Part of this year’s LaunchBox cohort at Trinity College Dublin, co-founder of Souper Fresh Daniel Buckley shares his thoughts at the start of his entrepreneurial journey.
Every summer LaunchBox, Trinity’s student accelerator, offers student entrepreneurs €10,000 in equity-free funding and a place on the three-month programme. Follow how these start-ups get on here.
LaunchBox, in partnership with Bank of Ireland, and managed by experts in Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace, provides mentorship, funding, access to alumni and investors, and the ideal collaborative environment to launch new start-up ventures.
“By participating in this exceptional programme, we have secured substantial funding, have access to invaluable networks, and benefit from unparalleled mentorship”
Stay tuned for the upcoming Diary of a Student Entrepreneur series which charts some of the teams’ reflections as they prepare for the upcoming Demo Day.
Calling all soup enthusiasts! Prepare to be delighted by a unique culinary experience brought to you by Souper Fresh, which I co-founded. As a student of Management Science and Information Systems at Trinity College Dublin, I have honed my skills in problem-solving and innovative solutions. Welcome to the remarkable world of Souper Fresh!
“As a determined founder, I understand that challenges lie ahead on this thrilling journey”
Imagine Irish cheese factories overwhelmed by an abundance of whey waste, desperately seeking a solution. Fear not, for Souper Fresh has emerged as the saviour! Through our innovative methods, we have successfully transformed this whey waste into an exceptional soup alternative. Gone are the days of wasteful dumping and exorbitant costs. We have converted this liquid gold into soups that not only nourish and satisfy but also tantalize your taste buds. This remarkable achievement not only rescues small-scale cheese factories but also secures our whey supply at no cost. It’s a remarkable win-win situation!
Hold on tight, as there’s much more to savour! Our soups transcend the realm of ordinary sustenance. They are flavour-packed powerhouses, brimming with essential micronutrients like B12 and protein.
A single serving provides your daily dose of B12, contributing to a nourished body, satisfied cravings, and a commitment to a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. It’s an explosion of flavours, delivering pure goodness to your palate while promoting a better planet.
Now, let’s explore the compelling advantages of LaunchBox, the Tangent Student Accelerator program. By participating in this exceptional programme, we have secured substantial funding, have access to invaluable networks, and benefit from unparalleled mentorship. Trinity College Dublin’s entrepreneurial community is the secret ingredient behind our success. This vibrant hub empowers student entrepreneurs like us to learn, grow, and bring our boldest ideas to life.
As a determined founder, I understand that challenges lie ahead on this thrilling journey. Despite the seemingly daunting task of juggling scalding hot soup bowls while riding a unicycle, I embrace obstacles with unwavering resilience. Failure is not an option when our mission is to reduce waste, provide nourishing food, and contribute to a better world, one delicious bowl at a time.
Fellow soup aficionados, I invite you to join us on this extraordinary adventure! Follow Souper Fresh on Instagram at souper.fresh and immerse yourself in the unparalleled joy of savouring our souper goodness. As you witness Souper Fresh’s ascent to legendary status in the vast start-up world, revel in waves of pure satisfaction. Let us together unleash the power of soup, ignite gratitude and humility, and create a planet that is charged with positivity, all within the comforting embrace of a nourishing bowl.
Welcome to the revolution of soups, my friends, where excellence knows no bounds!