New Frontiers

Innovation Hubs Galway & Mayo

New Frontiers Business Start-up Companies: 2015

Name of Promoter:  Mark Bannon

Company Name:  VT Networks

Contact Details:
Phone:        +353 (0) 85 7866 472
Email:         mark.bannon@vtnetworks.ie
Website:     www.vtnetworks.ie

Description of Company:  VT Networks is an infrastructure and solutions provider within the ‘Internet of things’ (IoT) space. Their exclusive nationwide IOT network allows millions of devices to connect to the internet at ultra-low power requirements and ultra-low cost. Based in Dublin and Athlone, it is backed by former EY Entrepreneur of the year Patrick Joy and Telecoms Entrepreneur Dara O’Mahony and RTE, amongst others.

Name of Promoter:  Michael Furey

Company Name:  Jemstone Technologies Limited

Contact Details:
Phone:  (0) 87 824 0336
Email:  michael.furey@jemstone.ie
Website:  www.jemstone.ie
Twitter:  @micfurirl

Description of Company:  Jemstone Technologies is a software development agency which provides full time remote staff and turnkey solutions for medium to large scale enterprises in Ireland and abroad. Additionally Jemstone are a provider of custom developed medical reporting tools to the Health Service Executive in Ireland.

Name of Promoter:  Kevin McCaffrey

Company Name:  Tr3Dent

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 86 622 2220
Email:  kevin@tr3dent.com
Website:  www.tr3dent.com
Twitter:  @kevinmccaffrey4

Description of Company:  Tr3Dent helps companies realize new opportunities by seeing their business data in ways never seen before.  Our suite of visualization tools enable users to see and interact dynamically with existing business models, processes and data in a natural 3D environment.  Users gain a deeper understanding of business data which improves communication and accelerates adoption throughout the organization.   They also unlock unique insights that fuel innovation and provide better business decisions.

Name of Promoter:  Christine McAndrew

Company Name:  Pure Glan Food Ltd.

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 87 646 4542
Email:  info@mariko.ie
Website:  www.mariko.ie
Twitter:  @marikogreentea

Description of Company:  Mariko is a new beverage brand, created to give choice in the soft drinks sector, offering  a zero calorie natural brewed tea that assist with weight management, and general good health and wellness.

 

Name of Promoter:  Eamon Crosby

Company Name:  BriteBiz

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353(0) 87 2100 780
Email:  eamon@BriteBiz.com
Website:  www.BriteBiz.com
Twitter:  @BriteBiz

Description of Company:  BriteBiz is a cloud based business management software solution for companies in the events and services industries. Including CRM functionality, a merchant services platform and client and staff portals, the systems resource management and workflow automation is designed to cut administration costs by up to 80%

Name of Promoter:  Louise Gibbons

Company Name:  The Inspired Network

Contact Details: 
Phone:  +353 (0) 86 807 1456
Email:  louise@inspirelearning.ie
Twitter:  louisegibbons77

Description of Company:  Our company provides solutions for international students and employers who are seeking to connect through our technology platform, enabling clear identification of opportunities to give students that competitive edge.

Name of Promoter:  Tara Dalrymple

Company Name:  Feelsright

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 1 514 3401
Email:  hello@feelsright.today
Website:  www.feelsright.today
Twitter:  feelsrightirl

Description of Company:  Feelsright is for innovative companies that put the happiness at the heart of their business, and recognise that external factors negatively affect employee performance and are willing and interested to solve the problem unlike other traditional in house systems.  Feelsright harnesses the power of the community to get things done by leveraging the latest social, mobile and location based technologies to bring communities together to get things done. This is a movement to make more efficient use of goods and services through P2P networking. In our case, that includes users offering up their time and skills to complete tasks that others are unable to do or would rather not do.

Name of Promoter:  Liam Horan

Company Name:  My Career Scout

Contact Details: 
Tel:  +353 (0) 94 95 42965 / (0) 87 9185 867
Email:   Liam Horan

Description of Company:  Liam Horan is creating an online platform for parents, guidance counsellors and second-level students to put teenagers on the path to career happiness by helping them discover their ideal career.  It is a web-based decision-making tool that allows all involved to collaborate in an intelligent and exploratory manner, with a particular focus on the teen’s skills, interests, academic abilities and behavioural characteristics.  It differs from the current guidance counselling system in schools where cutbacks in guidance hours mean that counsellors simply don’t get the time they would ideally like to spend with each student.

Name of Promoter:  Deborah O’Sullivan

Company Name:  GreenCare

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 83 443 1458
Email:  debzcoyle@yahoo.co.uk

Description of Company:  GreenCare will offer a range of reusable incontinence products to nursing home residents. The products will be collected, laundered offsite and returned ready for reuse.

Name of Promoter:  Gerry Owens

Company Name:  ePond 

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 85 277 0008
Email: gerry.owens@epond.co
Website: www.epond.co

Description of Company:  ePond is a cloud based management system for recruitment professionals, that combines psychology with smart search filtering technology. It allows our customers to easily screen & shortlist candidates that are the ideal functional, positional and cultural fit for their clients.

Name of Promoter:  Johanna Coyne

Company Name:  Express Empire

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 83 45 00025
Email: johanna.coyne@express-empire.com

Description of Company: Express Empire provides an innovative publishing platform for digital content creators like magazine companies and bloggers. The platform enables publishers to centralise their content from different sites on the internet into one platform. It aggregates readership and followers, providing personalised content for readers and turbo boosts readership communities for publishers. Our technology drives a digital revenue strategy for publishers, empowering publishers to achieve the necessary criteria to access premium advertising and work with advertising agencies.

Name of Promoter:  Ciarán Sheridan

Company Name:  Koodots

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 86 8917 989
Email:  ciaran1sheridan@gmail.com
Website:  www.koodots.com (in development)

Description of Company:  Koodots is an online toy retailer, which promotes quality and captivating toys, appropriate to the age and interests of each child.   Koodots provides time-poor mothers with a personalised toy retail experience using predictive analytics and targeted product selection. Koodots optimises social media channels to maximise customer acquisition and retention with its theme-based videos and campaigns.

    

Name of Promoter:  Evy Perez

Company Name:  The Language Mirror

Contact Details:
Phone:  085 7243781
Email:  evyperez@gmail.com
Website:  www.thelanguagemirror.com
Twitter:  @languagemirror

Description of Company:  The Language Mirror is a web-based platform that has the appearance of and operates like a social network for connecting language schools, teachers and students together. It has all the tools to facilitate language teaching and learning.

Name of Promoter:  Kenneth Deery

Company Name:  Protect Your Wealth

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 87 695 0213
Email:  kennethdeery@hotmail.com

Description of Company:  This offering will provide services to individuals and companies who want to protect their assets and their wealth, cost-effectively and with less stress. We will assess what they have, what they spend and recommend steps for better outcomes through a secure online platform, taking the confusion and paperwork out of managing their estates.