Tag: Delta Partners

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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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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