EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.09 - Other information technology and computer service activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-01-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 13-01-2022
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2022
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Irish-owned digital food-ordering platform Flipdish is to create around 200 jobs in Ireland in 2022. This is part of a wider expansion to hire 700 people worlwide this year. The new roles will include software architects, data scientists, engineers, and product designers.

The company has achieved a valuation of 1.25 billion euros and is the new Irish unicorn (a private start-up worth over 1 billion dollars), after about 100 million dollars of investments led by Tencent. Flipdish provides restaurants technology for online ordering for pickup and delivery; the technology also allows customers to order and pay at their table, among other uses.

Flipdish currently operates in 25 countries, including France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, the UK and the US. It was founded in 2015.