Tag Archive: Delta Partners

Jul 27 2009

How boom went bust at the click of a mouse

I’ve chronicled the slide of BuildOnline in a number of blog posts over the past four years (notably Investing in a dot.com/SaaS business: a history), and the losses suffered by the early BO investors have clearly been shared by numerous other Ireland-based start-ups, as this Irish Independent article makes clear. Writer Roisin Burke suggests BO’s …

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May 29 2007

BuildOnline investors nurse losses

Ireland’s Sunday Business Post has reported that “early investors in early investors in Dublin online firm BuildOnline are nursing losses after the firm merged with a US company”. Founded in Ireland, BuildOnline quickly relocated to London during the dot.com boom, and – positioning itself, first, as an e-construction marketplace, then, a provider of construction collaboration technologies …

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