Tag: Dublin

Paul McCarthy wins Lead Entrepreneur award

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.

Two New Frontiers participants are The Pitch finalists

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 becomes Orbidal

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!

A polished solution

AirOPol, founded by John O’Callaghan, has a labour-saving cutlery polisher for commercial kitchens that innovatively uses air instead of vibration to do the job. He is featured on irishtimes.com.

Izzy Wheels founders in the Forbes ’30 Under 30′

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.

TenderScout secures €1m investment

AI-driven tender platform, TenderScout, was founded by New Frontiers alumnus Tony Corrigan. The company has secured another €1 million investment from private investors and angel funds and plans 15 new jobs. Read the story on irishtimes.com.

Scriba’s digital odyssey

Coinciding with the recent launch of Scriba, David Craig – founder of Dublin Design Studio – is interviewed on siliconrepublic.com about the journey from architecture to electronics manufacturing.

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