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Charleston Digital Corridor Welcomes Irish Trailblazers Fexillon to Thriving Tech Community

May 16, 2024 09:26AM ● By David Dykes

The Charleston Digital Corridor welcomed Fexillon, an innovative leader in digitizing the built environment, to its community as the company establishes its U.S. office in Charleston, South Carolina. 

Officials said the strategic collaboration marks a significant milestone for both Fexillon and the Charleston Digital Corridor, highlighting their shared commitment to driving tech innovation and fostering growth in Charleston's dynamic ecosystem.

Fexillon's entrance into the U.S. market is complemented by ambitious revenue projections for the U.S. market, targeting $10 million by 2026.

With a projected revenue trajectory reflecting confidence in its capabilities and market demand, Fexillon also intends to grow its U.S. team from 10 employees in 2024 to over 30 by 2026. 

The initial 10 positions in 2024 will focus on supporting the rollout of Fexillon's technology platform in sectors such as architecture, engineering, construction, and operations (AECO), as well as other verticals critical to the company's success.

The company will recruit peer leadership roles in its technology, customer success, smart buildings and building information modelling teams.

“We are delighted to welcome Fexillon to the Charleston Digital Corridor community," said Ernest Andrade, founder and director of Charleston Digital Corridor. "Their decision to base their U.S. operations here underscores Charleston's reputation as a leading destination for tech innovation and growth.”

He added, “Fexillon's presence within the Corridor will enrich our ecosystem and further solidify Charleston's position as a vibrant hub for tech companies seeking to thrive and innovate. We look forward to supporting Fexillon as they embark on this exciting journey and contribute to the continued success of our dynamic tech community." 

“We are honored that Fexillon, an innovative and fast-growing building tech company, has selected Charleston for its U.S. headquarters,” said City of Charleston Mayor William Cogswell. “The city of Charleston is committed to supporting Fexillon as they implement their ambitious business plans for the North American market.”  

“Our expansion into Charleston marks a pivotal moment for Fexillon and the broader Irish tech community," Kieran Beggan, CEO, Fexillon, said in a statement. "We're proud to bring Irish expertise and innovation to the global stage as we enter the U.S. market. Basing our US operations in Charleston provides comprehensive coverage for our customer base, with promising growth opportunities in South Carolina and neighboring states.”  

Beggan added, “Charleston serves as a gateway to the U.S. market and choosing the Charleston Digital Corridor underscores our commitment to collaboration and growth within Charleston's dynamic tech ecosystem. With South Carolina's tech-friendly environment and skilled workforce, we're positioned for growth and innovation while driving innovation, forming partnerships, and showcasing the prowess of the Irish tech sector worldwide." 

With a reputation for quality and innovation built over 24 years, Fexillon has become a trusted partner for blue-chip firms across various sectors in the Irish, UK and wider European markets. 

The company's digital asset management solutions have garnered acclaim from blue-chip firms in both the public and private sectors, enabling more streamlined approaches to building and property management.

By leveraging its platform, clients have been empowered to make data-driven decisions, reduce energy consumption, and enhance operational efficiency. 

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