Ian is the founder of the Lucey Fund, a Venture Technology firm that Lucey makes startups happen by funding the development, design, branding and marketing of their products. The Lucey Fund invested in 100 companies, creating 400+ work places in Europe and USA. In 2017 alone the Lucey Fund invested in 30 new projects and plan to invest in 40 more in 2018. Previously Ian has been Sales Director with Relate Software, a Deloitte Fast50 company, board member of the Irish Internet Association and numerous startups, managed the Accountants Division in Sage Ireland and was Ireland's youngest National Student Union officer. Ian has experience building and selling SaaS, ERP, Accounting, Time & Billing, CRM and Payments systems around the world.