NearForm to raise capital in a round including Columbia Capital.

Ireland United States 17 February 2021

NearForm, a Waterford, Ireland-based software company, announced that it secured a capital financing round.

The financil details were not disclosed. Backers include Columbia Capital, which led the funding.

NearForm, founded in 2011 by CEO Cian Ó Maidín, develops enterprise software and uses cloud computing to build business platforms. During the pandemic, the company got its fame for developing the technology used in the HSE’s Covid contact tracing app, which has more than 1.3 million active users. That technology, which is built on open-source software, has since been adopted for use in several other jurisdictions, including four US states

NearForm currently employs about 160 people, supporting customers including New York Times, IBM, Microsoft and Condé Nast.

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