As part of the City Insights 2019 programme established by Enterprise Ireland, CWSI were named winners at the evening awards ceremony located at Barclays Rise building in London.
Enterprise Ireland (EI) are committed to supporting Irish businesses looking to break into the UK market. Following on from the success of previous City Insights Programmes, the 2019 cohort was open to firms from Fintech, Talent Management, and Digital Technology backgrounds to develop their business ready to hit new markets. The programme included a diverse range of mentors who have a wealth of experience delivering products and services to the UK from Ireland.
Over the course of 100 days starting in March, 10 firms were accepted to participate in the programme. After tenacious engagement from both the mentors and the candidates, CWSI were awarded the accolade of 2019 City Insights Winners. Our goals were to sense check the approach to UK market, identify new partner opportunities and reassess talent identification and acquisition strategy.
Mentor Mike Wilson CEO & Founder at ditto, provided a comprehensive 3 phase plan that was scalable going forward. The outcome of the programme saw CWSI develop a unique go to market strategy created to launch and amplify our UK presence along with a more informed brand positioning.
The impact of the City Insights 2019 programme was positively felt across the whole CWSI business, not limited to just the UK breakthrough strategy. The team’s active commitment in City Insights 2019 supported CWSI’s mission to transform businesses through mobility, with solutions from industry-leading software partners helping clients create real competitive advantage from enterprise mobility strategies.
Ronan Murphy, CEO had this to say “Opportunities like the City Insights Programme don’t come along often and we were extremely grateful for the chance to participate and absolutely honored to win – the quality of the other companies is of the highest calibre and I think everyone involved has exciting times ahead. We want to extend an enormous thank you to Enterprise Ireland and all of our mentors during the process, the experience has been invaluable”
Mike Wilson, mentor to CWSI had this to say about the achievement “Congratulations Ronan, Tom, Paul, Adam and all the CWSI team. It was a pleasure to work with such ambitious, driven and creative people. Delighted that all your hard work in the EI City Insights 2019 program has paid off, and wishing you continued success on CWSI’s mission. To the future!”
Padraic Geraghty remarked on the City Insights “When Enterprise Ireland set out to establish the City Insights Mentoring program our aim was to create a platform for companies to reflect, learn and scale. We were delighted to have 10 companies all embrace this concept and it was fascinating to see each one develop throughout the 100 days. CWSI went above and beyond the brief throughout the whole process and we are delighted to see them crowned City Insight company of the year for 2019. Congratulations to all the team and we are looking forward to following their success”