Dublin City LEO Details €240,000 Grants

17 Dec 2018 | 12.42 pm

Dublin City LEO Details €240,000 Grants

14 startups will benefit from the funding

17 Dec 2018 | 12.42 pm

Dublin City Local Enterprise Office is finishing 2018 with a flurry of funding for 14 SMEs. The LEO this week announced funding of nearly €240,000 to be distributed to the 14 Dublin city-based small businesses and startups, who employ 15 people between them.

The funding amounts awarded range from €1,000 to €35,000, said Dublin City LEO’s Greg Swift. “It will support companies by helping them build their staff teams, expand into new markets and move from early-growth stage to high-potential startups.

“The companies we’re supporting range from a design studio developing an augmented reality children’s book and app highlighting farm dangers, a pizza company making sourdough bases and authentic Italian pizza sauces, to a training school for cosmetic procedures.”

The companies supported include:

Symmetry Solutions, a privacy and data protection management software company
Xtract360, an online insurance claims platform
Fifty-Three Six Media, a sports marketing agency
Change Donations, an online fundraising platform for charities and non-profits
Emerald Green Baby, an e-commerce platform for online retail sales in China
Sorrento Pizza, a food producer making pizza bases and sauces
Gigable, a mobile platform matching available workers to available jobs
Dragonflick, an online platform for multimedia asset management
Olytico, a social media monitoring and analysis agency
Wunderfloor, a residential and commercial heating solutions company
Flutter Tree, which creates handcrafted gifts
Estivus, a digital platform enabling SMEs to promote and manage their online presence
Little Red Design Studio, a design studio teaching practical lessons to children
Kieron Men, who is developing a medical training device
Cosmed Aesthetic Training Academy, training school for cosmetic procedures.

 

Photo: Giorgio Lisi (left) and Stephen Carr of Sorrento Pizza. (Pic: Marc O’Sullivan)

 

 

 

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