ZEEKO PRESS RELEASES

July 2018

Dublin, July 2018. Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, welcomes the Government Action Plan on Online Safety as launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

The Action Plan is centred on five goals to ensure Public Safety Online (i) for all (ii) better supports for citizens (iii) stronger protections for people (iv) influencing national and EU policy (iv) building Government’s understanding of online safety issues. The implementation of the plan is driven by a whole government approach.

January 2018

Dublin, 10th January 2018. A risky form of online behaviour called sexting i.e. the act of exchanging sexually explicit content online in the form of images, videos and text has become a prominent feature of Irish adolescents’ communication.

Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, announced the results of its Secondary School Digital Trend Report, a study aimed at better understanding the current digital trends among teenagers in Ireland. The study surveyed 3,231 secondary school pupils, 1,408 females and 1,823 males from 30 schools.

November 2017

Dublin, 7th November 2017. Zeeko, an Irish EdTech start-up, today announced that it has secured just over €100,000 in funding through the Horizon 2020 SME Innovation Associate Programme

The company is using the funding to launch a new research project, initially involving school children in Ireland, to evaluate the side effects of virtual reality (VR) technology on children’s health.

May 2017

Dublin, 17th May 2017. Today the World Health Organisation has suggested that a dramatic rise in the use of computers and social media is wreaking havoc on the health of young people.

Zeeko, an Irish EdTech start-up which works with parents to teach their children to stay safe online, believes that education is key to internet safety.

January 2017

Dublin, July 2018. Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, welcomes the Government Action Plan on Online Safety as launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

The Action Plan is centred on five goals to ensure Public Safety Online (i) for all (ii) better supports for citizens (iii) stronger protections for people (iv) influencing national and EU policy (iv) building Government’s understanding of online safety issues. The implementation of the plan is driven by a whole government approach.

January 2016

Dublin, 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.

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