Posted by KollectIE Admin on 4th Nov 2016
Kollect Best New Start Company In Munster at Seedcorn Competition
Are you a small household that doesn't produce must waste? Are you looking for a reliable and efficient bin collection service that caters for your specific needs? Then Kollect booking engine Company is the solution for you and now the Kollect team are delighted to announce that they have won the title of Best New Start Company In Munster at Seedcorn Competition!
Kollect, a start-up company based in Waterford, is a booking engine for on-demand waste collections. There are no contracts or monthly fees, users simply order as they need their bins collected. This is the ideal alternative for smaller households who don't generate as much rubbish but still have to pay monthly fees regardless of whether a bin is full or not. It is also convenient for those times when you have generated too much rubbish and cannot wait for the next bin collection which could be two weeks away!!
Customers can make a booking online by logging onto kollect.ie, entering their address, selecting which bins need collecting and then make payments securely online. Kollect Bin Company partners with waste collection companies, adding their routes to the online platform, so, when a customer books a collection online, the booking engine simply subcontracts the collection to the next bin truck passing their home.
The company has also established a skip hire service that works through the same system, customers can simply log onto the skip hire section at kollect.ie, choose their location from the drop down menu, choose which size skip they wish to book and pay for the order all within sixty seconds! Kollect can guarantee next day delivery on all skips and they operate this service throughout Ireland.
The Kollect team are working very hard to deliver and improve their services and will soon be operating nationwide. Kollect are very proud to announce that they have been nominated the Best New Start Company at the Munster Final of the 2016 InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition. Through this competition InterTradeIreland are enabling early and new start companies to attract investment for their businesses. Kollect had to overcome some very tough competition in order to win the €20k prize and with these funds Kollect can now evaluate future directions and reconsider how best to deliver their services.
John O Connor, Co-founder of Kollect explains the significance of this prize for the company:
“I am absolutely delighted that Kollect has won the New Start category of the Seedcorn Munster regional final. We have gained so much from this experience so far and it has helped us to improve our offering in so many ways. Participating in Seedcorn allows us to take a step back from the day-to-day operations of the business, to hone our focus on where we want to go. The focus on pitching and setting goals allows us to set out a vision for the future of the company, beyond simply expanding our customer base. Seedcorn offers us so many supports to help get investor and expansion ready.
Kollect will now go on to compete in the all-island final which will be taking place in November and Connor Sweeney, Seedcorn Project Manager, InterTradeIreland states:
“Seedcorn is the largest all-island business competition with a total cash prize fund of €280k and considered the most important barometer for new and emerging companies among the investment and business communities in Ireland.and“I wish to heartily congratulate Kollect on their win today. It is always exciting to work with companies at an early stage in their development.
It is surely exciting times for Kollect who would like to take this opportunity to thank their loyal customers for choosing Kollect and to assure an ever improved and efficient service going into the future. If you would like to sign up with our bin collection service or hire a skip simply log on to kollect.ie or give us a call on +535 (51) 364 495 and one of our friendly staff will be more than happy to help you.