|Trinity College, Dublin||1986|
|Trinity College, Dublin||1988|
Brian Caulfield is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and angel investor.
Brian currently sits on the boards of AePONA, ezetop, Clavis Technology and the Irish Times, Irelandâ€™s leading daily newspaper. He is also a personal investor in a number of early stage technology companies, including Sentry Wireless, Cibenix, Cicero Networks, GridStore, Teamer and Trezur.
From 2002 to 2007 Brian was a partner at Trinity Venture Capital. At TVC Brian sat on the boards of or led investments in AePONA, ChangingWorlds (sold to Amdocs - NYSE: DOX), CR2, SteelTrace (sold to Compuware - NASDAQ: CPWR) and APT (acquired by CSR â€“ LSE:CSR.L).
Previously, in 1992 Brian co-founded Exceptis Technologies. Exceptis provided dispute management software for the electronic/card payments sector and was sold to Trintech Group (NASDAQ: TTPA) in November 2000. In 2001 Brian co-founded Similarity Systems, a business focused data quality management software company that was acquired by Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) in January 2006. Brian was also a founder director and shareholder of Prediction Dynamics, which failed in 2004.
Brian is a Computer Engineering graduate of Trinity College Dublin.
Brian was the 2007 recipient of the Irish Software Associationâ€™s “Technology Person of the Year” award. In 2010 he also received the Halo Business Angel Networkâ€™s â€œBusiness Angel of the Yearâ€ award.