There’s just a matter of days to go until the 11th annual Digital DNA where an estimate 2,000 visitors will come together at St George’s Market, Belfast for Northern Ireland’s leading tech and digital event. The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to hear thought-provoking talks from some of the brightest minds in the tech industry and access to workshops and sessions on a wide range of digital and tech-related themes.
In addition, attendees can come along to the upStart startup zone – a dedicated startup space sponsored by Raise Ventures and supported by Tughans and Ulster Bank
The upStart Startup Zone is an integral part of Digital DNA, it’s a space where digital and tech startups from across the island of Ireland showcase their innovative products and services. This year, the 16 startups that will be exhibiting in the startup zone at Digital DNA are:
HeadCoach – a world’s first performance and wellbeing app for sporting organisations to build emotional intelligence skills with their future stars.
Inclutech – a company focused on developing innovative solutions that help bridge the gap between technology and accessibility.
Pocket Angler – a real-time telemetry, fishery management and angler travel portal.
Farming Carbon – a company providing ESG services for businesses, facilitated through local farms.
Genysys Engine – an AI system helping small and micro businesses create and manage their websites.
Data Science Wizard – a startup specialising in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, providing platforms and solutions for leveraging data through AI and advanced analytics.
Myndgard – a digital adjunct which provides therapists with objective data on their patients’ mental health and behaviour.
GetSociable – a one-stop-shop MarTech platform for businesses in the hospitality, leisure, tourism and creative industries.
Music Video Marketplace – a platform enabling musicians to create, market and launch multiple types of video content online in a way that is fast, cost effective and increases song release success rates.
Bowsy – a platform connecting students who are looking to build their skills through relevant remote work experience with small businesses who are struggling to engage with graduate talent.
Future Sustainable Foods – a sustainable food solution for vegan products utilising an eco-innovative method of sourcing food ingredients from environmentally friendly plants and algae that are grown locally.
Prepsheets – a digital recipe management platform that helps hospitality businesses reduce kitchen waste, achieve desired profit margins, ensure accurate allergen information, and can even provide calorie information to customers when necessary.
CYBRISC – a platform to help SMEs understand their cybersecurity risk, using a digital risk assessment to allocate a tailored security score which they can share with their insurer to access fairer priced cyber insurance.
giyst – a video summarization engine that produces automated, edited video summaries using AI and machine learning repurposing content at scale and speed.
Plugable – Airbnb for EV private charging.
SEQO – a continuity platform for the TV and Film Industry.
So, if you’re interested in being inspired by some of the most exciting early-stage tech startups in the region, making new connections and exploring all that the digital and tech ecosystem in NI has to offer, make sure to register for this year’s Digital DNA Belfast and of course visit and support the upStart Showcase area while you are there!