New Frontiers participant Flexiwage wins IBYE Waterford Best Start-up

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Pictured is Anthony Cronin

Pictured is Anthony Cronin

A New Frontiers participant Anthony Cronin nabbed the 2017 Ireland Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) ‘Best Start-up’ title in the Waterford final

In the ‘Best Start-up' category, Anthony Cronin was announced as the winner for his business Flexiwage, an employee financial wellness application which offers a great new benefit to employees by empowering them to schedule their income payments to suit their circumstances while at the same time reducing employers costs and increasing cash flow.

The company has in 12 months in existence broken down borders as it expands into the US, Australia, and the UK.

Here Anthony tells how the New Frontiers experience benefited his business.

When did you participate in the New Frontiers Programme? 2017

Did you take part in Phase 1 or Phase 2 or both? 2

Where did your business idea come from? Working in the payroll industry and also from being one of the many people who run out of money in week 3.

How has the New Frontiers Programme helped you to get where you are today? The advice and feedback on the programme was invaluable.

What age were you when you started on the New Frontiers programme? 34

What advice would you give to those considering the New Frontiers programme? It's a great way to kick start your idea.

What's your vision for the business for the future? Moving into international markets.


To find out about participating in New Frontiers at WIT's ArcLabs visit www.wit.ie/newfrontiers


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