Two Carlow companies and one from Kilkenny have been shortlisted for the Bank of Ireland startup awards 2016.
133 companies have been shortlisted in total – with 12 award categories.
The shortlist for this years awards have been announced and Carlow and Kilkenny feature heavily.
Tumbledown Media in Carlow are in the Emerging Startup category.
While the other Carlow entrant is ‘Cyc-Lok’ Ltd, and they’re in the Innovative Startup, Service Startup and Sustainable Startup categories.
Meanwhile in Kilkenny, ‘The Clubman’ have been shortlisted for two awards in the Innovative startup and services startup categories.
The awards were established in 2012 to recognise innovative, successful and aspirational Irish start-up companies.
The grand final takes place in the RHA Gallery on Thursday, 16th May.