Latest cycle of female entrepreneurs taking part in Going for Growth employ 860 people and many are exporters.
An overall group of 79 women taking part in the Going for Growth programme between them generate annual revenues of €69m and employ around 860 people.
The 65 women entrepreneurs selected for the 14th cycle of Going for Growth have already achieved annual sales of €44m and one-third are already exporters.
“Going for Growth is designed to support these entrepreneurs to achieve their growth ambitions, helping create new jobs and grow their sales”
These businesses currently employ almost 550 people, over 400 of these full-time, and have very ambitious plans for their future growth.
Continuing the momentum
A further 14 entrepreneurs, who are members of the Going for Growth Community, have also been selected to continue their growth journey through participation on Continuing the Momentum round tables.
Between them these entrepreneurs currently have annual sales of over €25m, half are exporters and between them they employ over 310 people, with further growth planned.
Going for Growth is sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and KPMG.
“Going for Growth is designed to support these entrepreneurs to achieve their growth ambitions, helping create new jobs and grow their sales,” the organisers said.
Main image at top: Carol Gibbons, Enterprise Ireland; Lead Entrepreneur Fidelma McGuirk, Payslip; Ann-Marie Mc Sorley, Veri and Aoife Newton, KPMG. Photo: Orla Murray/Coalesce