Vegan sauce company Porter & Nash has spotted a plant-based gap in the market. New Frontiers participant Gavin Cassidy is featured with his cofounder Eoin Lennon in this irishtimes.com article.
The New Frontiers Annual Showcase for TU Dublin Hothouse and IADT Media Cube saw the 30 programme participants going head to head for the Lead Entrepreneur Award. Paul McCarthy of Snapfix impressed the judges most with his simple solution and potential for scaling. Congratulations! Read his interview with siliconrepublic.com.
Congratulations to New Frontiers alumni, Siobhán Berry (Mummy Cooks) and Dan Nugent (co-founder of Ambr Eyewear), who are among the nine finalists of The Pitch 2019. They will be competing at September’s live event to win a top prize worth up to €100,000! Best of luck!
TenderScout, founded by New Frontiers alumnus Tony Corrigan, has rebranded as Orbidal ahead of US expansion plans. The company has 10 staff in Dublin and raised €1 million last year from investors, with further fundraising likely during 2020. Good luck to the new look Orbidal team!
Congratulations to Sarah Kiely, New Frontiers alumna and founder of Sadie’s Kitchen, on winning ‘Food Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the recent Irish Women’s Awards 2019.
New Frontiers alumna, Ailbhe Keane, and her sister Isabel (Izzy) are going from strength to strength with Izzy Wheels. The company sells colourful, stylish spoke guards for wheelchairs – transforming a medical device into a fashion statement and means of self-expression. The sisters were featured on independent.ie.