Crescent Capital

Crescent Capital

Leaders in supporting and building out high-grade venture backed companies in Northern Ireland.

Established

1994

Crescent Capital
Andor

Andor

Hugh Cormican, Donal Denvir, Conor Walsh

Andor Technology is at the forefront of developing and manufacturing high-end digital cameras for spectroscopy and scientific imaging applications.

First Investment

1997

Andor
Flowlens

Flowlens

Philip Norton, Rich Dale, Damian Savage

Flowlens is a next generation, integrated CRM and ERP platform, offered fully in the cloud to asset intensive manufacturing, maintenance and rental companies.

First Investment

2015

Flowlens
Ampliphae

Ampliphae

Tim Croy, Trevor Graham

Ampliphae is revolutionising how service provider and enterprise Wide Area Networks (WAN) are configured and operated to support Cloud Computing.

First Investment

2015

Ampliphae
Analytics Engines

Analytics Engines

Aislinn Rice, Roger Woods, Stephen McKeown, Scott Fischaber

Analytics Engines is a global leader in the development of extremely high performance data processing accelerators.

First Investment

2014

Analytics Engines
B9 Energy Control

B9 Energy Controls

Ian Harvey

B9 Energy Control Ltd specialises in power generation using landfill gas result from methane gas given off by waste materials slowly decomposing within landfill.

First Investment

2014

B9 Energy Control
NiSoft

NiSoft

Doug Deardorf

NiSoft is a leading developer of Safety Management Documentation Systems used by continuous processing facilities such as power stations and oil refineries throughout the world.

First Investment

2008

NiSoft
Speechstorm Ltd

Speechstorm

Brendan McCarthy, Oliver Lennon, Damien Kelly

SpeechStorm Ltd specialises in the effective use of speech to facilitate customer interaction systems.

First Investment

2010

Speechstorm Ltd
MailDistiller

MailDistiller

Colm McGoldrick

The company provides a hosted service for comprehensive e-mail security by blocking viruses and junk (spam) e-mail before they threaten an organisation's network.

First Investment

2006

MailDistiller
Omiino Ltd

Omiino

Gary Hamilton, Andrew Brown, Mark Carson

Omiino Ltd. were backed by Crescent Capital II LP in a strategic investment aimed at facilitating rapid growth for this innovative optical transport network technology solutions company.

First Investment

2007

Omiino Ltd
Balcas

Balcas

Ernest Kidney

Balcas is one of the largest sawmilling groups in the British Isles with a “state of the art” sawmill in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. It received an investment from Crescent in 1999 and in addition to its Sawmilling activities, it has grown to become a leading manufacturer of wood fuel pellets and generator of Renewable electricity in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

First Investment

1999

Balcas
PathXL

PathXL

Des Speed, Peter Hamilton

PathXL Limited is a company specialising in software products for digital pathology.

First Investment

2008

PathXL
APT

APT

Noel McKenna

APT developed digital sound compression algorithms that are used worldwide in the Broadcast industry and to transmit sound to wireless headsets.

First Investment

2005

APT

We invest in ideas and leadership
Crescent Capital is a Belfast based venture capital fund manager

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