New Frontiers

Innovation Hubs Galway & Mayo

New Frontiers Business Start-up Companies: 2018

Name of Promoter:  Alan Preims

Company Name:  Sonic Hooks

Contact Details:
Email:  alan@sonichooks.com

Description of Company:  Sonic Hooks is a company that creates editable music soundtrack kits for indie game developers and visual creators, providing easy access to premium soundscapes for their games and videos, at an affordable price.

Name of Promoter:  Jipe Kelly

Company Name:  Admission Wahala

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 87 2164787
Email:  international@admissionwahala.com
Website:  www.admissionwahala.com

Description of Company:  Admission Wahala is a platform that matches prospective international students with authentic, impartial and elite opportunities offered by reputable foreign universities based on student’s study-abroad interest, needs, preferences and goals.

Name of Promoter:  Kieran Barry

Company Name:  SealSpear Technologies Ltd.

Contact Details:
Email:  kbarry@sealspeartechnologies.com
Website:  www.sealspeartechnologies.com

Description of Company:  SealSpear Technologies Ltd. develops, designs and installs air lubrication systems for large seagoing vessels. This unique approach reduces the frictional drag force on marine vessels which dramatically reduces ship fuel consumption, the release of associated emissions to atmosphere and ship operational spend on expensive marine fuels.

Name of Promoter:  Róisín Kelly

Company Name:  NetCred Kids

Contact Details:
Email:  info@netcredkids.com
Website:  www.netcredkids.com

Description of Company:  NetCred Kids is a game-based learning technology that teaches children about internet safety. It is designed to help parents and schools to equip young children with the knowledge and skills to stay safe online. The software is available on iOS and Android mobile platforms.

Name of Promoter:  Gerard Keane

Company Name:  SMT Technologies

Contact Details:  
Phone:  +353 (0) 91 394148   +353 (0) 86 8329781
Email:  gerard@smt.ie

Description of Company:  SMT Technologies provides specialist Risk Management services to public and private organisations. At the heart of our solution is cloud software designed specifically around risk associated with human resources within the company.

Name of Promoter:  Maneesh Kaushik

Company Name:  IreHub Technology Ltd.

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0) 89 9729727 
Email:  info@irehub.com
Website:  www.irehub.com

Description of Company:  IreHub provides AI based Heart Monitoring system using easy to wear wrist device.

Name of Promoter:  David McIntyre

Company Name:  DMC Design

Contact Details:
Phone:  +353 (0)86 1729110
Email:  david@dmc-design.ie
Website:  www.cubbiebooth.com

Company Description:  DMC-Design’s new product the Cubbie Booth offers a more accessible solution to those suffering with a Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). It uniquely offers a multi-sensory space to both children and adults and has the ability to transform to the individual needs of each user. Our system delivers a Total Sensory Management System to both those that suffer from SPD and to those that care for them.

Name of Promoter:  Ferdia Kenny

Company Name:  Placemate

Contact Details:
Email:  support@placemate.ie
Website:  www.placemate.ie

Description of Company:  Placemate provides companies with a set of online, early stage talent acquisition tools that make it easier to source interns and graduate employees quickly and cost effectively.  It uses psychological factors to identify performance indicators and “cultural fit” in potential candidates and suggests matches on that basis.

Name of Promoter:  Francis Bonner

Company Name:  Kaffa

Contact Details:
Phone: +353 (0) 89-4488093, +353 (0) 87-9183385
Email:  kaffaballina@gmail.com
Twitter:  @BallinaKaffa

Description of Company:  Kaffa is a coffee roasting business that infuses legal cannabis oils into coffee beans during the roasting process. Our product Well Bean is designed to taste delicious while reducing fatigue, chronic pain and easing stress. Well Bean coffee is available in retail stores, coffee outlets and online.

Name of Promoter:  Mark Basquille

Company Name:  Origin Wild

Contact Details:
Email:  info@originwild.ie
Website: www.originwild.ie

Description of Company:  Origin Wild is developing a natural sports nutrition brand using Irish indigenous ingredients. Its first product is a grass fed bone broth sports supplement made using premium Irish beef.