NovaUCD CCDP Runner Up.

For the last 9 months the bettie team, Ben Arent and Zoran Škrba have been taking part in a university campus company development program.

The aim of the CCDP is to assist academic and research entrepreneurs in the establishment and development of knowledge-intensive enterprises to commercialise the output of their research and innovative ideas. The Programme helps participants in defining and developing their innovative ideas and preparing a detailed business plan.

The CCDP allowed us to develop our business plan, and route to market. We presented to a full house at the CCDP final on the 16th of November.  We had 10 min to present and even got to fit in a live working demo.

bettie CCDP Runner Up

By completing the CCDP we have a strong  plan for the next 6 months, and hope to be posting our updates here.

bettie interviewed on Today Fm

We would like to thank Miceal Whelan for getting us a spot on the Sunday Business Show, 15th November.  This is Zorans first live radio experience, he did a great job.

Zoran talking about bettie on TodayFm.

bettie in the studio

Zoran on Today FM Business Show

eComm bettie: October 28th Amsterdam

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We successfully completed our presentation at eComm Europe.  We presented the whole design process, from the concept brief to the final product. We got a demo during lunch showing off our new demo that integrated facebook and twitter.   We have meet a lot of interesting telco people, and are thank Lee for letting us come and present. We shall be posting our press as it comes in.

Ecomm – bettie demo and presentation

We are proud to be presenting at Ecomm on the 28th of October.   We shall be presenting on the 28th and will covering the design process and unveiling the latest iteration of bettie.

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The world is ageing, and there is a growing demographic who aren’t connected to the internet. Bettie is a new product designed to allow non connected older adults connect with there children and grandchildren. The product enables a complete out of the box experience that negates the current pain of getting online. From creating a product with embedded connectivity to create a new tangible interface to make the device more accessible. The project has been developed by Ben Arent as part of his undergrad degree , and re-developed while working developing technology for independent living at the TRIL centre.

We welcome your feedback and are privileged to talk at the event.