Hi-tech pioneer John Ryan is backer of 3D print firm MCor
John Ryan, a born entrepreneur, created a euro. 4bn Nasdaq-
Irish technology companies have invested millions. California-
Ryan-based company has invested and served as chairman of Louth 3D printing sensation MCor, which has just received a new capital investment of € 15 m from Silicon venture capital. Start-
Ryan, the partner\'s up investor SVG, provides the company with investment support of 2 million euros.
\"It\'s a unique company and I\'m proud to be connected with it,\" Ryan said . \".
\"In recent weeks, it has sold more printers than it did for the whole of last year.
The plan is to maintain rapid sales growth and launch a new desktop version later this year or early 2015.
\"I think this may be a big global company, and investors are interested in it, and many of them are talking about listing on Nasdaq this year, but our goal is to build this company, and build it on a safe financial basis.
Ryan also invested in Silicon Valley.
The company signed the contract image, which was created by Josh Hogan and an Irish Dublin man.
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It\'s worth the Irish investors.
The technology behind the company is applied, including potential non-
Invasive methods for detecting diabetes and tracking eye diseases, as well as conducting research in collaboration with a team at NUI Galway.
He has invested in Viddyad, a video advertising agency by Grainne Barron.
Along with former U2 band boss Paul McGuinness and tech investor Cyril Maguire, ryan has 40 euros in funding on the skills page, the Employment Network platform launched by Perlico founder Ian McDonald, and charitable donations.
\"I was very impressed by the talents of Ireland,\" Ryan said . \".
\"The number of young Irish people is very creative, talented and ambitious, and it\'s a happy thing, the quality is second to none.
Unfortunately, their biggest limit is capital.
That\'s how ITLG came in.
\"Ryan is also closely related to ITLG,
Composed of Irish and Irish-American Silicon Valley executives.
\"For some Irish companies, the tragedy is that there is not enough capital for growth.
They may end up selling in frustration or moving to Silicon Valley and losing to Ireland.
Companies like Skillpages need 100 euros to make a serious investment in growth, which can be difficult without relocation.
\"The skill page Selected by Microsoft is one of its high potential starting points --
Ryan said that ups has 20 million users, growing at a rate of 1 million users per month, and there is still a year or so of funding.
Ryan visits Ireland four times a year with close business and personal connections.
On January 28, he will speak at ITLG\'s upcoming event in Limerick.
After working as a sound engineer for RTE, Ryan moved to California at the age of 1970.
He invented go. to anti-
Every DVD player in the world is embedded in pirated technology.
His company, Macrovision, was later renamed Rovi and listed on Nasdaq in 1997.
He is the inventor of more than 60 U. S. patents in video copy protection.