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Akari Software Ltd.

We provide software to help Universities manage, publish, cost and plan the delivery of their curriculum - saving them time and money

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Location not set
  • Currency EUR
  • Employees 7
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Company Summary

Higher Education is going through a period of rapid change and disruption brought about by reduced availability of public funds, greater requirement for transparency and efficiency and the (re)introduction of fees.
We provide Software as a Service for higher education providers to manage, publish, cost and plan the delivery of their curriculum. Our customers save time and money, comply with quality standards and optimise their teaching resources


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    Eoghan O'Leary

    In Akari since 2008, Eoghan started his technology career with Northstar. He has over 15 years experience within Higher Education in CIT and TecNet. He has acted as an advisor to ComReg and also served on an Irish Department of Education & Science Commission for 5 years. He has significant contacts in European Higher Education. He has a BA in Maths and a Postgrad Diploma in Programming. He is a Director of the Irish Software Testing Board.

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    Paraic Hegarty

    Paraic has over 22 years experience in software development and public sector sales. He started his career as a software developer with Expert Edge. He joined Deloitte as a Consultant in 1995 becoming a Partner in 2001 where he was responsible for Technology Consulting including large-scale software projects and a number of HE assignments with IADT and DIT. He has a BA in Computer Science and a Postgrad Diploma in Technology Commercialisation.

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    Paul Hederman
    Business Development Manager

    Paul has over 9 years experience in Higher Education having worked in IT Carlow, National College of Ireland and the National Institute of Transport and Logistics. He has also worked for the then Irish Trade Board. He has a BA and MA in Economics from UCC and a Diploma in Strategic Management from the IMI,

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    Alan Reid
    Sales Director

    Alan has over 22 years experience in technology sales, marketing & distribution. For ten years, he was a Director of Entropy Ltd. a reseller of security software and Managing Director of Sentryst Ltd., it's distribution arm. He has a BSc(Mgmt) in Marketing from Trinity College Dublin.


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    David Reilly, Reilly & Co.
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    Noel Murphy, Parfrey Murphy

Previous Investors

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    Digital Crew Ltd. owners - Peter Coppinger, Dan Mackey and Sam Kidd