Archive for May, 2009

iQ Prize – judges announced, 63 entries so far – €10k up for grabs

admin 6th of May 2009 by admin

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We’ve mentioned before the iQPrize – created by Dublin internet consultancy iQ Content.

Today they announced the panel of judges for its internet start-up competition, the iQ Prize. Global heavyweights Google, Microsoft and Facebook are all represented on the judging panel, alongside local internet heroes Daft, Statcounter and Loudervoice.

With 6 days to go to the deadline, 63 entries have already been submitted.

The judges are:

· Aodhan Cullen, founder & CEO, StatCounter

· Colm Long, Head of Online Operations (EMEA), Facebook

· Conor O’Neill, co-founder & CEO, LouderVoice

· Eamonn Fallon, co-founder & CEO, Daft.ie

· Gail Power, Senior Manager, Google

· Martha Rotter, Internet Evangelist, Microsoft

iQ Content Managing Director Morgan McKeagney will also sit on the panel, but in a non-executive capacity.

The iQ Prize is an open competition for the best business plan for an internet start-up, with a no-strings-attached grand prize of 10,000 euro. Potential applicants still have until May 12th (6 days and counting!) to send in a brief 5-page business plan to show that they have what it takes to turn their idea into a great online business.

Shortlisted applicants will then be asked to present their business plans in person to the judging panel. The winner will be announced at an event in Dublin in early July.

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Look and Taste launches iPhone application

admin 1st of May 2009 by admin

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Look and Taste have launched a cool iPhone application [Full version at £5.99 and a Free Lite version]

Check the video here

Edenbee launches Facebook application

admin 1st of May 2009 by admin

On Earth Day April 22nd – Edenbee released a new Facebook application whereby users set, adopt and share goals for a more sustainable life.

To assist Edenbee provides a product or service to assist them with that goal. If they follow through on suggestion Edenbee donates 50% of the transaction fee to an NGO of their choice. The NGO’s that we are promoting address the policy areas of Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Climate Change, Equality and Poverty

Edenbee are active in both UK and US with companies like The Ethical Superstore, Good Energy, Eco-tricity, Howies and many more signing up alongside major NGO’s such as WWF, Greenp International and Oxfam

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You can access the facebook app at http://apps.facebook.com/edenbee