Award Ceremony – 30th Nov 2023

National
Startup Awards

* Submission closing date: Nov 1st @ 11.59 PM

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30th Nov.
2023
Dublin's
City Hall

Celebrating Innovation in every Industry

Startups

Key Dates

sizewise
Alan Power, CEO - SizeWise

Winning Gold at the National Startup Awards has been a real boost for SizeWise and a great validation for the work we are doing in supporting retailers and brands in the children’s footwear industry. SizeWise enables customers to easily size and fit footwear from home using their mobile devices…

Alan Power
Alan PowerCEO, SizeWise
Winning Gold at the National Startup Awards has been a real boost for SizeWise and a great validation for the work we are doing in supporting retailers and brands in the children’s footwear industry. SizeWise enables customers to easily size and fit footwear from home using their mobile devices...
Nicolas Moreno de Palma
Nicolas Moreno de PalmaCCO, Volograms
The National Startup Awards provided us with great visibility across the Irish ecosystem. While participating in other awards is cumbersome and time-consuming, the National Startup Awards process is straightforward and fun! Also, it was very enjoyable to attend the gala locally with some of our colleagues who normally can't attend these occasions.
Gráinne Mullins
Gráinne MullinsCEO, Grá Chocolates
I was so honoured to have participated in The National Startup Awards. Having the opportunity to pitch in front of industry leaders was an incredible way to build confidence in my pitch. To have won my category was such a shock, but it really gave incredible credibility to Grá Chocolates and the hard work we have put in over the past 3 years!
Barry McCann
Barry McCannCEO, NUA Surgical
Winning the MedTech category, followed by overall ‘Grand Prix’ Start-Up of the Year 2022, was a testament to the hard work going in over the past five years, particularly from our founders and all those who are supporting us on this journey. The expert judges identified our novel technology as answering a global unmet clinical need and recognised the market opportunity...

Our Judges

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Stephen Dillon
startup.ie | Startup Awards
michael odea
Michael ODea
Enterprise Ireland
dr rosalind beere
Dr Rosalind Beere
Furthr
des mccarthy
Des McCarthy
Microfinance Ireland
anne marie turley
Anna-Marie Turley
Enterprise Ireland

Our Partners

Ireland's brightest and boldest startups will take centre stage at the 2023 National Startup Awards this November.

Now in its 12th year, the competition promises to be bigger and better than ever. Which early-stage companies will come out on top and take home the coveted prizes?
* Submission closing date: Oct 26th @ 11.59 PM

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