IGNITE Start-Ups

Da Silly Heads - Daniel O'Mahony and Michal Sikora


Da Silly Heads is a forward-thinking social enterprise, aiming to create communities of mental health advocates.


Email: dasillyheads@gmail.com  


Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/da-silly-heads/ 


Refractd - Eoin Buckley and Daniel Keane Kelly

Refractd builds enterprise tools for data privacy and compliance.


Email: eoin@refractd.com 


Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/refractd/ 

Teleatherapy - Clare Meskill

Teleatherapy is a MedTech company that provides voice therapy to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.


Email: clare@teleatherapy.com 


Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claremeskill/ 


Altrufy - John O'Keeffe

Altrufy is building a technology platform for purpose-driven products which empowers people and organisations to support impactful social and environmental causes in new ways, unlocking more opportunities for them to do good


Email: john@altrufy.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-o-keeffe-4242661a9/ 


BuildZon - Monika Wojtek

Buildzon is an Online Building Materials Platform that works with Construction, Fit Out companies and Mechanical & Electrical contractors to enable them to access a network of strong, reliable & experienced suppliers.


Email: monika@buildzon.eu

Website:  www.buildzon.eu

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/buildzon


CHARIOT - Nathan Kirwan


CHARIOT is an inclusive, sustainable, and ethical clothing brand that caters for all, whether you sit or stand.


Email: nathankirwan@hotmail.com 

Website: www.chariotclothing.com 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathan-kirwan/ 


Croía Ireland - Ciara Hennebry

Croía Ireland is the one stop shop for buying irish online.


Email: info@croiaireland.com 

Website: https://croiaireland.com/ 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ciarahennebry/ 


Fem2Fire - Louis Walsh


Fem2Fire is developing a Fire Risk Assessment system to help combat the risk of fires in forested areas.


Email: louiswalshtg@gmail.com 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/louis-walsh


ParaC - Paddy O'Toole


Para C is developing a hiring solution for student interns.


Email: paddyotoole98@gmail.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-o-toole-/  


Preparo - Stephen MacCarthy

Preparo are building an interview training platform to help job seekers prepare for interviews and land their dream job.


Email: stephen.maccarthy0@gmail.com 

Website: https://www.preparo.net/ 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-maccarthy/ 


Simple Scents - Niall Brennan


SimpleScents is a perfume subscription service. 


Email: niall.brennan@mycit.ie 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/niall-brennan-/ 


Spectiv - Conor Kelleher

Spectiv are developing a simple plug-in app for VR content creators to seamlessly create and discover high resolution live immersive videos.


Email: conorkelleher2@gmail.com 

Website: https://specktiv.info/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/conor-kelleher/


Sunny Numbers - Cleidi Hearn

Sunny Numbers is an interactive social learning platform empowering students to learn statistics and data analysis.


Email: cleidihearn@sunnynumbers.com 

Website:  www.sunnynumbers.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cleidihearn/ 

Waking Dreams Media - Luke Murphy

Waking Dreams Media is a video production company that specialises in explainer videos for innovative companies in the Tech, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Science industries.


Email: luke@wakingdreamsmedia.com 

Website: https://www.wakingdreamsmedia.com/ 

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukekmurphy/ 



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