software, has today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualisation software space.

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The Shore makes Oscars shortlist, receives IFTA nomination

The Shore, produced in association with Lough Shore Investments, Northern Ireland Screen and Tourism Ireland, is among the final 10 live action short films which will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards®.

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geopii launch new product at leading US tradeshow

geopii has this week launched a significant addition to its spatialest product suite. The announcement came at the start of the two-day International Association of Assessing Officers' (IAAO) conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

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The Shore wins big at Rhode Island International Film Festival

The Shore, produced in association with Lough Shore Investments, Northern Ireland Screen & Tourism Ireland, has won two awards at the prestigious 15th annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF).

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The Shore screens at the prestigious Sarajevo Film Festival

The Shore, produced in association with Lough Shore Investments, Northern Ireland Screen & Tourism Ireland, recently screened at the prestigious Sarajevo Film Festival.

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Coleraine-based Geopii launch innovative planning app

Lough Shore Investments partner Geopii, who specialise in software solutions to assist with the management, assessment, evaluation and viability of land portfolios, have announced the launch of a new app that will allow users check planning applications across Northern Ireland. The web-app currently provides access to over 32,000 planning applications.

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11th Annual Belfast Film Festival plays host to global premiere of The Shore

The 11th Belfast Film Festival recently played host to the global premiere of the latest Terry George move, The Shore. The red carpet event was a sell out, with stars flying in for the occasion including Ciaran Hinds and Foy Vance.

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Geopii launches new product internationally with the help of Ulster Bank

GeoPii (formerly Causeway Data Communications) has launched a new web-based product to support organisations such as banks, government departments, accountancy practices, surveyors and developers to analyse and evaluate property portfolios.

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