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Investments

26

Portfolio Exits

3

Funds

1

About Western Development Commission

The Western Development Commission (WDC) is a statutory body that was set up to promote both social and economic development in the Western Region (Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Roscommon, Galway and Clare) of Ireland. The WDC Investment Fund (WDIF) plays a unique role in funding businesses, community initiatives and 'flagship' projects in the Western Region. It invests directly in sustainable projects, many of which may be experiencing a funding gap. The WDC looks for a financial return on its investments.

Western Development Commission Headquarter Location

Dillon House Co. Roscommon

Ballaghaderreen,

Ireland

+353 (0)94-9861441

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Latest Western Development Commission News

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys officially opens Stranorlar’s DigiHub at The BASE Enterprise Centre

Sep 22, 2021

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has officially opened the new DigiHub at The BASE Enterprise Centre in Stranorlar. The DigiHub, which received funding through the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund and the Connected Hubs Fund, was developed by the Western Development Commission in partnership with Donegal County Council and local social enterprise, […]

Western Development Commission Investments

26 Investments

Western Development Commission has made 26 investments. Their latest investment was in Locker as part of their Seed - II on July 7, 2021.

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Western Development Commission Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

7/1/2021

Seed - II

Locker

$0.7M

Yes

Techstars Ventures, and Undisclosed Investors

2

6/28/2021

Series A

Palliare

$8M

Yes

SCM AD Ventures, Seroba Life Sciences, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

3

5/6/2021

Grant

Nektr Technologies

$1.21M

Yes

Enterprise Ireland, and Undisclosed Investors

4

4/7/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

2/17/2021

Grant - III

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$99M

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10

Date

7/1/2021

6/28/2021

5/6/2021

4/7/2021

2/17/2021

Round

Seed - II

Series A

Grant

Seed VC

Grant - III

Company

Locker

Palliare

Nektr Technologies

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Amount

$0.7M

$8M

$1.21M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Techstars Ventures, and Undisclosed Investors

SCM AD Ventures, Seroba Life Sciences, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

Enterprise Ireland, and Undisclosed Investors

Sources

2

3

4

10

10

Western Development Commission Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Western Development Commission has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Fincovi on May 17, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

5/17/2021

Acquired

8

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Date

5/17/2021

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Exit

Acquired

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Acquirer

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Sources

8

10

10

Western Development Commission Fund History

1 Fund History

Western Development Commission has 1 fund, including WDC Investment Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

WDC Investment Fund

Project Finance

1

Closing Date

Fund

WDC Investment Fund

Fund Type

Project Finance

Status

Amount

Sources

1

Western Development Commission Team

5 Team Members

Western Development Commission has 5 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Lisa Mcallister.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Lisa Mcallister

Chief Executive Officer

Current

John Allen

Investment Partner

Current

Geraldine McLoughlin

Investment Partner

Current

Conor McNamara

Investment Partner

Current

Helen Grady

Investment Partner

Former

Name

Lisa Mcallister

John Allen

Geraldine McLoughlin

Conor McNamara

Helen Grady

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Investment Partner

Investment Partner

Investment Partner

Investment Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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