Startup Ballymun – Export to grow

 In Business, Networking Events

Startup Ballymun hosted its Export to Grow event in the Ballymun Civic Centre. There was a line up of great speakers including our very own Eoin Murray representing B4b.

This was a free event for businesses in and around the area and there was plenty to take advantage of:


There was a very strong panel of speakers. Sharing their inspiring stories and lessons learnt. The talented line up featured – Sam Kelly Tweeting Goddess and of the Women’s Inspire Network,  Noreen Doyle co-founder and CEO of award-winning the Irish Biltong CompanyCharlie Sherlock founder of  blockchain technology based meds verifier  CheckItsRealRonan Clarke founder of Smart Surfaces who Reinvent the way you work, and from Ireland with Grá Mark Loftus of the PaddyBox.
Event moderator: Billy Linehan of Celtar business consultants

Are you considering exporting?

Here’s why you should:

  • Increase profitability, and sales. On average, businesses that export are more profitable than those who do not
  • Diversify risks selling to a wider geographical spread that lessens the impact from local downturns.
  • Economies of scale and lower production costs. Exporting allows you to take advantage of economies of scale.
  • Knowledge and skills are transferred from buyers to domestic firms when they start exporting.
  • Increased Lifetime of Product or Service,  by staggering the launch in different locations. So, as the product reaches maturity at home you can launch elsewhere.

For more information on StartUp Ballymun and to be kept up to date on the next events check them out on their Facebook Page or Twitter.

Want to join B4b business network? Join up now for just €50 for the year or contact our facilitator  Catherine Whelan

Want to join B4b business network? Join up now for just €50 for the year or contact our facilitator  Catherine Whelan

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