5 high growth firms create 100 jobs in Dublin, Cork and Galway

Ireland remains a strategic choice for global businesses expanding globally.

One hundred new jobs are being created in Dublin, Galway and Cork across five high-growth companies from Europe and the United States.

The new jobs will be spread across the technology, business services, medical technology and fintech sectors with a range of activities such as sales and marketing, software development, engineering and data analytics.

“These companies choose Ireland as the location to serve and grow their customer base due to Ireland’s established track record”

“Our pro-business environment remains competitive in attracting high growth companies to set up in Ireland,” said Mary Buckley, interim CEO of IDA Ireland.

“These companies choose Ireland as the location to serve and grow their customer base due to Ireland’s established track record.  I wish all of these companies well and look forward to a long and successful partnership with each of them,” added Mary Buckley.

Growing from Ireland

The five businesses expanding in Ireland are:

Xenon arc

Xemon arc, the tech and managed service innovator transforming the way materials producers go-to-market, announced today that the company will open a new office in Dublin, Ireland employing 25 people. These employees will work across sales, marketing, customer support and operations, product management and data analytics for EMEA. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, Xenon arc deploys advanced technical support and digital solutions to industrial manufacturers of chemical, industrial, food ingredients and more.


Total Processing (25 jobs) is an innovative payments solutions company that helps its clients navigate the complexities of payment processing. The UK headquartered company today announced plans to hire 25 new employees in Ireland under the leadership of Elaine Deehan as the new Managing Director for its expansion into the European Union market. Named as one of the Sunday Times 100 fastest growing UK companies, Total Processing has achieved considerable success in the UK and MENA regions. 

Alliance Strategies

Alliance Strategies (15 jobs) the umbrella entity that strategically and tactically serves the Alliance Abroad global footprint as a leading facilitator of global cultural exchange programs, today announced plans to hire 15 employees in Galway, Ireland over the next 5 years.  The company headquartered in Texas, currently has 8 worldwide offices and an extensive network of partners to facilitate meaningful cultural exchanges. The hub in Galway will lead the company’s strategy in areas of global marketing, finance and corporate supports.  


QbDVision (15 jobs) the creators of a first-of-its-kind Digital CMC platform, designed to accelerate the drug development lifecycle and help organisations swiftly and efficiently deliver the next generation of breakthrough therapies, has announced the opening of its first international office in Cork, Ireland. With a surging user base in the EU and thriving biopharma market, Ireland was a natural choice for QbDVision’s expanding global team. The company, headquartered in Austin, Texas plans to hire 15 employees in Ireland over 4 years.

Movano Health

Movano Health (20 jobs) a purpose-driven healthcare solutions company at the intersection of medical and consumer devices and makers of the Evie Ring, today announces its plan to grow its Irish subsidiary to more than 20 employees over the next four years or more. Opened in 2021, Movano Health’s Irish subsidiary currently employs five people with offices at the Rubicon Centre in Cork to cater for growth. Recruitment is underway with Movano Health looking to hire engineers specialising in integrated circuit design and firmware/embedded software to work towards the summer launch of the Evie Ring, its first commercial product. 

John Kennedy
Award-winning ThinkBusiness.ie editor John Kennedy is one of Ireland's most experienced business and technology journalists.