Shane Curran of Evervault. Photo: Bryan Meade

Dinner & data: How Irish 20 year old Shane Curran pulled off a $16m raise

Twenty-year old Shane Curran plans to disrupt how the world manages data privacy. After giving his pitch over dinner in Chapter One, one of the world’s canniest investors believed him - and has just led a $16m funding round for Curran's young company.

21st May, 2020 - 3 min read

It started just five months ago in Chapter One, the Michelin starred Dublin restaurant founded by chef Ross Lewis. Ari Helgason, a principal with Index Ventures, joined technology entrepreneur Shane Curran to discuss investing in his fledgling start-up Evervault.

Helgason is a board observer on Swiss-based Nexthink, which reported sales of $100 million from 10 million people using its digital employee experience management software.

A Y Combinator graduate, Helgason listened to Curran explain how he believed Evervault was creating the future for data privacy. With him too was Neil Rimer, a co-founder of Index Ventures. Curran had just turned...

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