Sonru wins the Bank of Ireland/South East BIC Bright Ideas Challenge
Sonru was announced as the winner of the Bank of Ireland/South East BIC Bright Ideas Challenge held in the Woodlands Hotel, Waterford on October 14th.
The Bright Ideas Challenge is open to all start-ups, SMEs, sole traders or social enterprises considered to be an innovative product or service; an exciting export opportunity; a company with high growth potential; a strong management team.
Edward Hendrick, Founder of Sonru, commenting on the win said “We are delighted to win the Bright Ideas Challenge. There was some very tough competition but we highlighted the scalability of Sonru as an online video tool with huge international potential.” Sonru’s recently appointed CEO, Fergal O’Byrne added, “Winning this award is a validation of our business model, our ambitious growth plans and the potential Sonru has to become a major player in the online video space.”
The judging panel comprised representatives from South East BIC, Bank of Ireland and Seán Gallagher of RTE’s Dragon’s Den. Commenting on the win Aidan Shine, Assistant CEO of South East BIC said “This is the second year of the Bright Ideas, and once again, we were delighted with the high quality of companies entering the competition across the South East. Sonru were very worthy winners and South East BIC is looking forward to assisting them achieve their future growth plans.”
About Sonru (www.sonru.com)
Sonru is an automated online video tool. It has applications within the Recruitment, Education, Training and CRM sectors. The tool can be used anywhere that remote video can bring efficiencies to a business process.