Three Wexford companies on start-up awards shortlist
Published 21/05/2016 | 00:00
three Wexford companies have been shorlisted out of a 192-strong line-up for the Bank of Ireland Startup Awards 2016 national final in The RHA Gallery, in Dublin, on Thursday, 26 May.
The local companies and their categories are:
* Home or Craft Based Startup, Product Startup & Retail/Franchise Startup: Willow Cottage Ltd.
* Retail/Franchise Startup: Natural Health Store Ltd
* Service Startup: MakeMyWill Solicitors
On the night, awards will be presented to gold, silver and bronze winners across ten categories along with, the 'Startup Hero Award' and the 'Grand Prix - Startup of the Year Award'.
Established in 2012, the Startup Awards recognise innovative, successful and aspirational Irish start-up companies who have launched their businesses in the last three years. The initiative recognises and rewards Irish startups for their success in business across a range of sectors including sustainability, digital, food and drink, retail and technology.
Stephen Dillon, Founder of Startups.ie said, 'We would like to congratulate all the shortlisted companies for making it to this stage of the competition and to wish them the very best of luck on the rest of this exciting journey. The Startup Awards more than anything else are here to offer encouragement and support to entrepreneurs who are working hard and innovating to build businesses that will ultimately create employment and benefit the greater economy. The Startup Awards are run by Startups.ie, in partnership with Bank of Ireland.