The announcement will see eight companies create 231 jobs across the tech and business sectors over the next coming years.
The majority of these technology and business jobs will be situated in Dublin. 50 jobs will be created by Affirma Consulting by 2020 as part of its European expansion.
SentryOne, which provides software solutions on the Microsoft data platform, will create 50 jobs in sales, engineering, R&D, product management and customer support.
Sojern plans to more than double its team of 56 with the creation of 36 jobs.
Cloud-based advertising hub ADvendio has established a Sales and Marketing centre in Dublin and is to create 20 jobs over the next three years.
The CEO of IDA Ireland, Martin Shanahan, said that Ireland is a compelling location for early-stage start-up companies.
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, said “it is terrific news that [these companies] have decided to locate in Ireland.”
Major business expansion in Ireland has been a hot topic recently. Microsoft Ireland recently had the launch of its One Microsoft Place premises in Leopardstown, which will surely incorporate the introduction of new staff from a wide variety of backgrounds to enhance one of the country’s and the world’s leading tech powerhouses.