New Frontiers

Innovation Hubs Galway & Mayo

New Frontiers Business Start-up Companies: 2016

Name of Promoter:  Anthony Cahill

Company Name:  Kyzentree Technologies Ltd.

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 87 827 6161
Email:  cahill.anthony@gmail.com
Twitter:  @cahillanthony1
 

Description of Company:  Kyzentree Technologies Ltd. is a technology company that provides software solutions to manufacturers to help them to measure and improve performance across their entire production floor. It is designed to generate more insightful data in real-time, enabling them to manage costs and grow profitability much more effectively than existing solutions.

Name of Promoter:  Fergal O'Connor

Company Name:  Happy Marketing & Media Ltd.

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 1 4433112
Email:  fergal@hmm.ie
Website:  www.hmm.ie
Twitter:  @fergaloconnor

Description of Company:  Happy Marketing & Media is a technology company developing an innovative advertising trading platform - buymedia.ie - that will save time and money for media buyers while making money and time for media sellers.

Name of Promoter:  Nigel Murray

Company Name:  5 Star Labels

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 87 2631474
Email:  nigelmurray35@hotmail.com
Website:  www.5starlabels.com
Twitter:  @5starlabels

Description of Company:  5 Star Labels is a cloud based software that enables registered users to design and instantly print a personalised compliant food label. 5 Star labels specialises in food label compliancy and is designed to be used by all printers.

Name of Promoter:  Anna Downes

Company Name:  ShowHouz

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 872528160
Email:  anna@xposure.ie
Website:  www.xposure.ie
Twitter:  @showhouz

Description of Company:  ShowHouz is a media tech company that harnesses the power of video marketing for the property sector. We work with innovative real estate agents who want to improve their sales & marketing tools, by helping them create effective video property tours that engage buyers more immediately and effectively than still imagery.

Name of Promoter:  Joe Rytis Jankauskas

Company Name:  CareerPal

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 89 4042723
Email:  joe@hosturi.com
Website:  www.careerpal.ie
Twitter:  @CareerPal

Description of Company:  CareerPal is the Airbnb of career services. It is a marketplace linking customers with providers. Need your CV written by an Accountant with particular expertise in the UK tax system? Simply search our database of providers, find the one that best meets your needs, and get the job done. All career services catered for: CVs, LinkedIn profiles, interview training, mock interviews, application forms, job-searching assistance, and much more. www.careerpal.ie

Name of Promoter:  John Sheehan

Company Name:  Plan It Appy

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 85 15 77 203
Email:  info@planitappy.com
Website:  www.planitappy.com
Twitter:  @planitappy

Description of Company:  PlanItAppy is a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution for Health & Fitness operators, which also includes a custom branded mobile app for their members. PlanItAppy manages all aspects of a fitness business including membership, online payment processing, class and Personal Trainer scheduling, booking and reporting, plus online fitness planning management.

Name of Promoter:  Chris Collins

Company Name:  Tweet Eye Ltd.

Contact Details:
Phone:  00 44 78 (0) 1466 2141
Email:  chris.collins@tweet-eye.com
Website:  www.tweet-eye.com
Twitter:  @tweet0eye

Description of Company:  Tweet-Eye.com helps online sellers increase their customer acquisition through social media using the power of picture sharing to reach niche markets. Tweet-Eye.com has become especially popular amongst eBay and Etsy sellers who frequently use it to schedule their picture content to Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest.

Name of Promoter:  Tomás Tierney

Company Name:  Irish Organic Venison

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0)87 2533449
Email:  tomastierney2013@gmail.com

Description of Company:  Organic venison producer, developing a high-protein, healthy snack; consisting of dried organic venison meat.  The target market is the health-conscious millennial.

ABOUT THE PROMOTER:  Tomás Tierney has a degree in economics and maths from NUI Galway, and was a secondary school teacher for 11 years.  Tomás developed an industrial fencing business, while growing and converting the farm business to exclusively organic venison production. He played inter-county gaelic football with Galway and Mayo and is a keen leisure athlete.

Name of Promoter:  Nicola Wall

Company Name:  Afortiori Development 

Contact Details:
Phone:  :+353 (0) 85 1175029
Email:  nicola@aftdev.com
Website:  www.aftdev.com
Twitter:  @PharmDiff

Description of Company:  Afortiori Development is a new clinical trials management company that designs and manages more efficient and cost effective clinical trials.  We provide contract research services to SME biopharma and medical device companies, patient foundations and third level institutions that want to conduct research.

Name of Promoter:  Mark Herrick

Company Name:  Headrite Sports

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 86 6027474
Email:  markherrick_2000@yahoo.com
Twitter:  @MarkHerrick9

Description of Company:  Headrite Sports is developing an innovative training apparatus that increases heading proficiency and decreases head injuries in Football. The training aid is designed to improve players timing at heading and incorporates wearable technology to monitor performance. 
 

Name of Promoter:  Richard McCurry

Company Name:  Newby Chinese

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 85 7444194
Email:  richardmccurry@hotmail.com
Twitter:  @Richardmccurry

Description of Company:  Chinese language e_Learning: Using Animation and mnemonics to become the only company to succesfully deliver both the spoken and the written system of Chinese in a single animated lesson.

Name of Promoter:  Eoin Kennedy

Company Name:  Missing Minutes

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 86 8339540
Email:  eoin@eonkennedy.ie
Website:  www.eoinkennedy.ie
Twitter:  @eoink

Description of Company:  Missing Minutes is a mobile centric time recording, analysis and reporting tool for the professional services industry.   The platform aims to automate time capture and increase billing potential for organisations who sell time.  Missing Minutes is currently in development stage.

Name of Promoter:  Liam Hanley

Company Name:  Yeloblade

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 87 9575949
Email:  yeloblade@gmail.com
Website:  www.yeloblade.com

Description of Company:  Yeloblade’s focus is on a novel micro-wind turbine. This product is unique because it is a wind turbine which can be used in both rural and urban areas.  Its size and other characteristics mean that it does not require planning permission to be installed in most locations.