Global Ambition and Local Support since 1994.

We support companies in their mission to scale through the region and reach your growth and global ambition.

Our History

Platform94 is a growing tech hub for the most innovative startups and scaling enterprises in and around the West of Ireland. Established by the Digital Task Force in 1994 to encourage the development of technology-based industry in the West, we also act as a soft-landing site for established multinationals looking for a base in the region. We have evolved significantly over the last three decades, upgrading not only our facilities and services, but also expanding the premises on two occasions – in 2001 we grew into a 50,000 square foot technology center and more recently have added a 16,000 square foot extension completed in November 2023. Since our inception in 1994, our organization has supported over 300 companies, facilitated 3,000 jobs, and have generated at least €1.3 bn in GVA for the west. We currently employ 8 staff, backed by a Board of Directors comprising of a balanced team of industry experts.

 

Our Mission

Our aim is to support dynamic tech businesses in their mission to scale out of the region and reach their growth and global ambition. We aim to provide a pathway in which companies can scale by offering one of a kind access to funding supports, tech communities, local and global networks, office space, scaling education, and events.

Our Vision

Our vision is to continue our growth in being the premier destination for tech startups and scaling enterprises in the West of Ireland, fostering a thriving ecosystem that nurtures innovation, collaboration, and growth. Through our comprehensive support services and strategic partnerships, we envision empowering companies to achieve sustainable success on a global scale while contributing significantly to the economic prosperity of the region.

We know what it takes to
scale up.

We will provide access to the knowledge, network, funding and supports that will unlock and enable companies to scale and build thriving businesses in the West.

  • Innovation & Leadership

    We aim to be world class leaders in providing knowledge and supports for scaling a businesss and supporting initiatives that are at the leading edge of tech industry.

  • Commercial Impact

    Our core job is to create environment where businesses can scale and grow in the west of Ireland and bring high value jobs to the region.

  • Deep Global Connections

    We connect people with organisations and influencers on a local and global level to plug them in to the right people, organisations and funds.

  • Community & Culture

    We want to create a thriving culture of creativity and connection for scaling businesses to share ideas. We are building a community of likeminded ambitious people who support each other to grow.

Address:

Platform94, Mervue Business Park, Galway, Ireland, H91 D932.

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