OPTIMISE Fund Winners 2012 Case Study

See all of the winners of the 2012 OPTIMISE Fund.

OPTIMISE Fund Winners 2012

In 2012 we increased the number of winners of the OPTIMISE e-Commerce and Website Development Fund from 10 to 15. Each of the 15 winners was provided with practical assistance to begin the process of upgrading their existing online presence to fully featured websites which incorporate e-commerce functionality and other facilities designed to support business development. The winners were comprised of both start-up and established businesses in a diverse range of business sectors.

For full details of all of the winners, along with summaries of how they used the fund please read our breakdown of the Optimise Fund Winners 2012.

The winners of the IEDR’s OPTIMISE e-Commerce and Website Development Fund in 2012 were:

OPTIMISE Winner Business Activity
Catering Equipment Family business based in Waterford who provide equipment for the catering, bar and refrigeration sectors.
IFA Telecom Ltd. Offers products and services such as IT equipment, broadband and mobile phone packages to rural-agri communities and members of the Irish Farmers’ Association.
Waterford Technologies  Provide a data management solution which focuses on the effective management of email and file data to allow organisations to make technical & financial savings while also enabling them to retrieve data for legal/HR/FOI purposes.
Tour America Ireland’s leading North America tour operator providing value holidays to the U.S. for Irish consumers.
Parade Ring An online catalogue for buying and selling thoroughbred racehorses. It helps breeders and trainers buy and sell racehorses in a cost effective and time efficient manner.
Just Dance For over 10 years they have provided a range of dance and fitness courses to adults of all ages and abilities throughout Leinster.
Project 51 Dublin based Irish Design Collective which provides a place to work and sell their products to 22 Irish designers in areas such as fashion, jewellery, millenery, accessories and furniture.
Rossmore Furniture Monaghan based custom made furniture manufacturer that has been in business for over 50 years.
Gaga Baby Ltd Dublin based family-run business which provides baby-wear and gifts based on Irish sporting themes.
Doolin Cave Containing one of the largest stalactites in the Northern Hemisphere, Doolin Cave is a tourist attraction which has been in operation since 2006.
Oideas Gael Donegal based educational company offering courses in the Irish language and culture. Their cultural activity holiday courses include hillwalking, dancing, painting, knitting & weaving, and learning to play the bodhrán.
OPTICKS SB Ltd High quality opticians with two branches in Dublin. Established in 2010 they focus on the quality of the eye test, lenses and the services provided.
Morris Oil Co. Ltd. Suppliers of oil to Home Heating oil market & Agricultural markets in South East of Ireland & in Cork.
Sheridan Insurances Ltd. Wexford based firm, providing insurance and Financial Services to over 15,000 clients across the South East.
Digital Business Services Ltd. Established in 1998 DBSL provides high quality printing in both large and small formats, and installation services.