Always striving to go one step better.
The Company’s team have always strived to create a business of which they can be proud and have received the following awards and industry accolades over the past 3 years:
Kollect was winner of the TechStars Start-up Weekend, where the founders validated their concept of disrupting the entire waste industry when pitching their idea.
Kollect won the National Start-Up Award as Ireland’s Most Innovative Start-up (the National Start-Up Awards are the official partner of the Start-Up Europe Awards).
Having developed their business plan and become investor-ready, Kollect won a regional award in Intertrade Ireland’s Seedcorn competition.
Kollect was selected for Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Competitive Start Fund’ the purpose of which is to accelerate the growth of start-up companies that have the capacity to succeed in global markets by funding them to reach key technical and commercial milestones.
Kollect was accepted into to the Sustainable National Ireland – Climate Kic Accelerator progressing through all 3 Phases of Climate KIC. (EIT Climate-KIC is a European knowledge and innovation community working towards a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society founded on a circular, zero-carbon economy).
Kollect was a national finalist in Google Adopts a Start-Up (a mentoring programme with a mission to accelerate the growth of high-potential Irish start-ups); and latterly, Robbie Skuse represented Kollect in Irelands’ Best Young Entrepreneur competition winning the county (Waterford) and the regional (Munster) awards and coming runner-up in the national competition.