Posts Tagged ‘awards’

Make sure your start-up is nominated for a TechCrunch Europas Award

conor 22nd of October 2010 by conor

The Europas, the TechCrunch Europe Awards 2010 for European tech companies, will be held on November 19 in London. Entrants have been initially populated from their startup database,  Crunchbase, but everyone can vote in all the categories here.

If you want to suggest a company, including your own, that you think should be included, then leave a comment in the relevant category. Unlike many Irish awards, it isn’t pay to play.

This is a really great opportunity to get your start-up some visibility with the heavy hitters in Europe.

Strong Irish Representation in The Europas

conor 25th of June 2009 by conor

The inaugural Techcrunch Europe Award nominees have been announced and there are plenty of Irish companies in there. It’s a public vote, so head on over and keep the flag flying for a lot of great apps and businesses.

The awards are particularly gratifying because there are so many businesses that are new to me in the list. The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Europe. Now if only an Irish VC could dazzle everyone and become worthy to join the 2010 nominees.

The Irish are (and let me know if we’ve missed any):

IIA Award Winners

conor 31st of October 2008 by conor

Fantastic set of winners at last night’s IIA Net Visionary Awards. Well done to all.

They were (in reverse order):

  • Overall Net Visionary: Pat Phelan of MaxRoam
  • Web developer excellence: Jennifer O’Brien of Webtools Software
  • Web design excellence: Karen Hanratty of
  • Social Contribution: Niall Devine of
  • Mobile Internet Innovation: Johnny Beirne of
  • Journalist Award: Marie Boran of Silicon Republic
  • Internet Marketer: Michele Neylon of Blacknight Solutions
  • Internet Entrepreneur: Derek Quinn of
  • Innovation: Niall Devine from
  • Educational Contribution: Paul Whelan for
  • eGovt: Cathy Clarke for
  • Best Use of Social Media: Marcus Mac Innes for
  • Best Online Trader Ireland: Brian Fallon 
  • Best Online Financial Service: Martin O’Leary, RaboDirect
  • Online Exporter: Lulu O’Sullivan
  • Best Online business use of Irish: Niall O’Driscoll, vStream
  • Best Business Podcaster: Alex Gibson for
  • Best Business Blogger: Michele Neylon