In a pitch on the Entrepreneurship Stage at FutureScope, Bespoke Choice saw off competition from CroíValve, Electrical Analytics and BuyMedia to claim the One2Watch crown. The company was deemed to have best expressed the market need and scalability of its concept by a panel of judges, including Alison Cowzer, RTÉ Dragon’s Den investor.
Joe Healey, Divisional Manager, High Potential Start Up, Enterprise Ireland presented founder, Ronan Kelly with the award. Bespoke Choice will receive a €2,000 cash prize, space in Dublin BIC’s award winning Guinness Enterprise Centre and a range of consultancy services from Dublin BIC to support its growth.
Founded by Cavan brothers, Ronan, Niall and Cillian Kelly, Bespoke Choice is a sales platform that helps venues to increase their annual number of wedding bookings and the average revenue per wedding. Designed and built by wedding planning professionals, the application enables couples to build a unique package via an interactive journey of the services the venue has to offer. Once booked the software uses AI to maximise upsell revenue for the venue, while also ensuring couples have the best wedding they can afford.
Commenting on the win, Ronan Kelly, founder, Bespoke Choice, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to win the One2Watch competition, especially in a year with such strong competition. It’s a very exciting time in the Bespoke Choice journey, as we have just launched our service this week and are seeing a number of high-profile customers already signing up.”
Pictured above: Joe Healy, Divisional Manager, High Potential Start Up, Enterprise Ireland and Ronan Kelly, Managing Director and Founder, Bespoke Choice