App keeps student unions focused as staff come and go

Cork-based start-up Supp has developed a project management tool to allow student unions and other governing bodies to manage operations more efficiently.

17th January, 2015
App keeps student unions focused as staff come and go

Founder Danny O’Donovan spent two years as student union president at Cork Institute of Technology, and observed first-hand the operational problems facing unions.

The average annual budget for student unions is €350,000, but the yearly election of new officers can lead to wasted time and resources.

“Student unions suffer from weak institutional memory, and it leads to projects losing steam when switching from year to year,” O’Donovan said.

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