We work with pioneers in their verticals and leaders in their sectors…
Beachhut manages strategic communications for digital bank N26 in the Irish market. We work with N26 to raise its profile as well as increase public conversation on the value of digital banking for consumers, and its role in reshaping the Irish banking landscape.
Coverage includes: Irish Times, Irish Independent, RTE, The Currency, Silicon Republic, Irish Examiner
N26 is building the first mobile bank the world loves to use. Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal founded N26 in 2013 and launched the initial product in early 2015. Today N26 has more than 5 million customers in 25 markets and employs more than 1.500 people. With a full European banking license, state-of-the-art technology and no branch network, N26 has redesigned banking for the 21st century. N26 has raised close to $800 million from the world’s most established investors, including Insight Venture Partners, GIC, Tencent, Allianz X, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Earlybird Venture Capital, Greyhound Capital, Battery Ventures, in addition to members of the Zalando management board, and Redalpine Ventures.
Beachhut supported Intercom from its early days, building media awareness among both Irish and international tech press, to showcase its thought leadership, products, events and drive awareness of its passion for customer messaging.
Irish coverage: The Irish Times, RTE, The Business Post, The Independent, Newstalk, Fora, Journal.ie Silicon Republic, Irish Tech News. International coverage: Bloomberg, VentureBeat, Politico. UK: The Independent (UK), The Evening Standard. Spain: EFE, La Vanguardia, El Periodico, El Confidencial. France: Les Echos, Journal Du Net, France 24
Intercom’s messaging-first platform helps internet businesses to accelerate growth across the customer lifecycle, from acquisition, to engagement, and support. The company, founded in 2011, has since raised $241M in venture funding and has over 450+ employees across its San Francisco headquarters and Dublin, London, Chicago and Sydney offices. It is used by the world’s most forward thinking companies—84% of Y-Combinator companies that use a messaging or live chat tool use Intercom. Some of its 25,000+ customers include larger companies like New Relic, Sotheby’s, and Shopify, and smaller companies like Airtable and Coda.
Beachhut worked with SoftBank to craft an event to announce SoftBank’s first Smart City IoT projects in Europe, as it joined the Dublin Smart City Testbed with plans to facilitate the exchange of smart city solutions across Japanese and Irish cities.
Coverage was secured in Politico, Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Evening Echo, Fora, Silicon Republic, TechCentral, Irish Tech News, Business World among other media outlets.
SoftBank provides mobile communication, fixed-line communication and Internet connection services to consumers and corporate customers in Japan. Leveraging the innovative technologies of other SoftBank Group companies, SoftBank Corp. is also expanding into AI, IoT, smart robotics, FinTech, cloud security and other sectors.
Fiserv (previously First Data TeleCash)
Beachhut supported First Data, now Fiserv, with the launch of their smart terminals, Clover Mini and Clover Flex, in Germany and Austria. Through our strong international PR experience, contacts and in-house language capabilities, we built brand awareness for these products with product-focussed PR, thought leadership activities and event-based PR in the German speaking markets.
Coverage and interviews: Handelsblatt, Der Spiegel, Frankfurter Neue Presse, Der Standard (AUT), trend., as well as Springer and other trade publications.
First Data is now part of Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. Fiserv helps companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year.
Rent the Runway
Beachhut began working with Rent the Runway to support the launch of their first international tech office in Galway, Ireland. With regional, national and international expertise, Beachhut helped Rent the Runway to establish a presence in Ireland.
Coverage: RTE, Fora, Fashion United, Business World, BizPlus, Silicon Republic, The Irish Times, Galway Bay FM, Business & Finance, Fashionista, Irish Independent, Galway Advertiser, Connacht Tribune
Rent the Runway is transforming the way modern women get dressed and disrupting the $2.4 trillion global fashion industry by enabling women to rent, versus buy, clothing. Founded in 2009 with a vision to build the world’s first living closet, RTR believes that women everywhere will soon have a subscription to fashion. By creating a new model of dynamic ownership, RTR has made apparel rental an indispensable utility while also empowering women to feel their best every day. RTR carries apparel, accessories and home decor from over 600 designer partners and has built in-house proprietary technology and a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation.
Beachhut works with Flipdish to amplify their corporate profile and help engage and leverage existing partnerships while building new partnerships. Beachhut has worked with Flipdish on a national, regional, and local level across Ireland for a number of campaigns including the launch of self-service kiosks, contactless ordering solutions for in-store dining post-Covid, and tips for eateries to pivot to delivery and takeaway during Covid.
Coverage includes: Irish Times, Sunday Independent, Sunday Business Post, The Currency, RTE, Fora, Newstalk, Business & Finance, Checkout Magazine, Dining in Dublin, and Silicon Republic.
Flipdish operates in the space of foodtech. They put restaurants, cafés, and takeaways of all sizes in control of their business growth with a digital ordering and marketing system that builds brands, grows profits and turns customers into regulars. With a branded website, app or self-service kiosk, powered by Flipdish’s world-class technology, restaurant owners can directly accept digital orders without having to list on aggregator platforms, at a lower cost and with more control over the customer experience.
