DIT Marketing Student Laura McCarthy- winner of Elevator Pitch Competition at the Dublin Fuelling Ambition Roadshow
11 April 2018
Pictured Left to Right: Helen Creegan Walsh- President, Network Ireland Dublin Branch, DIT Marketing Student- Laura McCarthy, Founder and CEO 'Drink Botanicals Ireland' and Rachael James- Female Entrepreneurship Manager, Enterprise Ireland.
Laura McCarthy, DIT College of Business BSc Marketing 3rd year student was named as the winner of a Facebook-sponsored elevator pitch competition in Dublin as the Founder and CEO of Drink Botanicals Ireland. The competition was part of the Fuelling Ambition ‘Lead and Succeed’ Roadshow event in Facebook, Dublin organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Entrepreneurs Academy. The event was attended by businesswomen and entrepreneurs from the East region.
The Dublin Roadshow was one of a series of free-to-attend events taking place across the country during March and April which aimed to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female entrepreneurs nationally. The Elevator Pitch competition offered a cash prize package sponsored by Facebook worth €2,000 at each location, as well as additional prizes worth up to €1,000.