Wednesday January 29, 2020

Looking for that Spark

Next week, 100 start-ups from around the world will compete for the Spark of Genius award at the Dublin Web Summit. Dick O'Brien takes a look at the Irish line-up.

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John Quigley of Clever Miles. Photo: Andrew Downes

The shortlist has been whittled down from more than 1,000 entries from 36 countries which were received for this year's competition.

The shortlisted firms will pitch to a panel of industry veterans and investors, who will decide which has the most compelling offering.

Irish firms have won the two previous editions of the award. Redeem & Get, which won in 2011, has since secured $1.5 million (€1.2 million) in investment. DataHug, which won in 2010, also went...

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