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.
New Frontiers alumnus, Shane O Sullivan, is featured with his co-founder Oran Mulvey on thinkbusiness.ie. Their startup is solving the problem of responsible and reliable shopper data collection in retail.
[Video] Wellola closed a successful equity crowdfunding round of around €180,000 in 2019. CEO Sonia Neary was interviewed about why she decided to go with equity crowdfunding when raising funds for her business, what the process was like, and how the company has grown since the campaign ended.
Jer Ryan’s software makes it easy for clubs to manage records, subs and GDPR compliance. Find out about his startup, Subsninja, on irishtimes.com.
Sonia Neary, New Frontiers alumna and co-founder of Wellola, has developed a practice management and patient portal designed to bring medical facility communications into the 21st century. She was interviewed by irishexaminer.com.
Well done to the 12 founders who pitched in our One to Watch Competition (sponsored by AIB) at last week’s New Frontiers Annual Networking event. Congratulations to the overall winner, Magda Rzepkowska of WallPee, who is bringing a waste-free and tank-free urinal to the construction sector. Environmentally sound and with significant efficiency implications, this product is a great example of the innovative solutions that New Frontiers companies come up with time and again!
Irish startup, Off the Cuffe, has developed a new range of Irish whiskey-based bitters. The co-founders, Jarrod Cuffe and Barry Gargan, are featured on irishtimes.com.
New Frontiers participant, Steffan Jolley, has used his insider knowledge to set up OrderPoint – a hardware and SaaS system that can help reduce costs in the hospitality sector while improving turnover and staff performance. He is featured on irishtimes.com.
Irish Tech News features an interview with New Frontiers participant, Norah Patten. An Aeronautical Engineer, Norah will be launching Planet Zebunar later this year, which aims to bring the impact and excitement of space and exploration to younger generations.
Oliver Hynes is a New Frontiers alumnus and the founder of Hub Controls. They are about to go to market with an innovative gadget which will help householders get better control over the amount they spend on heating. They are featured on irishexaminer.com.
Kenn Davis (Beatvyne), Hannah Wrixon (Last Minute Minders) and Rob Laffan (Tippy Talk) have all been shortlisted for the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition. The competition is aimed at early and new start companies and has a total cash prize fund of €280,000. Congratulations to them and best of luck!
New Frontiers participant, Elaine Lavery, is the co-founder of Improper Food, makers of Improper Butter. The company was recently featured among Ireland’s top dairy brands by Irish retail website, ShelfLife.
WeSavvy is an innovative Dublin-based Insurance FinTech startup, founded by Dubliner Hesus Inoma. The company has been selected to join Iowa-based Mentor-Driven General Insurance Accelerator and is featured on Irish Tech News.
Ciaran Davies, founder of SportsCarver and a New Frontiers alumnus, is profiled on irishtimes.com. He pivoted his startup after discovering that his technology could be adapted to fit and fix emerging problems with in-game advertising.
New Frontiers participant, Padraig Brosnan, is featured on irishtimes.com. His company, Treasury Delta, has developed a system that allows companies to ask banks for a quote for their transaction charges.
Ollie Hynes was a New Frontiers participant at IT Tallaght and is featured on irishtimes.com this week. His product, the HUB Controller, is a next-generation smart thermostat, which Ollie claims is the “first and only household utility bill controller”.