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Irish startup raises £1.3m as it brings digestive food tracker to market
Thursday, 12 October, 2017
FoodMarble chief executive Aonghus Shortt and his girlfriend Grace Whittle pictured with the Aire app and tracker. Photograph: Alan Rowlette
Dublin-based health tech start-up FoodMarble has secured £1.3 million (€1.45 million) in funding from investors that include former Dragons’ Denstar and entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan.
Aonghus, Lisa and Peter the co-founders of Foodmarble are all recent PhD graduates from the UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.
The company, which has developed an innovative portable digestive tracker, intends to use the financing to take on additional staff as it prepares to takes its device to market.