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Founder Friday with Maryrose Simpson

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Founder Friday is a FREE Meet-Up for Start-Ups, Founders & Entrepreneurs over drinks & nibbles. It's a chance to finish the week with a few drinks, network with likeminded people & also hear an inspiring chat from an entrepreneur in the Leinster Community. The event is run by the Bank of Ireland in partnership with Wexford County Council. The evening is hosted by Emer Cooney, Community Enterprise Manager from Bank of Ireland, John O'Connor, CEO of the Hatch Lab, and Journalist Brendan Byrne.

This month our guest will be MaryRose Simpson, founder of 'My Ladybug'.

In 2012, Maryrose Simpson graduated with a degree in Graphic Design from Limerick School of Art and Design, with an ambition to start something of her own. Three years later, from her hometown in Stradbally, Co. Laois she launched MyLadyBug, the first online subscription box model for feminine products.

MyLadyBug celebrated four years in business in July 2019 and is currently delivering to over 23 countries worldwide. MyLadyBug was awarded the ‘Best New Business Idea’ title for County Laois in Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition and went on to reach the regional final in the overall national award. In September 2016, MyLadyBug was listed in the Sunday Business Post’s Top 100 Start-ups. Maryrose was also part of he first pilot of ACORNS a new initiative focused on developing the potential of female entrepreneurs living in rural Ireland run by Paula Fitzsimons. Maryrose has recently become the brand Rep for a new brand Flo here in Ireland. Maryrose has ambitious plans for the website and her aim is grow MyLadyBug into a trusted brand that supports women and girls to embrace their bodies and health through inspirational content and expert advice. As well as running her own business - Maryrose works as a Shopify Customer Success Representative helping entrepreneurs worldwide is their businesses. Maryrose has a homegrown spirit of entrepreneurship that developed early while helping run a family business and then pursuing her own entrepreneurial journey with MyLadyBug . It is through the lens of a business owner herself that Maryrose supports Shopify’s vision to make commerce better for everyone.

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