CheckVentory win at the Docklands Innovations Awards!

Date: 12/03/15

Minister Simon Harris with PwC presenting cheque to Adrian - Docklands Innovation Awards 11032015

CheckVentory, a startup based at the Media Cube, IADT  in Dún Laoghaire has won the ‘Best Investment Proposal 2015’ and a prize of €10,000 at the Docklands Innovation Awards.

The Docklands Innovation Awards  are sponsored by PwC, Docklands Innovation and DIT Hothouse. Adrian Walsh, the CEO of CheckVentory made his winning pitch at the PwC offices on 11 March 2015, competing against Artomatrix, an early-stage company that develops art tools, for the video game and animation industries and FenestraPro, who provide a software tool which optimises the design of non-domestic building façades.  CheckVentory have developed a cloud based risk management technology platform  that streamlines the audit process in the automotive sector.

The company is currently working with 11 customers in Ireland and plans to expand to the UK by the end of 2015.

CheckVentory is a graduate company from the 2014 Enterprise Ireland’s New Frontiers programme for entrepreneurs, that is delivered by the Media Cube, IADT and DIT Hothouse. The company has also been supported by the Local Enterprise Board, Dun Laoghaire and  has secured an investment of €50,000 from Enterprise Ireland’s Competitive Start Fund.

Adrian Walsh commented ‘It has been an incredible night and a real honour to win the ‘Best Investment Proposal’. I would like thank my incredible team for their hard work over the last twelve months and Enterprise Ireland, DIT Hothouse and Media Cube, IADT for the support I received. I would recommend the New Frontiers programme to  anyone thinking of starting their own business.’