Enterprise Ireland launch the Founder of the Year Award 2017

17th May 2017

HPSU Founder of the Year

L-R: at the launch of the Enterprise Ireland Founder of the Year 2017 Awards are judging panel-Kevin Foley, Partner, Grant Thornton, John Purdy, CEO, Ergo, Colin Goulding, Director, Google Customer Experience, and Joe Healy, Director, High Potential Start-Ups, Enterprise Ireland.

Enterprise Ireland today launched the High Potential Start-Up (HPSU) Founder of Year Award 2017. The overall winner will be announced at an awards ceremony supported by Grant Thornton which will take place on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin 1. Nine start-ups have been nominated by their peers for this year’s Founder of Year Award. Nominees include Immersive VR Education; Hub Controls; SalesOptimize, Clubstohire.com; Future Ticketing; Solar Adtek; SiriusXT; Feedpods and TVadSync. 

The Founder of the Year award forms an important element of the HPSU Founders Forum. Enterprise Ireland created the HPSUFounders Forum in 2015 and currently there are over 100 participants from a variety of sectors including software, medical devices, food, engineering and construction. The objective of the Forum is to provide a platform for founders to help founders succeed internationally and scale faster. 

ENDS

 

For further information:

Conor O'Donovan

Enterprise Ireland

Conor O'Donovan

+353 1 7272912

+353 87 9671342

Nicola Corboy

Enterprise Ireland

Nicola Corboy

+353 1 727 2973

+353 86 0210114