A County Donegal firm, Cargo Defenders, are producing tools to better secure tractor trailers with curtain sides and/or box trailers. HGV Ireland has an article about the company and their products:
The founders of the company are from Inishowen and received start-up capital and other prizes from The Dragon Factor.
The Dragon Factor, brainchild of the voluntary committee at Craoibhin, was inspired by the success of RTE’s Dragon’s Den. The committee launched this idea earlier this year in hope of injecting new optimism into the local economy, in some small way.Read more about The Dragon Factor at their Web site at:
Inviting the people of Donegal to come forward with their ideas with the prospect of starting their own business, applicants were asked to think about the market they are operating in, who their customers are, how they are going to generate income, what makes them different, what the costs are, both once-off start up costs and first year operational costs and where they want to see their business idea in 12 months time.