Colm Lyon Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 7

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 1

Exits

Colm Lyon General Information

Description

Mr. Colm Lyon is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Fire Financial Services. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as Board Member at VT Electron. Mr. Colm also serves as Chief Executive Officer & is a Founder at Realex Payments. Colm has worked in financial services related businesses for over twenty five years, starting with fourteen years in the banking sector. He is a regular speaker at payments and internet industry events across Europe and frequently commentates for press as a payments expert and visionary about the future of money. He is passionate about "changing payments for the better". He has participated in and established several business associations. Most notably Colm was chairman of the Irish Internet Association, founder of the Internet Growth Alliance and more recently (2014) he founded the Payments Ireland networking group. He has served as a member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce Council in 2014. Colm is a graduate of University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Management Science Degree. Over the past few years he has spent further time in Harvard and Stanford Business School with the Leadership 4 Growth programme.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • The Observatory, 7
  • 11 Sir John Rogerson's Quay
  • Dublin D02 VC42
  • Ireland

Colm Lyon Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
SQUID (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 23-Feb-2024 Early Stage VC 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Unbanx 24-Apr-2022 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 0000
ChangeX 06-May-2016 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Startup 0000 0000
Pundit Arena 01-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 0000
VT Electron 25-Jan-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Telecommunications Service Providers Generating Revenue 0000 0000
Pundit Arena 01-Dec-2015 Early Stage VC 00000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 0000
DbTwang 04-Sep-2009 Seed Round 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 0000

Colm Lyon Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
DbTwang 01-Jan-2013 0000000000: 000000

Colm Lyon Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Colm Lyon Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Colm Lyon Angel Investor 0 0 Dublin, Ireland

Colm Lyon Co-Investors (7)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Enterprise Ireland 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Outlier Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pool Data 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sequoia Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Streamr (Software Development Applications) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Colm Lyon FAQs

  • Who is Colm Lyon?

    Colm Lyon is an angel Investor who has made 7 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Colm Lyon?

    Colm Lyon is an angel investor.

  • What does Colm Lyon do?

    As an angel investor, Colm Lyon invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Colm Lyon hold?

    Colm Lyon holds a board seat in VT Electron.

  • What has Colm Lyon invested in?

    Colm Lyon has made numerous investments in companies like SQUID (Media and Information Services (B2B)), Unbanx, and ChangeX within the Media and Information Services (B2B) and Services (B2C Non-Financial) industries.

  • What has Colm Lyon invested in recently?

    Colm Lyon's latest investment was on 23-Feb-2024 in SQUID (Media and Information Services (B2B)), a company within the Media and Information Services (B2B) industry.

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