Gavin is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and run 5 companies since leaving school. He started his first company, Eirnet in 1995, to provide standard dial-up TCT/IP Internet access to users in Ireland. Gavin co-founded Star55 Networks in 2000, a telephone based voice recognition software company, developing voice enabled apps for mobile phones. In 2001 Gavin founded Global Billing Solutions a leading mobile content monetization company developing billing relationships with mobile operators around the world. In 2006 Gavin co-founderd Moviestar.ie, an online DVD rental company, which was later acquired by Screenclick (a Amazon company). In 2010 Gavin created boxPAY as a product of Global Billing Solutions, and later spun it out as a separate business.