Emma Meehan, founder of Precision Sports Technology, was interviewed by irishtimes.com. Her start-up’s real-time analysis of fitness training removes the need for personal trainers to supervise client’s form during workouts.
Tr3dent, the Galway-based tech company, is targeting $100 million in annual revenues within five years as part of a plan which involves an unusual element: a public listing on a Canadian stock market: businesspost.ie.
Matt Conlon and Conor Flannery are developing a system that would close the threat gap and streamline the workload for security teams swamped by the demands of manually reviewing thousands of weak spots in IT networks: irishtimes.com.
An interview with Greta Dunne, founder of Marker Content, on businesspost.ie. Greta is an alumna of the programme at TUD’s Hothouse.
New platform connects budding tech entrepreneurs with potential collaborators, employees and investors. An interview on irishtimes.com.
A record number of entrepreneurs are setting up businesses with export potential in the Cork and Kerry region through the Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers programme. Read more on echolive.ie.
The healthtech company, which has developed software to streamline staff rostering and internal communication for hospitals, is looking to further expand in the US in the absence of take-up here at home. Interview with Aimée Madden on businesspost.ie.
Pharmacists used their retail experience to develop an app that rewards consumers who share details on their shopping habits with brands. Interview with alumna Lauren O’Reilly and her co-founder Bidemi Afolabi on businesspost.ie.
New Frontiers features on thetimes.co.uk (paywall), “state-backed mentorship scheme helps budding start-up owners plot a course to success in business”.
Irish start-up Snapfix, founded by Paul McCarthy, has received €1.75m in a funding round, backed by US investment group Sator Grove Holdings, to develop its building management platform. Paul was interviewed for siliconrepublic.com.
CitySwift has secured a one-year pilot deal with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to deploy its software across a handful of bus routes from February. Read more on irishtimes.com.
Alan Power decided to use his skills in engineering and mobile app development to create SizeWise, an AI-based sizing solution that allows parents to scan their child’s foot using a smartphone. Read more on irishtimes.com.
Donegal-based data technology company Content Llama has secured €2.5m in fundraising to further expand its presence globally and broaden its reach to potential customers. The company was featured on rte.ie.
Congratulations to Contego Sports, which was among 65 companies to receive funding of over €360 million via the first European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator, for which more than 2,700 applications were made.
Find out why Kerry is a great location for startups and what the Tom Crean Business Centre offers to New Frontiers participants!
A contract between Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) and University College Dublin (UCD) will see NovaUCD delivering New Frontiers in partnership with IADT Media Cube.
Dublin-based marketing solutions company, GladCloud, which counts Diageo among its clients, helps brands provide targeted local advertising. Founders Keith Curley and Tony Burke plan to hire 90 new staff over the next two years. Read more on businesspost.ie.
New Frontiers alumnus, Dr. Barry Flannery, is the founder of Xerotech – a company that electrifies construction equipment, mining equipment, agricultural machinery, and other non-road mobile machinery. They are expanding their team to 70, with plans to build a European gigafactory in rural Galway. Read more on siliconrepublic.com.
ViClarity has announced that regulatory compliance consulting firm, PolicyWorks LLC, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, will rebrand under the ViClarity name. The rebrand will enable the organisations to drive growth globally through the combination of leading-edge technology and consulting expertise. Read more on irishbusinessfocus.ie.
Sonia Neary started the new year with a major new contract which sees her company Wellola partnering with Nutricia, the Danone-owned therapeutic food and clinical nutrition company, to provide care services remotely to nursing homes in Ireland. Read more on businesspost.ie.
Gina Oglesby was inspired to start Back To Work Connect by the number of well-qualified and experienced women she met who had either left or been forced out of the workforce. She was recently interviewed for irishtimes.com.
Founded by two first-year engineering students, Alice Shaughnessy and Jack O’Regan Kenny, Mirr is a device that lets users stream Netflix, listen to Spotify or check the weather while maintaining a reflective surface on screen space that’s not in use. Read their interview on siliconrepublic.com.
Cian O’Flaherty, CEO of the Convex Lens and founder of Safecility, has raised €110k in funding from the European Space Agency and EU Horizon 2020 to develop Safecility – a product designed to cut the cost of maintaining emergency lighting in buildings while upholding the high standards of compliance that are required. Congratulations!
Snapfix, founded by New Frontiers alumnus Paul McCarthy, has closed a €1.5 million funding round. Snapfix bills itself as “the world’s task management and teamwork platform” with clients in construction, airports, hotels, facilities and property management sectors. The company plans to raise a Series-A investment in 2021 as it seeks to become a billion-dollar business.