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Conor Stanley is an experienced Internet entrepreneur and early stage technology investor. Based in Dublin, he acts as an an advisor and investor in a number of tech startups including Balcony TV, Intercom.io, StartupBootCamp and Visible Thread.
He was the lead investor and a board member of Jolt Online Gaming, Jolt became one of the pioneering social games publishers in Europe and was acquired by GameStop corporation in 2009.
More recently he joined with a group of experienced Irish entrepreneurs to form Bloom Equity, an angel syndicate that invests in technology startups. Bloom Equity’s growing portfolio includes Phorest, Manage Co2 and Fantom.
In 2000, Conor co-founded and became CEO of Clearscape, a leading digital agency based in Dublin, Clearscape became the digital media partner for prominent blue chip clients as well as a number of tech startups. The company was acquired by Arekibo Communications in 2008.
He is active contributor to the Irish startup ecosystem including StartupBootcamp, DCU Propeller, NDRC Launchpad and the Irish University Entrepreneur Forum.
You can follow him on Twitter @conorstan