ZEEKO Achieves Crowdfunding Target in First Week

Dublin, Ireland 8th January 2016, Zeeko, an Irish Start-Up based at Nova UCD which works to educate parents and teachers to teach their children to stay safe online, today, Friday, 8th January 2016 announced the successful completion of the crowdfunding campaign it launched earlier this week.

Joe Kenny ,founder of Zeeko commented: “While our fundraising target was a nominal €5,000.00, that we have achieved our goal in three days, is indicative of the demand from parents and educators for information in this area. In 2016, we will be continuing our programme of in-school education seminars for parents as well as updating the Digital Trend Report which we also launched earlier this week. We would like to thank all of those who contributed to our crowdfunding campaign.”

The funds raised will enable Zeeko to publish the Zeeko Internet Safety Guide and put a digital copy into every Primary School in Ireland.

Information on the crowdfunding campaign is available on www.kikcstarter.com/Zeeko

ENDS

8rd January, 2016

For further information contact

Joe Kenny, NovaUCD, Founder and CEO at Zeeko, t: +353 01 531 2612, e: joe@zeeko.ie

Further information is available on Zeeko.ie

Editor Notes

Zeeko, an Enterprise Ireland high-potential start-up (HPSU), is headquartered at NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs at University College Dublin. The company is founded by Joe Kenny in 2013. Zeeko works with parents, teachers and children to promote digital health and internet safety among primary and secondary school children. www.zeeko.ie

At NovaUCD, the hub for new ventures and entrepreneurs at University College Dublin, we nurture and support new high-tech and knowledge-intensive companies as part of UCD’s mission. At NovaUCD we provide purpose-built, state-of-the-art incubation facilities alongside a comprehensive business support programme for client companies such as Zeeko. NovaUCD has been funded through a unique public-private partnership that includes AIB Bank, Arthur Cox, Deloitte, Enterprise Ireland, Ericsson, Goodbody Stockbrokers, UCD and Xilinx. Nova UCD