ICABBI TARGETS UK AND US EXPANSION

Richard Watson, investment manager, Dublin BIC and Gavan Walsh, founder and CEO, iCabbi

Richard Watson, investment manager, Dublin BIC and Gavan Walsh, founder and CEO, iCabbi

iCabbi targets €15 million annual recurring revenue

Technology company iCabbi is set to expand its business as it targets €15 million annual recurring revenue within two years with expansion in the UK and US.

The company has seen growth of 300 per cent in the past year on the back of seed funding rounds totalling €1 million in 2012 and 2013. These were led by Dublin BIC through the AIB Seed Capital Fund and co-investment from Enterprise Ireland and the Bloom Equity Group, a HBAN business angel syndicate.
 
The news comes following iCabbi’s recent announcement that it would be adding 20 jobs in 2016 to its Dublin headquarters in Howth. Positions are spread across research and development, customer service, sales and marketing, and technical support. The company has a significant presence in Ireland, with more than 70 per cent of private taxi companies with 50+ cars using its software.
 
iCabbi has also established a strong presence in the UK with more than 50 per cent of large taxi companies using its software. To grow this presence further, it is also announcing the purchase of Disc (formerly Solution Telecom) in a deal worth €1.2 million, which has been developing telephony solutions in the for taxi industry since 2010.
 
Gavan Walsh, Founder and CEO, iCabbi, said: “We are expanding our presence and growing our team due to the incredible demand for our systems. With the support of Dublin BIC, AIB Seed Capital Fund, Enterprise Ireland and the Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN), we have set ambitious but pragmatic targets to become the largest technology provider to taxi companies in Ireland, the UK, and US.”
Richard Watson, investment manager, Dublin BIC and Gavan Walsh, founder and CEO, iCabbi

Richard Watson, investment manager, Dublin BIC and Gavan Walsh, founder and CEO, iCabbi

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