DIT Hothouse Startups Go Head-to-Head in Enterprise Awards Battle for ?10,000 Funding Prize
Pictured at the shortlist announcement for the 2016 Docklands Innovation Awards with Feargal O'Rourke, PwC Managing Partner (sponsor), second from left are (L-R): Richard Spence, BEUTifi (online marketing platform that connects salons and consumers); Graham Byrne, Your Smile Direct (provides cosmetic dentistry direct to consumers) and Shane Lynn, KillBiller (provides analytics products to the telecommunications industry).They will battle for a €10,000 expansion fund prize and the winner will be announced at an Award Ceremony at PwC on Monday, 7 March 2016.
Three companies, each seeking expansion funding, will battle it out at the Docklands Innovation Enterprise Awards to secure the title of ‘Best Investment Proposal 2016’ and a prize of €10,000. The finalists, all of whom are recent graduates of the Dublin Institute of Technology/IADT New Frontiers Programme, will pitch their investment proposals and be questioned by an experienced panel of judges on their business plans. The Programme since inception has created over 1,450 jobs and attracted over €150 million in external investment. The event is supported by PwC and the Awards Evening will take place on Monday, 7th March at PwC, One Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.