Beachhut launched Swappie in Ireland and worked to raise their profile in Ireland and help grow their customer base.
Coverage includes: Irish Times, Business Post, Irish Independent, RTE, Silicon Republic, Irish Tech News, BizPlus
Swappie is the leading end-to-end online marketplace for buying and selling refurbished smartphones. Its mission is to give people a way to upgrade their phones that is high quality, affordable and environmentally friendly. Since its inception in August 2016, Swappie has become one of the most innovative and fast-growing startups in Europe, growing its team to over 260 and raising $48 million from investors to date.
Beachhut works with Scurri to strengthen its international leadership position through tier one international coverage and to raise its corporate profile through engaging thought leadership content.
This has resulted in coverage in Fortune, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Tech.eu, Retail Times, Tamebay, and many more.
Scurri offers software that connects and optimises the eCommerce ordering, shipping, and delivery process. Scurri adds value at multiple stages along the eCommerce journey and Scurri technology now manages millions of parcel deliveries for ecommerce merchants including eBay, Vision Direct, Gousto, Gymshark and Ocado to name a few and are integrated with delivery partners such as UPS, Royal Mail, DHL, TNT, DPD, Yodel, Hermes and many more.
Beachhut works with Buymie to build their corporate credibility within Ireland. Our PR engagements with Buymie supports recruitment and investment, and builds customer growth and retention. We have worked with Buymie for a number of announcements, including it’s Series A funding, international expansion into Bristol and partnership with Lidl Ireland.
Coverage includes: Irish Times, Sunday Independent, Business Post, Forbes, Newstalk, RTE, Fortune, Crunchbase, Axios, EU Startups, Tech Central, Tech.eu, and retail publications such as Checkout Magazine and Shelflife.
Headquartered in Dublin, Buymie operates a same-day grocery delivery service, where you can order groceries and have them delivered to your door in as little as one hour. Buymie is the market leader in same-day grocery delivery in Ireland and in 2018 became the first independent e-commerce platform in Europe to launch the discount channel online through a strategic partnership with Lidl. The company was founded in 2016 by serial entrepreneur Devan Hughes (CEO), and Art Sokhikyan (CTO). The company has operations in the UK, Ireland and Armenia.
Beachhut works with Healthwave on both corporate and consumer messaging and outreach. We have worked with them on both a national and regional level across Ireland for a number of announcements including the launch of the free contraception initiative, the Healthwave Carebot and the rollout of PillPods.
Coverage includes: Newstalk, Irish Times, Silicon Republic, Stellar, Sunday Independent, Think Business, Business Plus, Today FM, and IMAGE.
Healthwave is Ireland’s largest and most innovative digital pharmacy service, dispensing prescriptions to over 15,000 members each month. Founded in 2013 by pharmacist Shane O’Sullivan, Healthwave’s mission is to change the retail pharmacy model in Ireland through technology and delivery services. Healthwave puts pharmacy services at patients’ fingertips nationwide by delivering one-off and monthly, repeat prescriptions directly to the patient’s front door. The unique membership solution gives members across the country access to discounted prices on generic medications.
Beachhut works with CitySwift on regional, national and international levels to build their corporate profile, aid in investment, and grow partnerships. Beachhut has worked with CitySwift on a number of announcements including two fundraising announcements in regional, national and international media, and a jobs announcement.
Coverage includes: Business Insider, Tech.eu, Irish Times, Silicon Republic, RTE, Irish Tech News and most importantly, Galway Bay FM.
Headquartered in Galway, CitySwift works in the space of transportation technology. Created and supported by industry experts, it uses big data and machine learning to drive efficiency, profitability and growth. The CitySwift platform augments and seamlessly integrates with existing bus technology systems, providing a deeper understanding of network performance and enhanced network planning with significantly reduced timescales.
Beachhut worked with UXDX to launch its 2020 conference as it went virtual for the first time. Outreach for this project included national Irish media, as well as pan-European tech media.
Coverage includes: The Irish Times, Irish Tech News, RTE, Crunchbase, Tech.eu, BizPlus, and Digital Times.
UXDX is the fastest growing Product conference in Europe. The annual event gathers over 2,000 CTOs, CIOs, product managers, UX researchers, designers and developers together to share best practices on how teams adopt and change to improve product delivery in organisations.
Beachhut launched Wagestream in Ireland and has since then worked to enhance their corporate profile within Ireland, to help grow the customer base and appeal to the existing customer base. Beachhut has worked on several announcements with Wagestream.
Coverage includes: RTE, Fora, The Irish Times, Lovin.ie, Newstalk, Hot Press, Business Post, The Times (Ireland Edition)
Wagestream is Ireland’s first income-streaming app. Wagestream allows employees to access a percentage of their own, earned wages before payday and avoid using loans and payday lenders. Wagestream is a supporter of Finance For Good — a collective of fintech services firms committed to improving the financial wellbeing of everyday people.
