Pricing Intelligence Firm Profitero Named IBM Global Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012
Dublin-based pricing intelligence firm Profitero has been announced the IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year at the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals in San Francisco, California. Profitero beat off strong competition from almost 1,.000 start-ups from around the globe to win the title. The technology company provides a next-generation pricing intelligence service for retailers and manufacturers.
FeedHenry has recently received TMC’s Product of the Year Award 2010 for Communications Solutions. TMC is one of the largest media companies globally, publishing Internet Telephony, NGN, TMCnet.com and producers of ITEXPO. The award commends FeedHenry for outstanding innovation in its Mobile Enterprise Application Platform, which supports, develops and manages secure mobile apps for businesses. FeedHenry has been growing steadily with clients including 02/Telefonica, Aer Lingus, Irish Life, RTE and Riverdance. Commenting on the award, Cathal McGloin, CEO of FeedHenry said that he is seeing a significant growth in the demand for secure mobile enterprise solutions in the current market. The FeedHenry team has developed an enterprise mobile application platform that means secure mobile apps can be developed in standard web technologies, securely integrated with business systems and then deployed and managed across all major mobile devices. For more information visit: http://feedhenry.com/category/news-and-events/
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, iQuate announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Software Asset Management Innovation Partner of the Year Award.
“iQuate helps Microsoft customers unravel the complexity of their server environments. The challenges presented by the modern data center, with its hybrid fabric of physical, virtual and cloud based infrastructure, has prevented companies extending their SAM best practices to these sensitive, mission critical environments” commented Pat Durkin, iQuate CEO. “We are delighted to receive this recognition of our innovative approach that provides the data needed to drive successful SAM processes in complex, cross-platform environments. Customers finally have the control they need over valuable server-based software environments that are responsible for up to 80% of enterprise software budgets.”
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants worldwide. The Software Asset Management (SAM) Innovation Partner of the Year Award honors a partner who consistently innovates and leverages SAM solutions and services, enabling customers to take advantage of new technologies such as virtualization and cloud computing. This award recognizes iQuate, whose successful innovative solutions, services, and marketing strategies are used to provide outstanding service and results with appropriate supporting customer evidence documentation. (more…)
Calling all Irish Microsoft BizSpark members to participate in the Microsoft WPC Partner of the Year Awards
Deadline 15th April
At Mobile World Congress this week, Tango Telecom won a coveted Global Mobile Award for Best Customer Care and CRM Solution for its iAX™ Dynamic Pricing Service with Airtel Uganda. The deployment was the most successful service ever measured by Airtel with uptake exceeding 65% in the first two months.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Successful innovation is not simply a matter of coming up with great ideas. It is the ability to nurture ideas and make them work that truly distinguishes innovative business success.
The Irish Times and InterTradeIreland invite indigenous and international companies, small, medium or large, and who are operating throughout the island of Ireland, to promote their service, product or operational innovations by entering the second annual Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards, which will be held in March 2011. (more…)
Irish company, Active Mind Technology, who is developing technology in the sports industry aimed at monitoring and improving a golfer’s game, has won the €10,000 top prize in the the SCCUL Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2010.
Based in Galway, Ireland and San Jose, California, Active Mind Technology won the overall award for its imeeGOLF.com product, incorporating a consumer device, an online platform as a service, social media and gaming and location based elements.
Founder and CEO, John McGuire, is presently in Silicon Valley opening an overseas office in the Irish Innovation Center based in San Jose. This location allows McGuire better access to investors and CEO’s of leading companies in the categories of online gaming, mobile payment solutions, search and location based services.
“Brands such as Callaway, Nike and others in the golf industry, alongside high profile investors, recognize that imeeGolf.com is a game changer, we are dragging golf into the 21st century,“ said McGuire. “I respect the traditions and etiquette of golf, but we will be offering a new experience for all that play the sport. Golf will no longer be just a good walked spoilt, there is much more to come!”
From the IrishTimes.com
DUBLIN-BORN CONRAD Burke, who is the founder of the Silicon Valley solar energy company Innovalight, was named Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year at last night’s ceremony.
A Trinity College Dublin physics graduate, Mr Burke founded Innovalight in 2005.
He spent the earlier part of his career working for large multinational organisations in Germany, Japan and the US, where he gained the experience and confidence to start his own venture from scratch.
Accepting his award last night Mr Burke said that he was honoured, shocked and “very, very flattered”. He thanked all of his “great” employees in Silicon Valley.
Innovalight has developed a portfolio of patented technologies and materials that allow crystalline silicon cell manufacturers to produce solar cells with higher conversion efficiencies.
The company has the only known commercial process to retrofit existing cell production lines to boost the performance of solar cells.
Read the full story in the Irish Times
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David DeFilippo, Chief Learning Officer at BNY Mellon Asset Management, was a key speaker at the 2010 Irish Learning Showcase in Dublin, Ireland. (Left, David DeFilippo presents at the Irish Learning Showcase 2010 in Dublin, Ireland.)
David’s presentation on Leadership Development Processes drew great interest and proved to be one of the highlights of the event.
On September 28th, David’s industry expertise was recognized as he received a Learning in Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. He was awarded the gold Global Learning Award for his accomplishments in the global learning category.
A record number of nominations were made for the awards, given at the Chief Learning Officer magazine Symposium at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California.
David will be featured in a special awards supplement in the magazine’s December issue.
For more information on the awards, visit http://www.clomedia.com/awards/.