We Are.

Suir Valley Ventures

An entrepreneur led Venture Capital Fund that invests in early stage software companies. Working in partnership with Shard Capital, a specialist broker and asset manager based in the City of London, we focus on areas of large growth and potential over the next 5 years.

We Offer.

Investment and expertise

Offering ongoing support, connectivity with our far reaching tech network, and access to a diverse range of financial market expertise, we at Suir Valley Ventures are 100% focused on helping software entrepreneurs build ground-breaking new technology companies.

We Invest.

In innovation-driven startups

We specialise in investing, growing and scaling breakthrough start-up companies in the following key progressive technology sectors:
– Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR);
– Financial Technology (FinTech);
– Internet of Things (IoT).

Does your company fit our investment criteria?

News & Media.

Latest thoughts on European start-ups, venture capital, and early-stage technology from the Suir Valley Ventures team.


We focus on areas of large growth and potential over the next 5 years.

AR/VR in particular is expected to be a $108 billion market by 2020. We invest in early stage companies and are 100% focused on helping entrepreneurs build breakthrough software businesses in areas of large growth and potential over the next.

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I would highly recommend Suir Valley Ventures to any early-stage company that is seeking an approachable and very experienced partner as they scale and grow.

Our Team.

We assemble the right people for each investment we support.

Suir Valley Ventures brings together expertise and experience across a range of disciplines. Led by Barry Downes, an integral figure in Ireland’s growing technology sector, we’re well placed to help your business thrive and grow over the long term.

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