Certification Europe Limited, a Dublin, Ireland-based international management standards and inspection Services company, raised €400k in funding.
Kernel Capital through the Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund made the investment.
The company intends to use the funds to expand in key markets, grow the team and increase sales efforts.
Led by Michael Brophy, CEO, Certification Europe is an accredited certification body which provides ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) management system certification and other management standards in Business Continuity, IT Service, Energy, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety and Event Sustainability Management Systems, etc., to organizations globally.
The company currently certifies over 1,000 organizations across 16 countries and performs over 8,000 assessments annually. It has offices in the U.K., Italy, Turkey and Japan and clients include BT, Diageo, KMPG, An Post and Microsoft.
Certification Europe currently employs over 50 people and expects to create an additional 15 jobs in 2015.