Foxframe wins €10k at Docklands Innovation Awards

7 Mar 2011

Digital media company Foxframe has secured the title of ‘Best Investment Proposal for 2011’ and a prize of €10,000 at the 2011 Docklands Innovation Park Enterprise Awards.

Foxframe was founded by Grainne Barron, a media industry professional with more than 15 years of experience in traditional video advertising, production and digital media, coupled with sales management expertise.

Currently part of the Bolton Trust Incubator Programme, Foxframe enables businesses worldwide to create their own professional video ads online using its Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) software application which automates the entire video production and distribution process.

The winner was announced following a question-and-answer session by a panel of judges led by Damien Callaghan, investment director, Intel Capital and chairman of the Advisory Board of Innovation Fund Ireland and his team Brian Caulfield, entrepreneur and partner, DFJ Esprit; Dr Ivan Coulter, founder and CEO, Sigmoid Pharma; and Diane Roberts, national director, Halo Business Angel Network.

Now in their ninth year, the Docklands Innovation Park Enterprise Awards are an initiative of the Bolton Trust and DIT Hothouse, aimed at showcasing the innovative companies emerging from Docklands Innovation Park (DIP) to investors and those with an interest in start-ups.

The 2011 Awards are sponsored by PwC, Ireland’s largest professional services firm, Bolton Trust and Hothouse.

The DIP award winners over the years have seen investment of more than €12m. Winners in previous years have included Sigmoid Pharma, Openplain and Kinesense.

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