Limerick firm Cauwill Technologies and Belfast firm SOPHIA Search Ltd were last night [27-11-09] awarded €100,000 in private investment as part of InterTradeIreland’s all-island Seedcorn Business Competition, which was held last night in Dublin. Seedcorn, the largest business competition on the island of Ireland with a €360,000 prize fund, aims to stimulate new start-up activity, accelerate commercial development and create more opportunities for private-equity investment.Details
Cauwill Technologies, a spin-out from University of Limerick, wins the Munster Regional Final.
Cauwill provides software and services to enrich and empower the mobile, web and personal navigation experience.
The main product, PinPoints, solves the problem of describing a location. It has wide application but initially is being targeted at the travel sector, specifically hotel booking engines. In this sector it helps people navigate to the location of their hotel using their mobile phone.Details