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UL Graduate, Co-Founder of Bizimply announces the completion of a €2 million funding round

15 April 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Charlotte Keogh
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Graduate Focus: Michael Cannon BSc '09 and Liam Cannon BBS '14...

Bizimply, the Dublin-based technology firm revolutionising the way businesses in the hospitality and retail sector manage their workforces has announced the completion of a €2 million funding round. This new funding will support the Company’s ambitious growth plans from its current base in managing employee rostering and costs in more over 450 locations in 11 countries with over 10,000 registered users mainly in the hospitality, retail and healthcare sectors.

Founded by Norman Hewson, Gerard Forde and Galway man Mikey Cannon, Bizimply has enjoyed impressive growth in the last year while also being crowned both the ESB Spark Of Genius award winner and PITCH Alpha winner at the 2015 Web Summit.

Bizimply is a workforce management platform for businesses with predominantly hourly paid workforces. Bizimply’s cloud software provides multi-location businesses with an efficient and scalable way of scheduling employees, monitoring costs, managing attendance and keeping up-to-date HR records, but above all improving employee communication and engagement. Backed by high profile and experienced investors including Ray Nolan (Skyscanner), Jerry Kennelly (tweak) and Bono, Bizimply is currently in over 450 locations in 11 countries with current customers including wagamama, TGI Fridays, Insomnia Coffee, Mothercare and Compu b.

The new funds will be applied to significantly expand Bizimply’s sales and marketing capability. The Company plans to create fifteen new jobs over the next twelve months, the majority of which will be based at the company’s head office in Dublin, Ireland.

Fellow UL alumnus, Liam Cannon is Digital Marketing Manager at Bizimply.

 


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