Urbo Comes Out on Top to Win “Best Company” Award

November 21, 2017 - Less than a minute read

With over 40 companies involved and a €100,000 prize fund at stake, it was all down to one of Urbo’s co-founders Brian McGovern to deliver “the €100,000 pitch”. Despite an extremely high level of competition coming from Ireland’s ever booming high-growth companies, it was Urbo who took the plaudits.

David McWilliams kicking off proceedings

The event itself was part of a larger event called Kilkenomics, hosted in its namesake Kilkenny, the event sees an unusual but brilliant mixture of comedy and economics. The host of the event was famed Irish economist David McWilliams, with the judging committee headed by Mike Driver, Chairman of Convex Capital.