Ray  Nolan - Software Entrepreneur

Founder at Worky.com



Current location


Work category

IT and Technology



Founder of several tech ventures over past 20 years. Interested in new dotcom models. Believer in Ireland.

Ray Nolan's Professional Experience

2012 - Present

XSellCo - Founder & President

XSellCo provides enterprise class etail solutions. Designed for those already selling products online, through their own sites, or through channels like Amazon or Ebay, we handle inventory, orders, reputation and sales reporting through a single platform. We remove the pain of managing multiple interfaces, but more importantly through our pricing tools, we increase your sales, and optimize your profit potential on every order.

Key Skills
ecommerce Etail marketplaces pCommerce
2010 - Present

Smartbin - Non-Exec Director

SmartBin is the global leader in remote monitoring and management systems for the waste collection industry.

Key Skills
2009 - Present

Worky.com - Founder

Worky.com provides a place to market your skills to colleagues, employers and potential clients.

It's constitutes a range of tools for online profile creation, networking, groups and search engine optimisation that get you noticed.

Key Skills
2010 - 2013

Skyscanner - Non-exec Chairman

Skyscanner is a powerful, flexible and fun way of finding the cheapest flights. We provide instant comparison on flight prices for over 670,000 routes on over 600 airlines, as well as price comparison for car hire, hotels and holidays.

Key Skills
ecommerce etravel
2008 - 2012

WhatClinic.com - Non-Exec Chairman

Whatclinic.com is a healthcare search engine. We gather the information you want about health clinics worldwide and display it all comparably. We figure that you’re a busy person (with a great taste in websites!) so we want to make it quick and easy to find the information you need.

Key Skills
2011 - 2011

Irish Cancer Society - Heavyweight Boxer

A temporary assigment!

Trying to raise €50k for Cancer research and care.

http://www.mycharity.ie/event/white_collar_boxing_event to donate!

Key Skills
Jab Right Hook Right Uppercut
2009 - 2011

Asavie Limited - Non-Exec Chairman

Equipping a new breed of tele-worker with secure communications platforms

Key Skills
1999 - 2009

Web Reservations International - CEO and Founder

Founded Hostelworld.com, Grew to 12m visitors per month, $500MM+ total sales value, 172 countries. The best team ever !
Bought Hostels.com, Boo.com, Worldres.com.
Retired as CEO Feb 2008.
Pulled IPO in March 2008.
Sold the lot in Dec 2009.
Returned $500MM on initial €130k invested.

Key Skills
ecommerce etravel
1995 - 2004

Coretime - CEO and Founder

Time and billing software product.
Windows or Web SAAS platform.
Sold to Sage Group 2004
Written in Delphi, on MySQL

Key Skills
Applications Developer Business Development Delphi MySQL
1989 - 1995

Raven Computing - CEO and Founder

Developed mostly custom database applications for PC's.
Developed Breeze for barristers, still Irelands most popular system.

Key Skills
Applications Developer Business Development Clipper Delphi