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New frontiers entrepreneurs pitch for top start-up award

Posted: 23 January, 2018

Thirty top entrepreneurs participating in the Enterprise Ireland 'New Frontiers' programme will compete on Wednesday for the Lead Entrepreneur Award 2017.

Lead Entrepreneur Award 2017 entrants: {L-R} Breda Keena, Depublish Limited, Ailbhe Keane, Izzy Wheels and Barbara Daish, Sereny Limited

The Lead Entrepreneur Award 2017, sponsored by William Fry, showcases the best entrepreneurial talent in the New Frontiers programme while they compete to impress a panel which includes three of Ireland's top VCs and an audience of 100 high profile guests from across Ireland's start-up scene.

Gavin Davidson, Programme Manager at DIT Hothouse, ‘This year is better than ever with companies competing across big data, agri-tech, fintech and IoT. While the calibre of entrepreneurs has continued to grow with backgrounds ranging from Apple to Microsoft and Facebook – it will make for a tough competition.’

Find out more about the New Frontiers programme here.

Conor Moran, Eskimo Software and Matt Hanbury, Lightly Technologies