Propeller Shannon 2018 Alumni Companies

Cohort One



Belgrade, Serbia

Founders: Slobodan Vuckovic & Sonja Ravic

AirDB are addressing the pilot shortage issue in aviation industry – their talent acquisition platform is powered by AI and Machine Learning to match the best talent with their open positions; it streamlines the hiring process including the verification procedures with real-time flight hours tracking.


Madrid, Spain

Founders: Marc Chicarro & Juan Robisco

AVIAZE is smartphone app for General Aviation pilots that turns a smartphone into a connected blackbox. With no mechanical interface with the aircraft, AVIAZE algorithms process and sends in real time GPS data, Engine settings estimations and G's. Not only focused on safety reasons, AVIAZE is creating the first community of GA pilots to share, challenge and gamify the activity of light aviation flying.

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Black Bear Software,

Limerick, Ireland

Founders: Alan Dormer

Black Bear is a software company developing a cloud platform for capturing and analysing IoT sensor data. Tailored for supply chain and asset management systems, we provide insight and transparency for ‘on the ground’ operational processes within the Aviation maintenance, repair, & overhaul (MRO) sector. Our solutions, which include real-time location and conditional monitoring, helps companies to utilize critical assets such as tools, parts, and equipment; increase efficiency, and reduce operational costs.

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Block Aviation,

dublin, Ireland

Founders: John Roberts & Simon Mullaney

Blockaviation’s software is creating the worlds first universal registry for aircraft records. We make these records immutable, searchable and retrievable across industry players and systems. 

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dublin, Ireland

Founders: Gerry Hanratty & Ebad Ali

Staypal help accommodation providers to increase ancillary revenue by making guest services available online 24/7. 

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Frequency, Ireland


Founders: Justin Perry, Darach O'Comhrai & Kris Vansteenkiste

Frequency is a smart device communication system that will replace and augment existing communication tools currently in use in the airline industry by using VoIP technology to extract the benefits and discard the limitations of existing communication methods.

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Quad Optima Analytics

Chicago, US


Founders: Gopal Ranganathan

QUAD Optima provides Advanced Analytics based Predictive  Intelligence. Its Recommended Actions can improve your Revenue Margins by 10%. It enables flawless cross Commercial departmental execution.






Founders: Martin O Regan

InFlightFlix produces premium inflight video destination guides showcasing the top visitor experiences in exciting travel destinations throughout the world. It is the first-of-its-kind inflight destination video guide that cost-effectively connects airline passengers with visitor experience providers at the right stage of the buying process. In 2018 InFlightFlix will launch the Aer Lingus Inflight Video Destination Guide to the Wild Atlantic Way showcasing the top visitor experiences on Aer Lingus seatback screens to reach up to two million transatlantic passengers. To learn more watch the InFlightFlix video at