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The app was developed and released by the due date but remained as side project until 2011, when Mr FitzGerald decided that his company should quit providing ecommerce services and work full time on OnePageCRM."The app was out there, we had good feedback and people were paying for it, but it had just a fraction of the features it needed," says Mr FitzGerald.Isuzu Auto Parts "During this initial stage, we had won the Best New Web Application in the Irish Web Awards."In 2011, Mr FitzGerald enrolled in Enterprise Ireland's Internet Growth Alliance Programme and the following year secured €50,000 in competitive start-up funding to add the features the app needed.Last year, OnePageCRM took part in Enterprise Ireland's high-potential start-up programme and raised €575,000 in funding from private investors and Enterprise Ireland.
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