Galway tech startup FeelsRight has been listed by Silicon Republic in their top 20 Start-up of the Week series, as the ones tipped for great things in 2015.
FeelsRight (formerly Mission Possible ) is a reward and recognition SAAS platform which works with companies to improve and enhance their health and wellness offering to employees.
“(We are ) harnessing peer-to-peer communities to create not only happier, more productive and engaged staff, but to also drive local economy for SMEs,” explained Mission Possible’s CEO and founder Tara Dalrymple.
“It’s there for companies to buy credit for their staff to have personal tasks completed for them while they are working, such as cleaning, dog walking, food shopping, errand running, sourcing trusted tradespeople, waiting in for deliveries and more,” Ms Dalrymple added.
“We believe that the current job market is inflexible; we will be getting local communities to undertake projects and by doing so create liquidity in the job market and get people working.”
Speaking about being a woman in tech, Ms Dalrymple said: “Women continue to represent less than 20 per cent of all physicists, engineers and IT professionals. Encouraging girls and women to consider STEM and providing role models and mentors are just the first steps toward changing this. Our goal must be to create an inclusive STEM culture – beginning with noticing and challenging gender and other stereotypes, and under-representation, wherever we are.”