Published on Thursday8thDecember2016

THINKTECH Accelerator Participants Announced


Pictured at Google Headquarters with Minister Coveney are Aoife Corcoran from Spaace Engagers, Marianne Checkley from iScoil, Sean Moynihan, from The alone Platform and Aoibheann O' Brien from Food Cloud Hub

Housing Minister Simon Coveney, at an awards ceremony at Google, announced the four successful not-for-profit projects selected to take part in the first ever THINKTECH Accelerator.

THINKTECH is a collaboration between Social Innovation Fund Ireland and, the philanthropic arm of Google, which invests in teams with bold ideas that create lasting impact. made a €500,000 donation to the project, which was match funded by the Government.


The THINKTECH project enables non-profit social innovations to grow their ideas for a better Ireland, by accessing supports similar to those provided by venture capital companies to commercial enterprises.