Overall exports by client companies of Enterprise Ireland grew by 19% last year, with significant growth in both Eurozone and UK exports. Read more on siliconrepublic.com.
Byowave, a company that makes computer games controllers for people with disabilities, has raised €2.4 million from a number of seasoned investors, including Halo Business Angel Network, Enterprise Ireland and Irrus Investments. Read more on businesspost.ie.
Huge congratulations to all the New Frontiers alumni who took home a National Startup Award this year: Gold (Early Stage Tech): Heidi Davis – Identify Her; Bronze (Early Stage Tech): James Power – Agri Guardian; Gold (Tech): Pierce Dargan – Equine MediRecord; Silver (Emerging Tech): Emma Meehan – Precision Sports; Bronze (Emerging Tech): Stephen O’Dwyer – Trojan Track; Gold (eCommerce/Retail): Alan Power – SizeWise; Bronze (eCommerce/Retail): Erica Hargadan – Babogue; Gold (Social/Sustainable): Aisling Kirwan – Positive Carbon; Gold (Food/Drink): Gráinne Mullins – Gra Chocolates; Silver (Food/Drink): Aisling Cullen – Thank Plants; Gold (Fintech): Alva Horgan – Valid8me.
Located in the ATU Galway iHub, New Frontiers past participant ByoWave wins €100,000 InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition. Congratulations to the team!
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.
ByoWave, a Galway tech start-up aiming to make gaming more accessible, has bagged €100,000 as overall winner of the 2022 InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition: siliconrepublic.com.
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.
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.