Version 1 launched
Tech Team on board
Marketing Head taken on board
AboutOur software allows brands everywhere to easily create and share their own exciting quizzes, with potentially massive reach on social.
Funds raised to date
Quiz Wizards was founded by Rory McEvoy, a CIMA qualified accountant. Rory brings strong financial, organisational and project management skills to the business. Having worked in Finance and Systems implementation roles within Green Isle Foods, Greencore and most recently United Drug from 2006 to 2014. Between 2014 and early 2017, Rory successfully developed and sold his Award winning Twiznight company. He received backing and funding from Enterprise Ireland, Local Enterprise Office, Bank of Ireland, was accepted on the EI New Frontiers programme and also successfully raised private external investment. Within 6 months of leaving behind his senior position in United Drug, Rory was gaining strong market validation by winning a Digital Media Award and Bank of Ireland Start-up of the Year finalist. Rory has gained primary market experience in this area, a large network of marketing connections in Ireland and the UK, who are ready to start using the Quiz Wizards platform once its launched in July. He has the savvy to build a market fit product that is already being pitched to some internationally recognised brand names.
Head of Marketing
Rory is joined by Tony McCarthy as Chief Marketing Officer. Tony has over 3 decades of online and offline marketing experience and is regularly asked to speak at marketing events in Ireland, the UK and the US. Tony has a strong track record in brand engagement, brand awareness and community for brands. By combining social media and mobile he has helped brands get in front of their market.
Head of IT
Noel Guinane is MD of Blood & Treasures, our technology partner. Noel's team, who are based out of New York, is project managing the development of the Quiz Wizards platform and is key advisor on the technology road-map and is 'our ears on the ground' in the US. Noel has 15 years experience in the software industry developing business applications, consumer applications and cloud-based solutions.
David Jennings, an experienced angel investor based in Bantry, Co Cork, has helped us raise early round funding, which is enabling us to bring version 1 of the Quiz Wizards platform to market.