Finalists announced for KPMG Global Tech Innovator Ireland 2024

Finalist Mike McGrath representing Kwayga.

The eight shortlisted companies that will go forward and compete in the Ireland final of the KPMG Global Tech Innovator competition 2024 have been announced, with two of the finalists being from Cork and Limerick.

Now in its fourth year, the competition provides a platform to showcase the best of Ireland’s emerging tech innovators across a range of sectors. The finalists were selected after evaluating a high volume of exceptional entries and will pitch their innovations and growth ambitions to an esteemed panel of judges. 

The shortlisted companies offer a diverse range of solutions including a digital consumer research platform, the world’s first electric vehicle charger and heat pump/air conditioning unit in one, AI-driven supplier-sourcing software, remote online notarisation solution, Money Movement platform, an app that helps improve fitness training performance and reduce the risk of injury, fintech and software solutions enabling businesses access and connect multiple data sources to help optimise and grow supply chains.

The eight Ireland finalists for Global Tech Innovator 2024 include Cork-based Kwayga – an AI-driven supplier-sourcing software tailored for European supermarket and food service buying teams in the food and drinks sectors; and Limerick-based WrxFlo, who offer extensive operations experience to solve problems across global supply chains identifying and addressing gaps in both process, data, and system functionality. The other finalists are Bounce Insights (Dublin), Evhacs (Kildare), Legitify (Dublin), NoFrixion (Dublin), Precision Sports Technology (Galway) and Swoop.

The Ireland final will be broadcast on social media and on the KPMG website throughout July and August, and the winner will be announced in early September. The Global Tech Innovator Ireland winner will then compete against tech innovators from 23 countries and jurisdictions in the global final in November.