Best Start Up Business Award



Award sponsored by
South West College Innotech Centre

Support your favourite nominee to create additional awareness of their nomination and highlight their business success. Vote by clicking on the relevant option below (scroll down to the bottom of the page) and then click ‘vote’. One vote per IP address. Closing date for votes: 10am, Tuesday 7th October.  Please note: voting does not determine the overall winner.


Hybrid Mail Solutions

Established in 2012, Hybrid Mail Solutions reduces mailing costs for businesses by delivering new and innovative print and mail solutions.

Since opening, the company has grown substantially by increasing UK based business and their International presence. This growth has been boosted by the Director’s proactive approach, which ultimately secured the company’s place on the prestigious Invest Northern Ireland Propel Programme.

RTE’s Dragons Den also identified the huge potential on offer with the company securing investment from Barry O’Sullivan.


EcoErne Consulting

Formed in January 2013, EcoErne Consulting offers a complete renewable solution for domestic and commercial heating needs, in order to maximise the customer’s energy savings. The company has established itself as one of the leading consultancy firms for renewables in Northern Ireland.

Company founder, Denzil Cluff, is the only fully accredited trainer on Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) in Northern Ireland and has plans to develop this in the future – this includes a target of 30 companies to be fully trained for MCS before the end of 2014 with 25% already achieved.


O’Neill Communications

Established in 2013, O‘Neill Communications provides an end to end telematics installation and monitoring service to the motor insurance industry and large fleet vehicle operators. The innovative service entails the installation of a camera and tracking device in vehicles, centrally monitored, culminating in an evidence recovery procedure being activated in the event of an accident.

Established in Erne House with the option of facilitating up to 30 employees, anticipated sales growth will be exceeded through export to continental Europe, North America, Australia and South Africa.


Utter Digital

Utter Digital provides digital marketing services and primarily specialises in social media marketing, SEO (search engine optimisation) and content marketing. Set up in April 2013 by Aine Bermingham, a chartered marketeer, the business has been operating with clients across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

This year new business has been secured in both the Northern and Southern markets, resulting in exceeding the business plan’s goals for number of secured clients in year 1 (exceeded by 13%), with turnover exceeded by 8% on plan.

Vote for your favourite nominee by clicking on the relevant option below and then click vote.
One vote per IP address. Closing date for votes: 10am, Tuesday 7th October