Allan Dixon a business studies student from DCU beat off stiff competition from hundreds of third level students across Ireland with his business proposal ‘EventWolf’ scooping the coveted €10,000 top prize and title of ‘College Entrepreneur of The Year 2009’.
EventWolf is a unique new online social network that takes the idea of YouTube but replaces videos with limitless types of events located on Google’s rich interactive maps. Events will be positions on an interactive map such as music gigs, festivals, house parties, birthdays, an array of sporting events, athletic, ball, motor, extreme, water, meet-ups, food, travel, comedy etc, an endless list of possibilities. Users that register will have a choice on their profile based on whether they are a member of the public or if they would like to list events as an author.
Allan has now gone on to set his product up as a commercial business and has been helpd by Enterprise Ireland to commercilise by attending one of our Enterprise START workshops. He is now a dynamic and budding Entrepreneur!