Kilkenny entrepreneur takes top innovation award at Ploughing Championship
By COLIN BARTLEY
THE young Kilkenny man behind an exciting start-up has been rewarded for his innovation at this year’s National Ploughing Championship.
Michael Elliott, founder of Reave Technology, has won the Young Innovator of the Year Award at the Enterprise Ireland Arena.
The former Kilkenny College student, who’s start-up Reave Technologies is based in Ballyragget, said he is delighted to have the opportunity to showcase their product at the Ploughing Championships – and to the global market.
Reave Technology creates tailor-made software packages to help small businesses, startups and agri companies to manage data.
Reave Technology packages are currently only available online, but they are currently in the process of developing an app to make their systems even more accessible.
PHOTO: Michael Elliott recieves his award from Anna May McHugh, Managing Director of the National Ploughing Association, Business Minister Heather Humphreys and Stephen Creaner, Executive Director of Enterprise Ireland