Three Cork Entrepreneurs In The Running For EY Entrepreneur Of The Year
Great news for three entrepreneurs from ‘The People’s Republic’, Frank Madden of Crest Solutions, Sean O’Sullivan of SOSventures, and Nora Twomey of Cartoon Saloon, are all on the final list to win the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015.
In total twenty-four entrepreneurs are vying for the the title of ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year’. The twenty-four finalists combined employ more than 5,000 people and contribute more than €1.4 billion to the economy.
The EY progamme is split into three different categories, Emerging Category, Industry Category, and International Category.
Cartoon Saloon – Nora Twomey, Paul Young, and Tomm Moore are in the Industry Category, while both Crest Solutions – Frank Madden and SOSventures – Sean O’Sullivan are competing in the International category.
SOSventures has funded over 100 startups and currently fund at least 50 startups per year through their accelerator programs.
Crest Solutions is an industry leader in the provision of machine vision solution systems to highly regulated, high-volume manufacturing and packaging environments.
Cartoon Saloon is an Academy Award®-nominated animation studio formed by Paul Young, Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey in 1999.
The winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year will be announced in October.