The Shortlist for ESB Spark of Genius has been announced!
With applications flooding in from hundreds of startups all over Ireland, Web Summit and ESB are pleased to present the 30 most promising young Irish tech startups of 2013.
Following in the footsteps of previous winners Datahug and SmartThings, the Top 30 will progress to the next stage of the competition at Web Summit where they’ll get the chance to meet 10,000+ of the brightest minds in business and technology from all over the world. At the event, they’ll come face-to-face with our panel of experienced judges that includes Noel Ruane of Polaris Ventures, Sean Blanchfield of Scale Front and John McInernan of ESB.
The shortlisted companies will battle it out against one another in a day of intense pitching, with the overall winner being crowned ‘Ireland’s best startup’ and rewarded with €25,000 + services on Thursday afternoon (31st October) on Web Summit Main Stage.
It’s set to be a tough competition and an exciting few days, and we wish them all the best of luck! If you’d like to be at the Web Summit Main Stage when the winner is announced, you can register here.
ESB Spark of Genius Shortlist 2013:
- Allogen Biotech
- Game Spark Technologies Ltd.
- MMSOFT Design
- Pharmapod Ltd.
- NVMdurance Ltd.
- AdMe Apps Ltd.
- Zinc Software Ltd.
- Sian’s Plan