Alex is the Funds Portfolio Manager for the AIB Seed Capital Fund. Advised, managed Dublin BIC’s strategic expansion into emerging seed fund market in Ireland.
Managed and expanded multi-disciplinary professional seed fund team, led the implementation of investment strategy, deal flow, evaluation, term sheet valuations, investment recommendations/completions. Represent Dublin BIC on AIB Seed Capital Fund Investment Committee dealing with all investment and divestment decisions for co-fund managers Dublin BIC and Enterprise Equity. Led development of 40 company portfolio now well positioned to generate positive IRR for LPs.Managed investee aftercare programme, follow-on investments, investee exit positioning. Managed successful exits for Funds that included iCabbi, REDT, Jolt Online, Netsure Telecom, Demonware, Integral Payment Solutions, Zamano & Locumotion.
Alex is a board member and former Chairman of the Irish Venture Capital Association.
Alex holds a B’comm from UCD an MBA from NUIG, Galway and Corporate Finance and Strategic Marketing from the Irish Management Institue, Dublin.
Eugene is a Investment Manager for Dublin BIC Managed Funds, including the €53m AIB Seed Capital Fund where he manages the fast-growth technology portfolio. He has been a retained management consultant in the venture capital industry for over 15 years and is a consultant on a variety of European Commission initiatives for cross-border investment and technology-led programmes in the creative and new media sectors. His specialist areas include telecoms, new media, ICT, eCommerce, games and emerging platform technologies.
Eugene has a Bsc Comp Sci, (Trinity College) and a BComm (UCD). He is a Member of the Marketing Institute of Ireland (MMII).