Business 100 – 2016

Oisin Hanrahan/Handy

Oisin Hanrahan is the co-founder and CEO of Handy, the on-demand home cleaning and repair service. Prior to Handy, Oisin founded Clearwater Group, a real estate development company in Budapest when he was only 18. From there, he established the Undergraduate Awards, the world’s only pan-discipline awards program. Oisin continued his success in 2009 by co-founding MiCandidate, which has become one of the leading sources for online election information across Europe. Oisin is a native Dubliner and a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, where he received degrees in business and economics.

Oisin ties his successful career and business acumen to his Irish heritage, saying, “Building and fostering relationships is the core of what it means to be Irish. I wouldn’t be where I am today without my experience growing up in Dublin.”

Oisin is also involved with a number of Irish organizations, including the New York Digital Irish. In 2014, Oisin was a candidate for Ireland’s Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. He currently lives in New York, and enjoys traveling, cooking, and snowboarding.