Eamon Keane was named ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ (IBYE) in December 2014. Run by the Irish government’s Local Enterprise Offices and Enterprise Ireland, the IBYE competition attracted over 1,100 entries, with winners sharing a €2 million investment fund. In addition to being overall winner, Eamon took top spot in the Best Start Up Business category after pitching his company to a panel of judges and a crowd of 350 people at Google’s headquarters in the Dublin Docklands. Eamon subsequently became an SME Awareness Ambassador for the “Action Plan for Jobs” launched by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
Xpreso’s solution to the last mile parcel delivery problem proved to be an award winning concept at the 2015 Irish Logistics and Transport Awards, where the company was awarded the “Innovation in Action” award and with Nightline Couriers, the “Client/Supplier Achievement” award