START-UP NATION: Red Wind Software: Mobile app and gaming company: IT WAS A case of first up, best dressed for mobile app and gaming company Redwind Software. Creators of one of the first games in iPhone’s App Store, the Dublin company’s clients now number Heineken and Elvis
“We’ve known each other since we were three,” explains Conor Winders of his relationship with his Redwind co-founder David McMahon. “We grew up playing computer games in each other’s houses and we thought the next logical step was to make one ourselves.”
When the iPhone App Store launched in 2008, the pair saw their chance. “It made it possible for people like us to put something together and get it out to a mass market,” says Winders.