Some of the biggest names in the tech industry have chosen Ireland as the base for their European headquarters, thanks to the country’s rich startup ecosystem and generous tax breaks. Most of these operations are in the city center clustered near Dublin’s ‘Silicon Docks,’ where many of Ireland’s IT professionals work at some of the following companies.
Top Software Companies in Dublin
7 Top Software Companies in Dublin
Toast builds technology for restaurants. Its point-of-sale platform, for example, comes with features to enable tableside service, online ordering, performance analytics and menu management. The software system is compatible with Toast’s hardware products, including self-service kiosks and handheld devices. More than 90,000 food and drink establishments use Toast’s solutions to keep their businesses moving smoothly.
Deciphex creates networking platforms and digital workflows with its pathology-based software that connects researchers in the field in order to accelerate drug development. Users can expect on-demand access to a network of expert subspecialty pathologists, three-to-five-day turnarounds for primary diagnostic reports, digital review and scoring of studies as well as a suite of reporting templates with pre-loaded imagery all in one place. In 2023, Deciphex was recognized as the ‘Medtech Company of the Year.’
Founded in 2018 by two security practitioners, Tines is a no-code, automated platform designed to streamline cybersecurity workflows — no technical skill required. The company claims that its product, which comes with full-stack integrations and a library containing more than 500 pre-built workflows, saves about two weeks of work time per year, and is used by household clients, including Coinbase, Canva and Reddit.
Fresco is an all-in-one, smart kitchen platform that caters to both brands and home cooks alike. From IoT appliance control and app development to one-touch, guided recipe programs and engagement tools, Fresco’s KitchenOS software is designed to unlock the full potential of tech-enabled cooking. In 2022, the company announced plans to double its 50-person staff after securing $22 million in a round of funding.
&Open is a corporate gifting platform that enables automated gifting at scale for every occasion, whether it be an internal company celebration, B2B client recognition or a loyalty customer promotion. Through separate campaigns, users may select and send a gift from &Open’s curated on-demand marketplace — including flowers, customized merch, edibles and digital subscriptions — which is then handled from dispatch to doorstep. Every year, the company processes about 200,000 gifts for its global clientbase, which include AirBnB, Etsy and Spotify.
Fintech startup Outmin delivers an automated accounting and bookkeeping platform designed to ease day-to-day operations for small and medium-sized enterprises. It features payroll services, tax compliance, on-demand assistance from certified accountants and CFO-as-a-service programs for cash flow management and funding strategies. Since launching in 2020, more than 250 small businesses have subscribed to Outmin.
Phorest is a SaaS company that has created an all-in-one business management platform tailored to beauty salons and spas. For clients, it handles scheduling, online booking and consultation forms, while providing access to staff management and marketing solutions, a POS system and payment processing from the same screen. Over 155,000 hair, beauty and clinic technicians and 9,000 businesses use Phorest’s salon software since its start in 2002.