Beachhut launched Circle in Ireland and has handled several other key announcements including the launch of Circle Pay, the launch of CENTRE and the acquisition of Poloniex among others. In addition Beachhut has launched Circle’s new offices in Dublin and secured and managed founders and senior executive speaking opportunities at tier one tech and financial conferences across the globe.
Coverage in Ireland includes: RTE, TV3, Newstalk, The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, The Sunday Independent, The Sunday Business Post, Fora.ie, Business & Finance and many other outlets.
Circle is a crypto finance company making it possible for people everywhere to create and share value in a way that is affordable, open and empowering. Circle was founded in 2013 with a vision and mission to reinvent consumer finance built on digital currency technology. Circle’s global HQ is in Dublin.
Beachhut worked with SilverCloud Health to advise on building their corporate message globally, strategically placing them as global player in the digital health sector and executing the PR rollout of SilverCloud’s new programmes.
Coverage: BBC, Financial Times, Forbes, Techcrunch, The Sunday Business Post, Silicon Republic, Irish Times, Irish Independent and Business Insider.
SilverCloud Health is a multi-award winning global health tech company; providing online behavioural health solutions across the globe. Since launching in 2012 it has gone on to support 220 organisations across its global customer base, delivering a suite of over 30 clinically effective online programmes. SilverCloud has offices in Ireland, UK and USA providing services to the NHS, financial institutions, healthcare providers and hospital networks.
Beachhut worked with Trūata globally, helping Trūata to cement its position as the emerging leader in a new sector, shaping that sector from a thought leadership position.
Trūata offers a new approach to handling data anonymization and analytics to help organisations meet the standards of personal data protection envisioned by the GDPR. Trūata offers its customers a service to fully anonymise data and provides analytic services to assist customers with tools, data insights, algorithms and reports that customers can use in their own products and solutions.
Beachhut developed comms strategies for videoDoc that successfully raised awareness of videoDoc in the UK and Ireland as a safe and convenient path to expert medical advice, diagnosis and treatment from doctors. Beachhut also launched several additions to the service including videoDoc physiotherapy and psychotherapy services.
Coverage was achieved across a diverse range of media, ranging from print, online, radio and digital business, consumer and trade titles. This coverage included: The Irish Medical Times, The Sunday Business Post, The Irish Times, Silicon Republic, The Irish Independent, Irish Tech News, Newstalk, and RTE among many others.
videoDoc is an Irish online doctor service available via videoDoc.ie and through the videoDoc app. It is convenient, it is cost effective and it is patient centric.
CurrencyFair was created so that ordinary people and businesses would have access to the same great exchange rates for international currency transfers normally reserved only for banks and market professionals dealing in millions.
Three expats had experienced first-hand what a blatant rip-off international money transfers could be; both in poor exchange rates and high international wire fees. These same three expats were are also ex-bankers so they felt that they had the knowledge, the experience, and the network to come up with a better system. So that’s exactly what they did with CurrencyFair!
Media coverage was accumulated for various national and international announcements. In Ireland, coverage was frequently secured on RTE TV and Radio, The Sunday Business Post, The Irish Times, The Sunday Times and Fora.ie. Globally, media outlets included Tech EU, Yahoo Finance, MSN, CNBC and Venturebeat.
NewsWhip is a Next Generation Social Signals Platform for Professionals in News, Publishing, Marketing and Communications. The platform scans the whole Internet for a range of content objects – including news items, blogs, pictures, videos and more – seeing every engagement they get. Tracking millions of stories a day, across two billion social media users, NewsWhip products give a comprehensive view of what’s important to any audience right now, how to exploit these insights and how to benchmark and boost your social publishing performance.
Beachhut helped Arralis identify how to communicate highly complex tech concepts via corporate and consumer messages that explained their relevance in the new world shaped by MaaS (Mobility as a Service) and the sharing economy.
Coverage included: The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, and Silicon Republic. Also global trade and tech media such as Flight Global, Via Satellite, Sat News, Tech.EU, Big Jet TV and Wall Street Journal featured Arralis with a mixture of news announcements, interviews, features and byline article placement.
Arralis is a rapidly scaling technology company, providing world leading expertise in millimetre-wave technology. They excel in Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs), packaged component modules, proprietary antenna technology and integrated Radar and Communications front-end platforms. This translates as being all about connected, autonomous mobility for space, for aircraft and for cars.
Data Science Awards
Beachhut has worked with the DatSci’s for several years helping to secure valuable sponsorship and well as promoting the awards to local, national and international data science communities. They have also assisted with the securing and briefing of hosts.
The Data Science Awards has received coverage across various media, including national media such as Newstalk, Irish Tech News, Irish Examiner, Silicon Republic, Irish Tech News, Dublin Globe, and reached global publications such as Tech EU.
The DatSci Awards was first created in 2016 by Next Generation together with CeADAR, the National Centre for Applied Data Analytics to bring together Ireland’s industry elite and bustling Data Science community with the aim of honouring those who have accomplished most in analytical technology in Ireland and celebrate their triumphs.