Ryan Scott, Roman Grogan, and Sam O’Byrne of DropChef. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A shared passion for projects discovered while running DCU’s surf club led Roman Grogan and Ryan Scott to establish DropChef. In the space of a yea(...)

 Carrie Doorley of Queezybags: “Obviously, my long-term goal is to pick up sick all over the world with the Queezybag.”

Carrie Doorley says that the best thing about the success of Queezybags is that it means she is not just some crazy mammy with a silly idea. Sick ba(...)

Mark Browne, founder and managing director of Buska: “I like knowing that the harder I work, the more successful my business is going to be.”

Mark Browne had the idea for Buska when he became frustrated after moving house for the fifth time in four years. “I used to think to myself, there’(...)

 Beats Medical chief executive Ciara Clancy.

Give us your pitch: Why should someone buy one of your products/service? We provide a clinically proven treatment for Parkinson’s disease that allevia(...)

Niamh Fitzsimons: ‘It does not feel like work when you are passionate about what you do’

1 Give us your pitch. Why should someone buy one of your products? Niamh Design Studio produces design-led products, such as framed personalised baby (...)

Paul Moore, founder of Rebel Chilli

Paul Moore and his brother Ken started Rebel Chilli while Paul was studying at UCC. With a love of hot food and passion for good flavour they develop(...)

Brendan Joseph Madden: “I was looking at the way sun dances with water sitting on the edge of Belfast Lough one day. That is when I said I want to make this my product”

Having studied textiles at the National College of Art and Design, Brendan Joseph Madden always wanted to start his own business. Inspired by his gra(...)

Lucinda Kelly, founder of Popertee: ‘The model is really simple. We are trying to make it a three-step-to-pop process where, on our website, you can view, consult with the owners, and book your location straight away’

Lucinda Kelly gained her experience in corporate business, spending several years with Paddy Power before taking the plunge into entrepreneurship. “(...)

Simteractive founder and chief executive  Elaine Reynolds thinks the “very active, very supportive” game development scene in Ireland is growing fast.

An unusually large number of Irish video game start-ups are preparing to go to the most important industry conference in the world, thanks in part to (...)

Melissa Curley: SocialBee is an events catering service

1 Give us your pitch: Why should someone buy one of your products/service? SocialBee is an events catering service, specialising in afternoon tea part(...)