26/09/2012

150 Jobs Created Wil HubSpot's First Branch Office

Marketing software firm HubSpot announced it will open it European headquarters in Dublin, creating 150 new jobs.

This will be HubSpot’s first branch office, and will oversee the company’s international operations.

It will be responsible for supporting more than 600 customers and 100 resellers.

Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shan founded the maketing software firm in June 2006 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

It currently employs around 300 people and earned $30 million in revenues in 2011.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton welcomed the news.

“That this transformational US marketing software company is locating its first branch office in Ireland and establishing its international headquarters here, is very welcome,” he said.

“Marketing software is an important high-growth sector, and HubSpot’s announcement today is a recognition that Ireland is now an increasingly attractive location for the most compelling Internet business to open facilities and create jobs.”

(H/GK)


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