easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-loannou congratulates Connor McCann on his award and welcomes him to the easyGroup
Omagh business man wins “easy start-up entrepreneur” award
Local business man Connor McCann from Omagh, Northern Ireland joins
the easyGroup family of brands.
His business start-up has been successfully selected for this prestigious
award which was presented to him personally by Sir Stelios, the founder
of easyjet and owner of the easy brand. The presentation of the “easy
start-up entrepreneurs 2017” award was held at the Museum of Brands
in Notting Hill, London on the 18th May 2017.
The deserving winner entered the competition through the easyGroup
Facebook page and was shortlisted to pitch his business idea to a
panel of judges in London.
Connor presented his business idea easyConveyance.com which will
provide an online transaction platform to facilitate tracking, communication
and transparency of the conveyance process between seller, purchaser
and their respective solicitors in the sale or purchase of property.
A dashboard will provide end to end case visibility, supported by email
and text updates to each party at all key milestones of the conveyance.
Speaking with Connor on his achievement he said “Winning this Award
is a huge recognition of what started as an idea is going to become a
reality. I am very grateful to Sir Stelios and the easyGroup for having the
faith in me and look forward to our new venture together. To become a
member of the easy family of brands is both an honour and a privilege.”
He said “Buying a home is often the single biggest financial commitment
someone can make. It is renowned for being a stressful experience,
exacerbated by a complicated and unpredictable buying and selling
process. Estate agents and the marketing of property have moved online
via property portals, which have changed the landscape of estate agency
by providing an easier and more convenient 24/7 market place.
The easyConveyance website will provide the legal profession
with a platform to conduct property transactions online. By doing so they
will be able to provide a more collaborative and streamlined model leading
to a better customer experience.”
Continuing he said “I am very excited about working with the easyGroup.
The easy brand is a household brand not only in the U.K. but throughout
Europe. This level of recognition will provide easyConveyance with instant
Connor is not a novice to setting up successful businesses, in 2001 he
established Omarentals, who are the recognised leader within property
lettings and management sector in Omagh and Co Tyrone. Omarentals
have been providing their services to a diverse range of landlords for
over 16 years and lead the way with the latest technologies and
online facilities for both landlords and tenants.