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Secret of Success – Pat Phelan (Trustev Ltd)

Pat Phelan - Trustev Ltd [1]

My last business was badly hit by fraud; when I couldn’t find any security solutions to fit my needs, my co-founder Chris Kennedy and I decided to build our own system. We now offer businesses a modern, robust solution to online fraud that saves them money and allows them to concentrate on building their own business. Digital technology allows us to solve real problems for real people, on an unprecedented scale.

I am grateful for the help we have had (and continue to have) from Enterprise Ireland both in terms of funding and access to new markets – in fact I have just moved to New York to lead our US expansion.

“Entrepreneurs are important to society because we shape it; we are disruptors, we change the world, solving real problems for real people”

Heroe(s): Liam Casey

Start up capital: Own; Wayra – Telefonica’s global startup accelerator; Enterprise Ireland

Mentor(s): Yes

Can you code?: No

Employees: 20

Product/ Service: Digital security

Read more about Trustev Ltd here [2].