O'Loughlin is a former Irish rugby union player for Connacht in the Celtic League. Following his rugby career he founded Glofox, a business management software development company that services fitness studios.
The software is used in hundreds of studios worldwide. In June 2016 Glofox announced that it had received funding from EI plus Growing Capital to the amount of €500K. It subsequently raised €2m funding from Notion Capital, Partech Ventures and Tribal VC in April 2017 following the setup of a New York office. It most recently raised a $10 million Series A round.
O'Loughlin has a Masters in Business Studies and Finance from University of Dublin.